When you’re 6-foot-7 and 340 pounds, it’s not easy to blend in -- especially in a small, football-savvy town like Aledo.
So Chuck Filiaga does what comes natural: he stands out.
The four-star offensive tackle, who has been recruited by powerhouse programs like Alabama and Oregon, USC and TCU, will play his senior season for the No. 1 ranked Bearcats, and his journey from American Samoa to Southern California and now, North Texas, is the focus of Episode 2 of the original Star-Telegram web series Titletown, TX.
As Aledo gets ready for its first game of the season against Colleyville Heritage on Friday, we take a closer look at the big man on Aledo’s campus, and how, with his big smile and even bigger personality, he is fitting in just fine with his new football family.
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