Saint Louis’ Botelho named to 2020 Polynesian Bowl

Saint Louis linebacker Jordan Botelho returned an interception for a touchdown against Narbonne (Calif.) last season as a sophomore. Photo by Jamm Aquino/Star-Advertiser.

Selections from Hawaii for the 2019 Polynesian Bowl are still ongoing, but the 2020 game has its first All Star from the islands as of today.

Saint Louis linebacker Jordan Botelho, the top-rated prospect from Hawaii in the junior class, has been selected for the 2020 edition of the annual high school football all-star game at Aloha Stadium.

Botelho, who is 6-foot-3 and 220 pounds, is ranked as the No. 98 overall prospect in the 2020 class according to 247Sports. His average ranking between all of the main recruiting services is 176.

He’s already landed offers from nine schools: Arizona State, California, Georgia, Hawaii, LSU, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wisconsin.

In his last five games, Botelho has seven sacks, two forced fumbles and recovered a fumble in the end zone for a touchdown in a win over Campbell.

Bolteho was one of a number of national recruits to make the first wave of of selections for the 2020 Polynesian Bowl announced today.

Two more players from Hawaii will be selected to the 2019 Polynesian Bowl on Thursday. The first announcement will be made on Hawaii Prep World at Noon Hawaii time.

For a list of players currently selected to the 2019 Polynesian Bowl, click here.


  1. ??? October 2, 2018 9:34 am

    Kid is a beast.

  2. Washappenin October 4, 2018 10:03 am

    Anyone else notice that kids helmet flying off on the right… That’s pretty cool.

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