A big lineman who provided depth on the defensive front last season and will continue to push for playing time.
2011: Appeared in four games and totaled four tackles... Had two stops against Kent State and two against Kansas.
COMMUNITY COLLEGE: Played two seasons at Allan Hancock College for head coach Kris Dutra... Collected 62 tackles in 2010, including 10.5 for loss and 7.5 sacks, en route to first team all-conference honors... Also forced three fumbles and recovered another... Helped the Bulldogs earn a trip to the California state playoffs as a freshman in 2009, carding 36 tackles, including 4.5 for loss and 3.0 sacks.
HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at St. Joseph High School under head coach Mike Hartman... Helped team to a league championship and a 9-1 record in 2008, earning all-area, all-county and all-state accolades.
PERSONAL: John M Sua was born December 18, 1990, in Santa Maria, Calif... Son of Tom and Lani Sua... Has three siblings, Thomas, Veronica and Matthew... A criminology major.