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At Oklahoma, Jonah Laulu Embodies Family, Culture, Sacrifice and Hard Work

The former Hawaii transfer has switched positions this year, and credits his rise as a team rep to his willingness to do anything to help the Sooners win.

Whatever it takes.

That’s the lesson that Jonah Laulu learned from his mother. It’s what his Samoan heritage instilled in him. And it’s what he’s applied to his own situation in hopes of returning Oklahoma football to championship form.

Laulu is a sixth-year senior at OU, and he’s made a big position switch — from a 260-pound defensive end to a 293-pound defensive tackle. Laulu transferred to Oklahoma from Hawaii after the 2021 season, and while playing for the Rainbow Warriors, he made the gain from 230 pounds to 360 just so he could compete in the trenches.

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