Malepeai’s 18th offer: Utah

Mililani running back Vavae Malepeai fights off the Kapolei defender Lorenzen Panapa on Saturday. Photo by Darryl Oumi.
Mililani running back Vavae Malepeai fights off the Kapolei defender Lorenzen Panapa on Saturday. Photo by Darryl Oumi.

Mililani running back Vavae Malepeai received his 18th FBS scholarship offer today: Utah.

The 6-foot, 200-pound junior is heralded by his coaches for a dedicated work ethic. He last received offers on May 18 and 19 from USC and Oregon, respectively.

Unlike many of his peers, Malepeai doesn’t post much information about his offers. Pacific Islands Athletic Alliance shared the news on its Facebook page today.


Malepeai was a Star-Adveriser All-State first-team selection as a junior. He rushed for 1,244 yards and 23 touchdowns on 220 carries.

His updated list of offers from FBS schools: Colorado, Washington, Hawaii, Cal, Utah State, Washington State, Nevada, Vanderbilt, Michigan, Tulsa, Stanford, Ole Miss, UCLA, Oregon State, Nebraska, USC, Oregon, Utah.

May 19, 2015 – Oregon, USC want Malepeai

Apr. 30, 2015 – Malepeai’s 15th offer: Nebraska

Apr. 10, 2015 – Malepeai, Pritchard invited to Blue-Grey game

Mar. 26, 2015 – Ole Miss makes it 13 offers for Malepeai

Mar. 24, 2015 – Malepeai thrilled with UCLA offer (UCLA Rivals)

Mar. 23, 2015 – Malepeai gets offer from UCLA

Mar. 20, 2015 – Vavae Malepeai is blowing up! Last two offers are from #Stanford & #Tulsa: (Doug Kimmel on Twitter)


Mar. 18, 2015 – New Offer: Vavae Malepeai (Michigan Rivals)

Mar. 16, 2015 – 3-star Hawaii RB ‘shocked’ by Vanderbilt offer (Vanderbilt Rivals)

Mar. 15, 2015 – Malepeai gets offer from Vanderbilt

Mar. 4, 2015 – Nevada makes offer to Mililani’s Malepeai

Feb. 21, 2015 – Wazzu offers Malepeai a scholarship

Feb. 20, 2015 – Utah State makes offer to Mililani’s Malepeai

Feb. 16, 2015 – 2016 UW Football Recruiting: The Rest of the West (UW Dawg Pound)

Feb. 13, 2015 – Cal RB offeree Vavae Malepeai (Cal Rivals on Twitter)


Oct. 1, 2014 – VIDEO: Mil-Far post game, RB Vavae Malepeai

Aug. 30, 2014 – VIDEO: Mililani RB Vavae Malepeai

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