"They're closest to home," said Moala. "My mom can't really make it to my games if I go much farther than that. Family is really important to me, because without family, you have nothing. I need my family to support me. Without that, it would really hurt me." ... "Lupoi is a really good friend," said Moala. "My cousin is also the strength and conditioning coach [Ed note: Moala's cousin, Nu'u Tafisi, is on the staff, but not the lead coach] at Cal. He talks highly of Coach Lupoi, and if he was to leave, that would really hurt. I would have nothing to work with. That would be a big deal."