Chargers’ Tupuola-Fetui commits to Pac-12 school

Pearl City senior defensive end Zion Tupuola-Fetui saw his college recruitment blow up in the offseason between his junior and senior seasons. His first offer, from Washington, is the one he's decided to accept according to online reports. Photo by Jamm Aquino/Star-Advertiser.

Pearl City defensive end/linebacker prospect Zion Tupuola-Fetui has committed to Washington while on his official visit with the Huskies this weekend according to online reports. He later tweeted out his commitment on Twitter.

Tupuola-Fetui, who is 6-foot-4 and 250 pounds, told Blair Angulo of 247sports that he made his decision because, “the culture that coach Pete (Chris Petersen) has brought to the program and the sense of home and family that I’ve gotten there.”

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Tupuola-Fetui chose UW over California and was also offered by Vanderbilt, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Oregon State and Washington State.

The Huskies were the first to offer the Chargers senior, setting off a wave of recruitment activity.

Tupuola-Fetui is the third high school senior in Hawaii to commit to a Pac-12 school, joining Saint Louis safety Isaiah Tufaga (Oregon State) and Waianae linebacker Kana’i Mauga (Southern Cal).


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