Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, who announced Monday he will forego his final year of eligibility at Alabama and enter the 2020 NFL Draft, will serve as one of two honorary captains and attend the 2020 Polynesian Bowl on Saturday, Jan. 18, at Aloha Stadium.
Tagovailoa and Iowa’s AJ Epenesa, who was named the defensive player of the game at the inaugural Polynesian Bowl in 2017, will be the two honorary captains and attend pregame festivities.
Rosters for the game will be chosen on Monday. For a list of players currently slated to play in the game, click here.
A total of 25 players from Hawaii high schools had previously been selected to the game. Saint Louis linebackers Jordan Botelho and Nick Herbig, Mililani defensive lineman Shane Kady and Kahuku cornerback Kaonohi Kaniho are no longer listed.
Punahou’s Hiram deFries-Saronitman and Hilo’s Kilohana Haasenritter have been added to the 2020 list of players selected.
Longtime Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer and former South Carolina and Florida coach Steve Spurrier who serve as the two head coaches in the game.
Kickoff is 7 p.m.