HG: Hawaii well represented in D-I FCS as well

San Diego sophomore Kama Kamaka made six tackles and broke up a pass in a season-opening 38-9 win over Western New Mexico. Photo courtesy USD athletics.

Including the University of Hawaii, more than 100 players who graduated from high school in Hawaii are on FBS rosters this season.

But that’s not all in Division I.

Another 29 kids from Hawaii are on rosters of Division I FCS schools.

Southern Utah is the most popular landing spot with seven kids from Hawaii on the roster. Sophomore receiver Judd Cockett (Punahou ’17) caught a 12-yard touchdown pass in a 34-30 loss to North Alabama to start the season on Saturday.

San Diego sophomore Kama Kamaka (Kamehameha ’17), who made three starts last year as a true freshman, had six tackles with 1 1/2 tackles for loss and half a sack in a 38-9 win over Western New Mexico to start the season.

Linebacker Nohea Keahi (Baldwin ’15) is a senior linebacker at Duquesne, which will play Hawaii at Aloha Stadium on Sept. 22.

Below is a list of the 29 Hawaii high school graduates representing 16 different schools currently listed on an FCS roster.

ABILENE CHRISTIAN WILDCATS
Aaron Bunting (Campbell ‘16) 5-8, 185, So, RB

DARTMOUTH BIG GREEN
Bun Straton (Punahou ‘15) 6-0, 195, Sr, DB
Kamana Hobbs (Punahou ‘15) 6-1, 155, Sr, WR
Chris Sykes (Saint Louis ‘18) 6-3, 210, Fr, WR

DELAWARE STATE HORNETS
Anetelea Moli (Aiea ’15) 6-2, 300, Jr, OL
Cade Pedro (Kamehameha ‘16) 6-3, 300, So, OL

DUQUESNE DUKES
Nohea Keahi (Baldwin ‘15) 6-2, 245, Sr, LB

EASTERN ILLINOIS PANTHERS
Aaron Miller (Saint Louis ‘16) 6-5, 270, So, OL
Eliki Tanuvasa (Saint Louis ‘18) 6-2, 285, Fr, OL

FORDHAM RAMS
Antonio Cortez Feria (Punahou ‘18) 5-10, 200, Fr, RB

IDAHO VANDALS
Ben Taliulu (Aiea ’15) 6-2, 253, Sr, DL

IDAHO STATE BENGALS
Jack Tufono (Punahou ‘17) 6-4, 275, Fr, OL
Travis Namohala (Kamehameha ’11) (RS) 6-2, 294, Jr, OL

LAMAR CARDINALS
Tamatoa Neher (Kahuku ’16) 6-2, 308, Jr, OL

MONTANA STATE BOBCATS
Shawn Borges (Damien ‘17) 5-10, 180, Fr, S

NORFOLK STATE SPARTANS
Demetrius Harp (Leilehua ‘16) 5-8, 160, So, DB

PRINCETON TIGERS
Andrei Iosivas (Punahou ‘18) 6-4, 190, Fr, WR

SAN DIEGO TOREROS
Kama Kamaka (Kamehameha ‘17) 6-1, 195, So, DB

ST. FRANCIS (PENN.) RED FLASH
Omar Mareko (Kapolei ’17) 6-1, 250, Fr, LB

SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA LIONS
Tainano Gaulua (Farrington ‘17) 6-2, 280, So, DL
Feletoa Ailua (Waianae ‘17) 6-2, 290, So, DL

SOUTHERN UTAH THUNDERBIRDS
Austin Ewing (Konawaena ‘18) 6-1, 185, Fr, QB
Akili Gray (Kamehameha ’16) 5-11, 183, So, S
Jedediah Lulu (Saint Louis ‘17) 6-0, 220, So, LB
Judd Cockett (Punahou ‘17) 5-11, 171, So, WR
Jathen Chaffin (Farrington ‘16) 6-2, 190, So, WR
Marcus Faufata-Pedrina (Damien ‘18) 5-9, 195, Fr, WR
Kotoni Sekona (Punahou ‘18) 6-1, 245, Fr, DL

UC DAVIS AGGIES
Mason Moe (Kahuku ‘12) 6-0, 210, Sr, LB

COMMENTS

  1. Ispep September 6, 2018 10:41 am

    Tamatoa Neher OL from Kahuku 2016 is a Junior playing at Lamar University


  2. Billy Hull September 6, 2018 12:10 pm

    Thanks, lspep


  3. Izzz statue!!! September 6, 2018 12:28 pm

    Heres another one.
    Anetelea RJ Moli OL Junior Aiea graduate plays at Delaware State


  4. Billy Hull September 6, 2018 1:54 pm

    Ahh, they listed him as from Samoa and a JC. Thanks for the catch!


  5. Makani September 7, 2018 8:38 am

    Are you going to do D2?


  6. ??? September 7, 2018 3:39 pm

    Great job to all you student athletes 🤙🏽


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