TALALEMOTU DEDICATES HISTORIC WIN FOR SAIPAN

TALALEMOTU DEDICATES HISTORIC WIN FOR SAIPAN

📅08 September 2015
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By Michael Cruz

The first weekend of college football always has upsets when an FCS school beats a FBS school. One of the biggest upsets was Portland State beating Washington State 24-17 this past Saturday. Former Kagman High student Savali Talalemotu started for the Vikings and recorded five tackles.

The Vikings, according to FPI, only had a 2.4% chance of winning the game and were 0-14 against PAC 12 teams. Down 10-0 at halftime, the Vikings scored 24 points in the second half. Talalemotu forced a fumble in the first quarter and was mentioned being from Saipan in this ESPN highlight.

http://espn.go.com/video/clip?id=13589231&ex_cid=espnapi_internal

Interview Quote from KATU Sports

“I just want to say to all the people back home and all my family that I’m doing this for them. I wish I could be home to help everyone but I can’t. I will be thinking of you all on Sept. 5 when we play against Washington State. I’m going to play for you all so just watch,” the 22-year-old player said.

See Bob Coldeen’s Saipan report on www.saipantv.com

 

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