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Fuga Talks About the Nose Guard's Role

The nose guard position is a downright dirty job that's as thankless as it is non-glorious, but a lot of the defense's success hinges on the caliber of nose guard play. It not only affects the defensive line, but the level of play from the middle linebackers as well.

In June it will have been a year since nose guard Romney Fuga returned home from serving a mission in Madagascar. Three months after he got home, he was thrust into action. "Romney is teachable and he listens and he wants to be good," said Coach Kaufusi. "He got off his mission last June and here he was playing for us that year. That's something that doesn't happen very much, especially at that... Recommended Stories