| Defensive tackle|
Utah Utes football
| 1.88 m|
| (1990-12-19) December 19, 1990 (age 24)|
American football defensive tackle
San Diego Chargers (#95 / Defensive tackle)
Tony Palepoi, Tutaga Palepoi
Holladay (UT) Skyline
Salt Lake City, Utah
Tenny Palepoi Wikipedia
Tenny Palepoi (born December 19, 1990) is an American football defensive tackle for the Los Angeles Chargers of the National Football League (NFL). 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 played for the Snow College Badgers from 2010 to 2011. He was a NJCAA All-American, first-team All-WSFL selection, and team captain his sophomore year in 2011.
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.
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.