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PRONUNCIATION: VILLY-ah-mee moe-ALL-uh
CAL CAREER (Career Stats):
2012 (Game-by-Game Stats): Recorded four tackles and 0.5 tackles for loss in the spring game.
2011 (Game-by-Game Stats): One of only three true freshman to play in all 13 games along with Mustafa Jalil and Richard Rodgers, getting in all of his action off the bench ... also used as one of the backfield blockers in the team's punt game ... recorded four tackles, picking up one each in the season opener vs. Fresno State, at Oregon, vs. USC and at Stanford ... named the No. 99 national incoming freshman and No. 8 defensive tackle by Lindy's prior to the season ... also checked in as Athlon's No. 9 national defensive lineman recruit, while Phil Steele had him at No. 10 among freshmen defensive lineman ... Athlon's No. 6 and Lindy's No. 18 Pac-12 overall recruit, as well as Cal's No. 4 recruit according to Sporting News.
GRANT HS: Earned five stars from Scout and Tom Lemming, while garnering four from ESPN and Rivals ... listed as the nation's No. 2 defensive tackle by Lemming, Scout and SuperPrep, while checking in at No. 7 at the position according to ESPN and No. 8 by Rivals ... played in the prestigious U.S. Army All-American Bowl following his 2010 senior campaign and blocking a kick during the game ... among the top 100 overall players in the nation according to SuperPrep (No. 4), Tom Lemming (No. 34), Sporting News (No. 42), Prepstar (No. 83), ESPN (No. 97) and Rivals (No. 99) ... a MaxPreps All-American as a senior ... SuperPrep listed him at No. 2 for all players in California/Hawaii/Nevada, while Rivals had him at No. 11 for all California players ... ranked second in the Sac-Joaquin Section and 19th in the state of California with 16.0 sacks as senior ... also added 131 tackles, five forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, one interception that he returned 25 yards, three blocked punts and a blocked field goal in his final prep campaign for a squad that was 13-1 overall and 5-0 in the Delta Valley League to win the conference title ... was a member of the prestigious Long Beach Press-Telegram Best in the West team and also an All-Area selection as a senior when his squad reached the Sac-Joaquin section semifinals ... also had a huge 2009 junior season with 115 tackles, 15.0 sacks, one forced fumble, four fumble recoveries and a blocked kick ... earned All-State honors and was also the GoldenStatePreps Junior Defensive Player of the Year in 2009 when his squad finished 12-1 overall and 6-0 in the DVL to win the conference crown ... contributed 51 tackles and 4.0 sacks as a 2008 sophomore for a Grant squad that won a California state title with a 14-0 overall record and posted a 5-0 mark in the Metro League for a conference championship ... had 69 tackles, 5.0 sacks and two fumble recoveries as a 2007 freshman playing on the varsity squad ... team combined for a 46-6 overall record during his four varsity seasons and won three conference titles ... ESPN said "Moala is a big boy who can provide a physical presence in the heart of the trenches. He displays good initial quickness and is more than just a guy that will bang heads."
PERSONAL: Full name is Viliami Alfred Moala ... born March 30, 1993 ... parents are Nauela and Lupe Moala ... major is undeclared.
CAREER GAME HIGHS
Tackles: 1 (four times, last at Stanford, 2011)
LAST UPDATED: July 26, 2012