Crusaders’ Tuitele w/ impressive early offer sheet

Saint Louis sophomore defensive lineman Faatui Tuitele sacked Kamehameha quarterback Thomas Yam during a game this season. Photo by Jamm Aquino/Star-Advertiser.
Saint Louis sophomore defensive lineman Faatui Tuitele sacked Kamehameha quarterback Thomas Yam during a game this season. Photo by Jamm Aquino/Star-Advertiser.

At 6-foot-3 and 270 pounds, Saint Louis sophomore defensive lineman Faatui Tuitele is setting himself up to be the most sought after Hawaii high school football player in the class of 2019.

Tuitele landed his fourth offer already on Wednesday from the SEC. He tweeted the news.

Ole Miss joins Hawaii, Brigham Young and USC as schools to already offer Tuitele, who had a monster game in Saint Louis’ 30-14 win over Kahuku to win the Open Division state championship two weeks ago.

Tuitele had a game-high 11 tackles, a sack and a forced fumble against a rugged offensive line, and in the process held Kahuku to a season-low in scoring against a Hawaii opponent.


EDIT 12/1, 8:15 p.m.: Tuitele added his fifth offer — and second from the SEC — on Thursday from Vanderbilt.

You can watch his sophomore highlights on HUDL here.

COMMENTS

  1. Alpha November 30, 2016 5:13 pm

    Good job Tui. . . . Ole Miss. . .


  2. Mahatma Gandhi December 1, 2016 3:33 am

    Where did St Louis recruit this guy from?


  3. AOK December 1, 2016 7:28 am

    LOL been here since 6th gr Unko!


  4. Manley December 1, 2016 10:49 am

    Directly from Samoa. The Lee’s have a pipeline from connections during JJ Era at UH. private schools have the expense to do international recruiting. Bishop Gorman does it via 12 western states. Dam how can you compete against $$$$$$. But yes the kid is great. Lc8


  5. Alpha December 1, 2016 3:57 pm

    @manley @MahtmaGahndi. . . This boy from Kalihi born and raised. . . Played JPS for Central Razorbacks. . . If you guys want to know where the pipeline for ilh is. . . JPS. . . There’s no need to go anywhere else for talent when there’s more then enough right here. . . Here’s a few
    St. Louis
    Tua Tagovailoa (ewa sabers)
    Tui Tuitele (central razerback)
    Dillon Toilolo (central razerback)
    I. Slade-Matautia (Halawa knights)
    Punahou
    Efraim Tuliloa (Laie park)
    Wayne Talaupapa (Laie Park)
    La’akea Look (PYA spartans)
    Steven Barber (Halawa Knights)
    Bishop Gorman
    Ie Gaoteote (Halawa Knights)
    Haskell Garrett (Halawa Knights)

    Just a few. . .


  6. ??? December 3, 2016 10:37 am

    Damn.. Halawa Knights had an all state Big Boys team. “Wow”


  7. Alpha December 3, 2016 11:46 am

    ??? December 3, 2016 at 10:37 am
    Damn.. Halawa Knights had an all state Big Boys team. “Wow”

    Yea they beat a good Laie park team for champs that had Efraim, Wayne, Isaiah Tufaga (STL), Sili Fiatoa(Orem). . . #PoorAiea. . .


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