93 - Andru Pulu
Andru Pulu
Height: 6-2
Weight: 290
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Federal Way, Wash.
High School: Federal Way HS '09
Previous College: Washington
Position: DL
Experience: 1L*

*** Honors Candidate ***

2013: Listed as a starter at defensive tackle on the preseason depth chart. He was selected as a second team All-Big Sky Conference selection by College Sports Madness and Phil Steele. He ranked 16th on the preseason FCS defensive tackle rankings as selected by Josh Buchanan at philsteele.com.

2012: Earned honorable mention All-Big Sky honors. Pulu made his first start as an Eagle at defensive tackle against Idaho (8/30/12) and he had one tackle. He had a season-high six tackles against Sam Houston State (12/15/12), and had five tackles in each of EWU’s two previous games in the FCS Playoffs. He had a sack against Washington State (9/8/12) and four tackles and a quarterback hurry in EWU’s 27-24 win at second-ranked Montana State (10/13/12). He missed the Southern Utah (10/27/12) game because of a knee injury suffered versus Sacramento State (10/20/12). Entering the 2012 season, he was ranked No. 29 among all FCS defensive tackles by Phil Steele’s FCS College Football Preview. Listed as a starter at defensive tackle on the preseason depth chart. In limited action in four spring scrimmages, he had nine tackles and a pass broken up.

2011: Was at EWU but not eligible to play. Was selected as the team’s defensive scout team player of the week once. In four spring scrimmages in his debut as an Eagle, he had six tackles and a sack.

Washington: Did not play in 2010, but was one of 10 true freshmen to see action for the Huskies in 2009. He was a regular in the rotation at defensive end and also a regular on the kick return team. He played in all 12 games, and finished with two tackles. His tackle was a shared sack against Idaho. His other tackle was against Oregon.

HS: Graduated from Federal Way HS in 2009. Named by the Seattle Times as a “Red Chip” selection as one of the top 22 prospects in the state of Washington and received honorable mention as a “Northwest Nugget” by the Tacoma News Tribune. He was named the South Puget Sound League 4A Co-Defensive Lineman of the Year, when he also earned first team All-SPSL honors as an offensive lineman and linebacker despite missing the latter part of the season due to injury. He also made the Seattle Times preseason All-State team. He was rated as the No. 29 strong-side linebacker in the nation by scout.com and was ranked as the No. 122 recruit in the west by superprep.com. He led the Eagles to the first round of the State 4A Playoffs for the first time since 1976 as the team finished 8-3 overall and 7-2 in league play his senior year. He was also named to the All-SPSL first team defense and second team offense as both a sophomore and junior. He had 74 tackles as a sophomore and 62 as a junior. Federal Way was 8-2 overall and 7-2 in the league his junior season, helping the Eagles win the league title for the first time in 31 years. He also threw the shot and discus for the track team and made it to the State 4A Championships in the shot put as a junior, finishing 11th.

Personal: Interdisciplinary studies major. Born 7/29/91 in Seattle, Wash. Son of Logo and Seioliani Pulu. His brother, Jordan, graduated from Federal Way High School in 2012 and was the only true freshman to play for the Eagles in 2012. Their Eagle teammates D’londo Tucker (’13) and Albert Havili (’13) also graduated from Federal Way. Name is pronounced “pooh-lou.”

 

Year

GP

TT

Hi

S

TL-Yds

FF-FR

PBU

I-Yds

2012

13

36

6

1.5

4-8

0-0

0

0-0

 
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