Punahou’s Tufono commits to Idaho State

Punahou defensive lineman Jack-Eli Tufono tackled Leilehua's Anthony Ugalino during the 2015 season opener. Cindy Ellen Russell / Honolulu Star-Advertiser.
Punahou defensive lineman Jack-Eli Tufono tackled Leilehua’s Anthony Ugalino during the 2015 season opener. Cindy Ellen Russell / Honolulu Star-Advertiser.

Punahou senior defensive lineman Jack-Eli Tufono has given an oral commitment to Idaho State.

The 6-foot-5, 262-point Tufono announced his commitment on Twitter on Sunday night. He also had a scholarship offer from UNLV.

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COMMENTS

  1. Akeke Kuanini January 16, 2017 2:47 pm

    Good for him. Rarely have I seen an athlete choose a D1AA over a D1 program.


  2. Mahatma Gandhi January 17, 2017 4:15 am

    The faddah was a stalwart on the Iolani team that destroyed Waianae in the 1980 Prep Bowl. You gotta wonder if Iolani offered him too. Or is Iolani content with concentrating just recruiting basketball players.


  3. Education Last January 17, 2017 9:50 am

    Punahou guy going to a D-2 school? Really?


  4. Searider86 January 18, 2017 7:54 am

    Congratulations, Jack-Eli! Your father and uncles were all great players! Tufono/Thompson Bloodlines: AWESOME!! God Bless!


  5. OGRRFL January 18, 2017 1:27 pm

    @mahatmaGandi ,Brada Iolani tied with waianae in the 1980 prep bowl! Good luck Tufono!


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