2008: Started 12 of the 13 games at the right guard position, missing only the Oregon game (ankle) ... had five knockdowns against Arizona State ... had two pancakes and four knockdowns vs. UCLA ... recipient of the Stub Allison Award as the team's most inspirational player at the end-of-the-year banquet ... a second-team All-Pac-10 choice.
2007: Started all 13 games at right guard for the Golden Bears ... part of a unit that allowed a league-low 11 sacks (third-best in the nation) ... Cal's offense registered over 2,000 yards on the ground, including 1,000-yard rusher Justin Forsett ... earned Pac-10 All-Academic recognition.
2006: Played in 12 games including starting nine games as the right guard ... registered 24 knockdowns and 14 pancakes during the regular season ... notched five knockdowns against both UCLA and Stanford ... missed the Washington State game due to injury.
2005: Part of the offensive line rotation during the season ... earned the start at left guard against Stanford ... also saw significant action against USC ... ended the regular season with five pancake blocks.
High School: Four-year starter who earned PrepStar All-America acclaim after racking up 81 tackles, 11 tackles for loss and 2.5 sacks as a dominant two-way player ... the first exclusive lineman to be named South Bay Daily Breeze Player of the Year in the award's 40-year history ... earned first team all-state honors by Calhisports.com in 2003 ... picked on the All-West Region team by PrepStar ... slotted No. 38 among offensive guards nationally by Rivals.com, which also ranked him No. 53 in its California Top 100 list ... named to the Long Beach Press-Telegram "Best in the West" first team ... a two-time all-state, all-area, All-Marine League and Los Angeles Times All-Star team member.
Personal: Full name is Noris Pouvi Tualaulelei Malele ... cousin of former Cal defensive tackle Matthew Malele, who completed his career in 2007 ... parents are Atapana and Julie Malele ... majored in social welfare.
Last Updated: May 1, 2009