Tevita Ofahengaue

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Tevita Ofahengaue
Position: Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1974-07-09) July 9, 1974 (age 42)
Place of birth: Tongatapu, Tonga
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 265 lb (120 kg)
Career information
College: BYU
NFL Draft: 2001 / Round: 7 / Pick: 246
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Tevita Lotoatau Ofahengaue (born July 9, 1974) is a former American football tight end. He was the 246th pick in the 2001 draft. He was drafted as an out of Brigham Young University by the Arizona Cardinals.[1][2]


Ofahengaue currently lives in Utah with his wife Carey and their seven children. He and his wife own a private foster agency together, Crossroads Youth Services. Ofahengaue is currently serving as the football Director of Player Personnel at BYU.

Legal troubles[edit]

In July, 2011, Ofahengaue along with Reno Mahe were charged with theft for playing a part in stealing more than $55,000 in gasoline from a construction company in 2010.[3] In January 2014 all charges were dropped and dismissed in Court by Judge Lindberg.


  1. ^ Draft's 'Mr. Irrelevant' takes lengthy route to NFL Dennis Dodd, SportsLine.com, April 22, 2001
  2. ^ Rock, Brad (April 23, 2013). "Ex-Cougar Ofahengaue says Mr. Irrelevant is still his story". deseretnews.com. Retrieved 17 August 2014. 
  3. ^ Former NFL running back charged with stealing gas Associated Press Updated July 15, 2011