Five Spartans have earned the academic honor each of their four years.
There are 13 returning starters among more than 80 players suiting up for spring practice.
AT SAN JOSE STATE: In his second season with the Spartans... A returning starter at the nose tackle position.
COMMUNITY COLLEGE: Played for Mt. San Antonio College (Coach Bob Jastrab) in 2014 and 2015... Mounties won the 2014 California Community College state championship... 28 tackles, 5.0 tackles for loss and a safety his sophomore season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from American Fork High in South Jordan, Utah... Attended Los Osos High in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.
MORE ON SAILOSI: A communication studies major... Name is pronounced Sigh-low-see Lah-too... Played rugby growing up in Tonga... Came to the United States at age 16... He is a native of Vaiola, Tonga.