Palepoi in 2016
|No. 95 – Salt Lake Stallions|
|Born:||December 19, 1990|
Salt Lake City, Utah
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight:||298 lb (135 kg)|
|High school:||Skyline (Millcreek, Utah)|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2018|
|Player stats at PFR|
Tenny Palepoi (born December 19, 1990) is an American football defensive tackle for the Salt Lake Stallions of the Alliance of American Football (AAF). He first enrolled at Snow College before transferring to the University of Utah. Palepoi attended Skyline High School in Holladay, Utah. His brother, Anton Palepoi, also played in the NFL.
Palepoi was born on December 19, 1990 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He played high school football for the Skyline High School Eagles. He first-team all-state in 2008 as a senior and honorable mention all-state in 2007. He was also team captain and an all-region selection his junior and senior years.
Palepoi transferred and played football for the Utah Utes of the University of Utah from 2012 to 2013. He was a second-team All-Pac-12 selection and team captain his senior year. He recorded 74 tackles, 12.5 tackles for loss and 6.5 sacks at the University of Utah.
San Diego / Los Angeles Chargers
Palepoi was signed by the San Diego Chargers on May 13, 2014 after going undrafted in the 2014 NFL Draft. He made his NFL debut on September 8, 2014 against the Arizona Cardinals, recording one tackle. He was ruled out for the 2015 season with a fractured foot on August 3, 2015.
Palepoi was suspended four games on December 12, 2016 for violating the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances.
On March 20, 2017, Palepoi re-signed with the Chargers.
Salt Lake Stallions
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