Larry Tuileta
    Larry  Tuileta

    RS Freshman

    Honolulu, HI

    High School:

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 200




    2015: Tuileta will serve as a reserve walk-on redshirt freshman quarterback in 2015.

    2014: Tuileta redshirted as a reserve walk-on quarterback in 2014, his first year at USC.

    VOLLEYBALL: Tuileta didn't join the USC men’s volleyball team until January of 2015, but ended up a part-time starting outside hitter as a first-year freshman in 2015 ... Overall in 2015 while appearing in 26 matches (starting 12), he had 173 kills (third on USC) while hitting .272, plus 118 digs, 20 blocks and 7 aces ... He was in double kill figures 7 times, hit .500-plus twice and had 5-plus digs 10 times (including 4 with 10-plus digs) ... He was named to the 2015 MPSF All-Freshman team.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Tuileta was a 3-time All-State first team performer in two sports at Punahou School in Honolulu (Hi.), as an outside hitter in volleyball and a quarterback in football.

    In football, he quarterbacked Punahou to an 11-0 record and the 2013 state championship as a senior while completing 155-of-263 passes (58.9%) for 2,647 yards with 28 touchdowns and just 5 interceptions. In 2013, he was the Gatorade Hawaii Player of the Year for the second consecutive season and he was named the Honolulu Star-Advertiser State Offensive Player of the Year and Cover2: Hawaii High School Football Weekly Offensive Player of the Year Award winner.

    As a junior in 2012, hit 156-of-246 passes (63.4%) for 2,588 yards with 28 TDs and only 1 interception.

    In volleyball, as a 2014 senior he was named the 2014 Volleyball Magazine National Boys' Volleyball High School Player of the Year as he led Punahou to its third straight state championship and the Interscholastic League of Honolulu title, earning Volleyball Magazine Fab 50, All-State and All-ILH Player of the Year notice. He earned All-American and All-ILH honors as a 2013 junior on Punahou's state champs. As a sophomore in 2012, he was the ILH Player of the Year and he helped Punahou to the state crown.

    He also starred for many years at the USA Volleyball Boys Junior National Championships while playing for the Ka Ulukoa club team. He led his team to the Club Gold Division titles in 2008 (12s) and 2009 (13s) and the Open Gold Division titles in 2010 (14s), 2011 (15s), 2012 (16s) and 2013 (17s), winning All-Tournament MVP honors in 2011, 2012 and 2013. He was a member of the 2012 USA Volleyball Boys Youth National Training Team. He also won the 2010 USA Volleyball SoCal Open Boys U14 Beach tourney.

    PERSONAL: He also has been involved in numerous charitable activities, including volunteering at Habitat for Humanity, area food banks and homeless shelters and serving as a youth volleyball coach.