Butch Pau'u
Linebacker 38
225 lbs.
Last School
Servite High School
Roster Years
2012 | 2015-2018


  • Parents are Tupou and Uepi Pau'u
  • Has five siblings
  • Majoring in Spanish

Before BYU

  • Served as Servite team captain, leading them to a 11-2 record as a senior
  • Elected as defensive MVP
  • Named first team all-state and all country
  • Coached by Troy Thomas


  • Tegucigalpa , Honduras
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2015

  • Notched a season-high three tackles against Fresno State
  • Played in eight games
  • Earned letterman honors as a freshman
  • Received 2015-16 Floyd Johnson Service Award at annual Y Awards for making a positive impact in the community and among teammates
Sophmore Year 2016

  • Finished second on the team with 83 total tackles, despite playing in just 10 games
  • Started eight games at middle linebacker
  • Had 7.0 tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks
  • In his first career start against Arizona, he led the team in tackles with nine, including seven solo, 2.5 tackles for loss, one sack and one forced fumble
  • Named Madness Independent Defensive Player of the Week on 9/6
  • Game-high and career-high 19 tackles against UCLA, which ties the BYU record since 2000 for tackles in a game
  • First career interception against West Virginia
  • Had 9 tackles against Mississippi State after missing a few games due to injury
Junior Year 2017

  • Played in 11 games, starting 10
  • Finished third on the team with 74 total tackles, including 37 solo stops
  • Had 3.0 TFL for 10 yards
  • Received Captains Award at annual team banquet
Senior Year 2018

  • Played in 11 games, starting three
  • Totaled 23 tackles including 18 solo stops
  • Named a team captain for the second year
  • Forced a fumble in the game against Cal which was returned for a touchdown
  • Posted season high of seven solo tackles at Arizona
  • Tied season high seven total tackles twice against Arizona and No. 10 Washington
  • Posted 0.5 tackle for loss against No. 10 Washington
  • Between the LYnes web chat with Sione Takitaki at Media Day 
Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

  • Member of the scout team
Medical Redshirt Year