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Tonga sees opportunity with Sun Devils

Recruiting coordinator Matt Lubick recruited Tonga

6-4 310 lineman Calvin Tonga preferred to play on defense at the colligate level. However, when his best scholarship offer at the time came from San Diego State, the Riverside (Calif.) Arlington standout agreed to play on the offensive line and pledge to the Aztecs. When the Sun Devils came into his recruiting picture recruiting him on defense, switching his pledge to ASU was an easy decision.

"Arizona State has been recruiting me for two weeks," said Tonga. "Coach Lubick was talking to me a little earlier in the season, sending me letters. But it was kind of unexpected when they offered me a scholarship and wanted me to come in for a visit. I was committed to San Diego State for just a few weeks when Arizona State offered me." "I like everything about the program. I was hosted by...

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