Lobo supports twin brother in New Mexico Bowl | KOB 4

Lobo supports twin brother in New Mexico Bowl

Brandon Ortega
December 18, 2018 10:39 AM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- Lobo linebacker Siti Tamaivena would have loved to have played in the New Mexico Bowl.


Instead, he watched his brother from the stands.

Siti's twin Suli Tamaivena played his final college game with Utah State Saturday.

It was the final chapter of the family's college football career.

"Took me back, memories back when we were together playing, so it was kind of weird though this time to be watching from the stands in our home field, you know, it was awesome,” Siti said.

The twins played together while attending junior college

However, they split up to follow their dreams and play Division 1 football.

Suli said having his brother watch his final college game was special.

“Just to end it here and knowing that he was going to be here, man, I was really happy to find out we was going to play in New Mexico,” Suli said. “When we got here we met up right away and then I got all my boys who came from Seattle too, so it was like a big reunion was fun."

Suli ended his college career with a win, as Utah State defeated North Texas 52-13.


Brandon Ortega

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