It’s already been quite a week for Mililani junior Vavae Malepeai.
The 6-foot, 200-pound running back received football scholarship offers from national powerhouse Oregon and Pac 12 mainstay USC. He now has 17 offers in all. USC offered on Monday and Oregon followed suit on Tuesday.
He tweeted the news earlier.
Vavae Malepeai @vavaeee · 16h 5 hours ago
Truly blessed to be offered by the university of Oregon! God is great. #WTD #DUCKS
Vavae Malepeai @vavaeee · May 18
Honored and blessed to further my education with an offer from USC! All glory to God. #fighton✌️
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.
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