Football Coaching Staff
Roman Sapolu
Graduate Assistant Coach - Offensive Line
Coach Info:
Position: Graduate Assistant Coach - Offensive Line
Alma Mater: Oregon State
Graduating Year: 2014

Roman Sapolu is in his second season as a graduate assistant at Nebraska in 2017, and his third season overall on the Husker staff. Sapolu works primarily with the offensive line, assisting Mike Cavanaugh who was Sapolu's position coach in college at Oregon State. 

In 2015, Sapolu was a graduate manager on the offensive staff, primarily working with the offensive line. As a graduate assistant, Sapolo continued to assist Cavanaugh while expanding his duties to include on-field coaching and instruction.

Sapolu started his coaching career in 2014, after his senior season with the Beavers was cut short due to injury. A four-year letterwinner on the offensive line, Sapolu remained on the Beaver squad for the remainder of the season and assisted coach Cavanaugh.

Sapolu earned his degree in liberal studies from Oregon State in 2014. His father, Jesse, was a member of the San Francisco 49ers from 1983 to 1997, earning four Super Bowl rings with the team.