Quack Attack: Oregon offers Taulia

Kapolei sophomore quarterback Taulia Tagovailoa finished with the second-most passing yards ever in a season and now has four scholarship offers. Photo by Jamm Aquino/Star-Advertiser.
Kapolei sophomore quarterback Taulia Tagovailoa finished with the second-most passing yards ever in a season and now has four scholarship offers. Photo by Jamm Aquino/Star-Advertiser.

It was a formality since the visit of new Oregon head football coach Willie Taggart to the home of brothers Tua and Taulia Tagovailoa over the weekend.

Today, the Ducks offered Taulia Tagovailoa a scholarship while Florida threw an offer Tua’s way according to Kapolei coach Darren Hernandez.

Oregon is where one of Tua’s mentors, former All-State quarterback Marcus Mariota of Saint Louis became a Heisman Trophy winner before being drafted by the Tennessee Titans.


Tua just completed his senior season, powering the Saint Louis Crusaders to the Open Division state crown. He has been committed to top-ranked Alabama for several months and plans to enroll there in January after graduating early from high school.

Taulia is a sophomore at Kapolei who sparked the Hurricanes to an Open Division quarterfinal upset win over Punahou. He also has offers from Alabama, Utah and Hawaii.

COMMENTS

  1. Mark B. December 12, 2016 9:05 pm

    So much for the Hawaii offer. It’s almost like a JV program.


  2. Manley December 13, 2016 9:10 am

    UH should offer Gabriel of Mililani. Dad played for UH,why not. Still got 2 more years. Make Hawaii Great Again. Get Rosario on board with academics. A lot of talent out there.


  3. RSYmoney December 13, 2016 11:35 am

    Mark B, we could have beaten Oregon this year. Everyone else did and they fired their coach. We rising and they going down. Go Warriors!


  4. kahukuwrckless December 13, 2016 6:35 pm

    They gonna offer the kapolei qb that couldn’t even move the ball or throw a td on us but not even look at Sol-Jay?


  5. Searider86 December 14, 2016 10:46 am

    Taulia is very deserving. SolJay will definitely get his, he’s a special talent as well…


  6. Bolo Bolo December 14, 2016 11:54 am

    U of Hawai‘i sucks anyway. In order to beat the best, you play with the best. Not going to accomplish that at UH.


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