Damien sophomore left tackle Julius Buelow has received four college football offers, including three from FBS schools, according to Monarchs head coach Eddie Klaneski.
Buelow, who is part Tongan and part German, is 6 foot 6 and 290 pounds. He has offers from Hawaii, Oregon State and BYU of the FBS and Cal Poly of the FCS, and he can also play on the defensive line.
“Julius is from Kapolei side, but has a lot of family living on the North Shore,” Klaneski told Hawaii Prep World. “Kahuku side, to be exact. He has been at Damien since 6th grade. He was always a pretty big kid. Six foot as an 11-year-old, but wasn’t able to play football until 8th grade because he was growing so fast that the doctors told him he needed to wait a bit until his strength caught up to his body. Now as an upcoming 10th grader, he has filled out pretty good. He played on the intermediate team last season both on offense and defense, but he wasn’t as physical as he is now because he hadn’t found the weight room yet. Now that he has, he is ready to make a big impact for us on the O-line. We are expecting big things from him in the future.”
Damien won its first Division II championship in 12 years last season, but lost 42-33 to Konawaena in the first round of the D-II state tournament.