54 - Albert Havili
Albert Havili
Height: 6-2
Weight: 255
Year: So.
Hometown: Federal Way, Wash.
High School: Federal Way HS '13
Position: LB
Experience: 1L

2014: Listed as the backup at middle linebacker on the preseason depth chart. He and fellow linebacker Miquiyah Zamora were the leading tacklers in three spring scrimmages with a total of 14 each.

2013: Played in all 15 games as a backup linebacker, and set a record for an Eastern true freshman with 61 tackles. He broke the previous record of 54 set by Joey Cwik in 2002. He had 13 tackles versus Toledo (9/14/13) in the third collegiate game of his career and eight against Cal Poly (11/16/13). He also returned an interception 77 yards for a touchdown in the FCS Playoffs against Jacksonville State (12/14/13). Three times he earned EWU’s special teams player of the week award, first against Western Oregon (9/7/13) and then versus Cal Poly (11/16/13) and Jacksonville State.

HS: Graduated from Federal Way HS in 2013. He was selected to the Tacoma News Tribune All-State team as an offensive lineman and as one of only 12 players selected to the offense. Havili was chosen to the Associated Press 4A All-State squad as a first team linebacker. He was named by the Seattle Times as a “White Chip” selection as one of the top 100 prospects in the state of Washington. WashingtonPreps.com selected him as one of 193 players on its “Best of the Northwest” list of recruits. He was a member of the Seattle Times “Star Times” All-Area team from schools in King and Snohomish counties, and was also chosen to the Tacoma News Tribune All-Area squad. Prior to the season, Havili was named to the Seattle Times preseason All-State team for all classifications as a linebacker. Also selected to Ron Siegel’s pre-season All-State team (seniors only). In addition, he was named 4A South Puget Sound League Offensive Lineman of the Year and Linebacker of the Year and was a first team all-league selection as a both an offensive lineman and linebacker. He and fellow EWU signee D’londo Tucker helped lead Federal Way to an 11-1 record and a South Puget Sound League South Division regular season championship (8-0). Federal Way won 11-straight games before losing to Camas 65-32 in the quarterfinals of the State 4A Playoffs. Prior to that, the Eagles defeated Rogers (Puyallup) 46-28 in the playoffs. As a junior, he was a first team All-SPSL South Division selection as both an offensive lineman and linebacker. He helped the Eagles finish 10-1 overall and a perfect 8-0 in the league. Federal Way lost 21-11 to Eastlake in the first round of the State 4A Playoffs. Havili was also an outstanding track and field athlete, and is the holder of the Federal Way school record in the discus (178-7). He finished third in the discus as both a senior (167-5) and junior (164-6) at the WIAA State 4A Championships, and sixth as a sophomore (155-11). Former Eagle teammate Andru Pulu (’09) and current Eagles Jordan Pulu (’12), D’londo Tucker (’13) and Jay-Tee Tiuli (’14) also graduated from Federal Way.

Personal: Major undecided but considering business or sociology. Born 8/7/95 in Laie, Hawaii. His parents are Taniela and Telvsila Havili. Last name is pronounced “hah-vee-lee.”



















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