Saint Louis defensive lineman Faatui Tuitele, the state’s most heavily recruited football player, has narrowed his list of schools to five.
Tuitele posted on Twitter that Alabama, Ohio State, Texas, Washington and Clemson are his finalists.
At least count, the 6-3, 270-pound junior had been offered by 39 schools.
They are: Alabama, Arizona, Arizona State, Arkansas, BYU, California, Clemson, Duke, Florida, Florida State, Fresno State, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Hawaii, Illinois, Kansas State, LSU, Nebraska, Nevada, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Ole Miss, Oregon, Oregon State, Penn State, South Carolina, Stanford, Syracuse, TCU, Tennessee, Texas, UCLA, USC, Utah, Vanderbilt, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.
Among other blue chippers from Hawaii, Duke Clemens of Punahou added Nebraska to his list of offers to up that list to 17. Sophomore teammate Solatoa Moeai also got an offer from the Huskers.
Here is HPW’s latest list: Hawaii Prep World recruiting tracker
Former Kahuku quarterback Sol-Jay Maiava received an offer from BYU.