VIDEO: Moala on Spring So Far

Poasi Moala

Freshman offensive tackle Poasi Moala talks about his development in the offseason and what he still needs to improve on going forward...

Poasi Moala:


On his development this spring:
I feel like I've gotten a lot stronger with Sal's program and footwork wise.

On his weight:
Right now, I'm about 278, 275, in between. I've put on like 20 pounds since I've been here. I want to get to 290. Right now I'm making slow progress, but I'll get there. By fall, I'm trying to, but I don't want to rush that.

On running with the one's:
It feels good. It's a little hard playing on the left side, I've played on the right side my whole life, but the coaches want me to work on the left side so I have to get use to it, but it's a good experience.

On their goal for him this season:
Coach Klemm has talked to me about starting and trying to get me out there, but I just have to get stronger, gain some weight and get my technique down.

On if he's frustrated with the weight:
Weight, technique, I just have to be more technically sound in everything I do. It's going to be a battle.

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