RECRUITING: Offers made over the weekend

Punahou's Maninoa Tufono went airborne and fumbled crossing the goal line against Kamehameha, but recovered the ball in the end zone for a first-quarter touchdown. Photo by Jamm Aquino/Star-Advertiser.

The second signing period for the class of 2018 takes place next month, but with schools filling out a lot of their class already, they are moving on to the current crop of juniors.

Kahuku offensive lineman Enokk Vimahi, who is 6-5 and 270, tweeted Saturday that he has added an offer from Oklahoma State.

UPDATE: Tufono and Vimahi and Saint Louis DT Faatui Tuitele all added offers from Florida late Sunday morning.

Vimahi, who is the No. 14-ranked offensive tackle and 110th overall prospect in the class of 2019 according to 247Sports, now has 14 total D-I offers — Arizona State, BYU, Florida, Fresno State, Hawaii, Nebraska, Oklahoma State, Ole Miss, Oregon, Syracuse, UCLA, USC, Utah, Virginia.

Punahou middle linebacker Maninoa Tufono (6-4, 220), who is the fourth-ranked inside linebacker prospect and No. 133 overall prospect according to 247Sports, added two offers this weekend.

Oregon State and Fresno State both extended a scholarship opportunity to Tufono, who now has 17 D-I offers — California, Florida, Fresno State, Hawaii, Nevada, Notre Dame, Oregon, Oregon State, San Diego State, Syracuse, UCLA, USC, Utah, Vanderbilt, Virginia, Washington, Washington State.

Only Tuitele, the 29th overall prospect in the 2019 class, has more offers among the current crop of juniors in Hawaii.

Kapolei senior receiver Marquis Montgomery landed his first Division I FBS scholarship offer from Air Force. Montgomery struggled with injuries this past season but is an intriguing prospect at 6-foot-4 and 205 pounds.

To stay updated, check out our Hawaii High School/JUCO Football Recruiting Tracker.


  1. Paniolo January 14, 2018 8:45 pm

    With our newly hired Warrior football Defensive Cory Batoon, maybe will have a few top local kids with all those mainland school offer will consider staying home and play for our Warrior football team.
    I am sure Warrior head football coach has already his newly hired Offensive line and Wide receiver coach in mind and will announce those names this week.

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