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Fans Expect 'Big' Future for Tongan Mormon Missionary

Motekiai Langi, currently serving as a missionary in Arizona for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is a year away from his opportunity to be the biggest man in American College football.

Weighing a massive 193kg with a height of 201cm, makes him “perhaps the most physically-remarkable prospect America has ever seen,” according to

Although he is focused on sharing the gospel and serving others around him, the missionary, who describes himself as a gigantic, muscular teddy bear, is on the minds of the football-crazed nation, especially fans of Brigham Young University. 

He will play football for the first time anywhere when BYU begins its college football season in 2017.

“Every time a photograph of him making regular-sized humans look like toddlers is posted on Twitter, fans freak out,’ reports

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Watch giant BYU football commit run a 4.9 40-yard dash in Mormon missionary attire.

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