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Katherine Wright | NCAA.com | September 9, 2022

WATCH: 300-pound lineman from Missouri State rolls for 34-yard kickoff return

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Missouri State has a couple of tricks in the bag and none more exciting than its 6-foot, 300-pound kickoff returner — Siale Suliafu.

UT-Martin had just tied the game at 14 in the second quarter when Tyler Larco's 45-yard kickoff sailed into Suliafu's arms. He returned it 34 yards, beginning a five-play, 41-yard touchdown drive to put the Bears up 21-14 at the half.

The 34-yard gain was not easy, as Suliafu had to evade a handful of tackles, eventually pinballing into midfield. 

Watch the return below:

His career-long scamper helped the Bears to a 35-30 win over the Skyhawks.

Officially labeled a defensive lineman on the Missouri State athletic websiteSuliafu returned three kickoffs for 19 yards last season, with his longest attempt going 10 yards.

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