Tagovailoa’s 13th offer: Louisville

Whether he's honing his passing skills or coaching youth players in Ewa Beach, Tua Tagovailoa is a busy student-athlete. Paul Honda/Star-Advertiser
Whether he’s honing his passing skills or coaching youth players in Ewa Beach, Tua Tagovailoa is a busy student-athlete. Paul Honda/Star-Advertiser

Louisville has reached out to the islands for a third time in this football offseason.

The Cardinals, who already have scholarship offers to Kapolei’s Sean Auwae and Kaiser’s Michael Eletise, made an offer to Saint Louis’ Tua Tagovailoa. Pacific Islands Athletic Alliance posted the news on its Facebook page this morning.

Tagovailoa is just a sophomore, but is third in total offers behind Eletise, a junior, and Mililani junior running back Vavae Malepeai.


The 6-foot-1, 215-pound quarterback’s updated offer list: has offers from UCLA, Texas Tech, Hawaii, USC, Colorado, Ole Miss, Washington State, Washington, UNLV, Arizona, Utah, Nebraska, Louisville.

Tagovailoa passed for 2,571 yards and 33 touchdowns in 10 games with just three interceptions. He completed 69 percent of his pass attempts and finished the season with a passer rating of 204.18, best in the state. He also rushed for 553 yards (6.2 per carry) and seven touchdowns.

The southpaw was named offensive MVP of the Tanoa Bowl (Washington) in early January.

Apr. 21, 2015 – VIDEO: Tua Tagovailoa, Super Soph

Apr. 7, 2015 – Nebraska makes it 12 offers for Tagovailoa


Feb. 27, 2015 – UNLV makes it 9 offers for Tagovailoa

Feb. 2, 2015 – Tagovailoa gets offer No. 8

Jan. 9, 2015 – Tagovailoa’s latest offer: Ole Miss

Dec. 9, 2014 – USC the latest to chase Tagovailoa

Nov. 12, 2014 – Tagovailoa’s third offer: Hawaii


Sept. 13, 2014 – VIDEO: Saint Louis QB Tua Tagovailoa 9/13

Sept. 10, 2014 – Saint Louis’ Tagovailoa spirals into starting job

COMMENTS

  1. 008 May 9, 2015 5:51 pm

    Is it true that he is transferring to play for Kapolei for his dad who is the new OC there?


  2. Polo May 19, 2015 2:32 pm

    It’s true according to reliable sources close to the family, he will be transferring to Kapolei


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