Punahou junior linebacker Maninoa Tufono, the No. 48 overall prospect in the class of 2019 according to 247Sports.com, has narrowed down his college options.
The 6-foot-3, 225-pound inside linebacker, rated No. 3 overall at his position according to the same rankings, announced on Twitter on Sunday the 14 schools still in the running out of the 37 that have offered him.
They are Idaho State, Michigan State, Nebraska, Florida, Washington, Stanford, LSU, Notre Dame, Texas, Florida State, Southern California, UCLA, Texas A&M and Oregon.
— 5🌹 (@maninoa_tufono) May 7, 2018
The one FCS school to make the cut, Idaho State, is where his brother, Jack, plays football as an offensive lineman.
Tufono’s father, Albert, an ‘Iolani alumnus, played football at the University of Washington from 1983 to ’87.
Notable schools not to make the cut include Utah, Hawaii, Oklahoma and Penn State.