2012 Season Statistics by Game
Player Bio: A speedy athlete from Hawai'i that adds depth to the receiving corps...Walked on to the team and spent spring practice with the Rebels...Played both ways in high school as a wide receiver and safety...Name is pronounced "MIKE-ah MAH-tah-L-A."
2011: Spent last fall as a student at UNLV, but did not play football.
2010: Attended Oregon State but was not a member of the football team.
High School: A 2009 graduate of Kamehameha-Kapalama HS... A two-year letterwinner under coach David Stant...Garnered second team All-ILH state honors as a senior and honorable mention honors in 2008. Also was a sprinter and long jumper for the track team.
Personal: Maika Joshua Mataela was born on Jan. 11, 1991, in Honolulu...The son of Mary and Esei Mataele...Has an older sister, Tehina, and three younger brothers, Elijah, Noah and Keola.
--Courtesy of UNLVRebels.com