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Tupe Peko     

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Born: September 19, 1978
Hometown: Whittaker, CA
6' 4", 310
College: Michigan State
Other Pro Experience: NFL NFL-E 
Full NFL stats at Pro-Football-Reference.com

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Player News
Blaze: Losses (by others) are wins for Blaze
Salt Lake Tribune
The Utah Blaze did not get any favors in their quest for their third straight Arena Football League postseason berth during their bye last weekend.

Utah Blaze: Team bringing back 3 players who were let go
Deseret News
The Utah Blaze, the day prior to their trip to New Orleans to play the VooDoo, waived ex-Ute linebacker Corey Dodds, ex-Cougar offensive lineman Jake Kuresa and veteran lineman John Culp.

Arena Football: Last week's castoffs rejoin 0-9 Blaze
Salt Lake Tribune
Former BYU offensive lineman Jake Kuresa was cut by the Utah Blaze last week. Against the Kansas City Brigade on Saturday, Kuresa will likely not only play for the Blaze, but start at offensive guard.

Ground game gets shot in arm
Salt Lake Tribune
The Utah Blaze have been known for their offensive prowess in their first two seasons, pumping out record-setting seasons by their quarterbacks and receivers since opening in 2006.

What's this? Blaze may actually try to run the ball, too
Deseret News
Arena football is a pass-happy game. Running the football just isn't usually an effective way of moving the football down the field in the AFL. The running back is really more of a fourth lineman protecting the quarterback than he is a ball-carrier.

Expectations high in third season
Salt Lake Tribune
Because of his track record in Arizona, what he accomplished as a Dallas Cowboy and his penchant for talking about his players as if they are Jim Brown and his teams as if they are the 1972 Miami Dolphins, Utah Blaze coach and general manager Danny White has pretty much brought the question upon himself.

Expectations high in third season
Salt Lake Tribune
Because of his track record in Arizona, what he accomplished as a Dallas Cowboy and his penchant for talking about his players as if they are Jim Brown and his teams as if they are the 1972 Miami Dolphins, Utah Blaze coach and general manager Danny White has pretty much brought the question upon himself.

Blaze suffer a big loss as Olsen ends career
Deseret News
Olsen, the former BYU star, has been released from his contract by the Blaze at his request, Olsen confirmed Tuesday afternoon on 1280 AM (the Zone).

Biography
Prior to transferring to Michigan State, Peko earned All-California and All-Mission Conference honors at Cerritos Junior College.