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2017 Polynesian Bowl Roster

Team Mariota

  • Andrew
    Aleki

    Linebacker
    Honolulu, HI
    Kamehameha Schools
    Hawaiian Ancestry

    Andrew Aleki

    247, Rivals and Scout 3 star; SDSU

  • Popo
    Aumavae

    Defensive Tackle
    Stockton, CA
    St. Mary’s HS
    Samoan Ancestry

    Popo Aumavae

    Scout 4-star; Oregon

  • Henry
    Bainivalu

    Offensive Tackle
    Sammimish, WA
    Skyline HS
    Fijian Ancestry

    Henry Bainivalu

    ESPN300 Rank #157, 4-star; 247 Rank #196; Washington

  • Hunter
    Bryant

    Tight End
    Bellevue, WA
    Eastside Catholic

    Hunter Bryant

    ESPN300 Rank #263, 4-star; 247 Rank #190; Rivals 250 Rank #134; Scout Rank #73; Washington

  • Nico
    Collins

    Wide Receiver
    Pinson, AL
    Clay-Chalkville HS

    Nico Collins

    ESPN 4-star, Rank #154; 247 Rank #104; Rivals Rank #59; Scout Rank #147; Undeclared.

  • Challen
    Faamatua

    Running Back
    Honolulu, HI
    Farrington HS
    Samoan Ancestry

    Challen Faamatua

    The leading rusher in Hawai’i.

  • Juliano
    Falaniko

    Linebacker
    Pago Pago, AS
    Leone HS
    Samoan Ancestry

    Juliano Falaniko

    Rivals and Scout 4-Star; USC commit.

  • Lorenzo
    Fauatea

    Defensive End
    West Valley City, UT
    Hunter HS
    Samoan Ancestry

    Lorenzo Fauatea

    ESPN, 247, Rivals and Scout 3-star; Oregon State commit.

  • Vili
    Fisiiahi

    Center
    Laie, HI
    Kahuku HS
    Samoan & Tongan Ancestry

    Vili Fisiiahi

    Undeclared.

  • Sione
    Heimuli-Lund

    Fullback
    Salt Lake City, UT
    Brighton HS
    Tongan Ancestry

    Sione Heimuli-Lund

    ESPN300 Rank #272, 4-star; 247 Rank #202; Rivals 250 Rank #140, Scout Rank #289; Stanford commit.

  • Mata
    Hola

    Linebacker
    Alta, UT
    Alta HS
    Tongan Ancestry

    Mata Hola

    247, Rivals and Scout 3-star; Undeclared.

  • Noah
    Kema

    Defensive End
    Lawrence, KS
    Lawrence Free State HS
    Hawaiian Ancestry

    Noah Kema

    Undeclared.

  • Seyddrick
    Lakalaka

    Linebacker
    Honolulu, HI
    Punahou School
    Hawaiian, Samoan & Tongan Ancestry

    Seyddrick Lakalaka

    D-1 prospect with several offers; Undeclared.

  • Leonard
    Lee

    Defensive Back
    Kapolei, HI
    Kapolei HS
    Hawaiian Ancestry

    Leonard Lee

    Undeclared.

  • Jordan
    Lolohea

    Defensive End
    Salt Lake City, UT
    East HS
    Tongan Ancestry

    Jordan Lolohea

    247, Rivals and Scout 3-star; Undeclared.

  • Onesimus
    Lutu-Clarke

    Offensive Tackle
    Waianae, HI
    Waianae HS
    Samoan & Tongan Ancestry

    Onesimus Lutu-Clarke

    Rivals 2-star; Undeclared.

  • Brandon
    McKinney

    Safety
    Orange, CA
    Orange Lutheran HS

    Brandon McKinney

    ESPN 4-star; 247 Rank #252; Scout Rank #205; Washington commit.

  • Evan
    Minami

    Kicker
    Honolulu, HI
    'Iolani School

    Evan Minami

    He was a perfect 34-for-34 on extra-point tries this season and made six field goals of at least 32 yards; Undeclared.

  • Michael
    Minihan

    Offensive Guard
    Honolulu, HI
    Saint Louis School

    Michael Minihan

    ESPN, 247, Rivals and Scout 3-star; Georgia Tech commit.

  • Sioeli
    Naupoto

    Wide Receiver
    Kahuku, HI
    Kahuku HS
    Samoan Ancestry

    Sioeli Naupoto

    Hawai'i All-State 1st Team; Undeclared.

  • Brett
    Neilon

    Offensive Guard
    Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
    Santa Margarita Catholic
    Hawaiian Ancestry

    Brett Neilon

    ESPN300 Rank #188; 247 Rank #209, 4-star; Rivals 250 Rank #248; USC commit.

  • Connor
    Neville

    Quarterback
    Wilsonville, OR
    Wilsonville HS

    Connor Neville

    ESPN 4-star, Rank #264; Washington State commit.

  • Stokes
    Nihipali-Botelho

    Wide Receiver
    Kahuku, HI
    Kahuku HS
    Hawaiian Ancestry

    Stokes Nihipali-Botelho

    One of the leading scorers in Hawai'i; Undeclared.

  • Sampson
    Niu

    Linebacker
    San Diego, CA
    Madison HS
    Samoan Ancestry

    Sampson Niu

    Rivals 4-star; Oregon commit.

  • Nakoa
    Pauole

    Defensive Tackle
    Kapolei, HI
    Kamehameha Schools
    Hawaiian Ancestry

    Nakoa Pauole

    Undeclared.

  • Isaiah
    Pola-Mao

    Safety
    Phoenix, AZ
    Mountain Pointe HS
    Samoan & Tongan Ancestry

    Isaiah  Pola-Mao

    ESPN300 Rank #222, 4-star; 247 Rank #108; Rivals 250 Rank #89; Scout Rank #126; Undeclared.

  • Poutasi
    Poutasi

    Offensive Guard
    Las Vegas, NV
    Desert Pines HS
    Samoan Ancestry

    Poutasi Poutasi

    ESPN, 247, Rivals and Scout 3-star; Undeclared.

  • Ryan
    Ramones

    Wide Receiver
    Honolulu, HI
    Moanalua HS

    Ryan Ramones

    One of the top receivers in Hawai'i; Undeclared.

  • Jalen
    Saole

    Safety
    Honolulu, HI
    St. Louis School
    Samoan Ancestry

    Jalen Saole

    Undeclared.

  • Jaymin
    Sarono

    Wide Receiver
    Kapolei, HI
    Kapolei HS
    Samoan Ancestry

    Jaymin Sarono

    The first Hawaii high school player with 100 receptions this season.

  • Liki
    Seu

    Offensive Guard
    Huntington Beach, CA
    Orange Lutheran HS
    Samoan Ancestry

    Liki Seu

    Undeclared.

  • Tua
    Tagovailoa

    Quarterback
    Honolulu, HI
    Saint Louis School
    Samoan Ancestry

    Tua Tagovailoa

    ESPN300 Rank #56; 247 Rank #33, 5-star; Rivals 250 Rank #46, Scout Rank #36; Alabama commit.

  • Myron
    Tagovailoa-Amosa

    Defensive Tackle
    Kapolei, HI
    Kapolei HS
    Samoan Ancestry

    Myron Tagovailoa-Amosa

    247, Rivals and Scout 3-star; Undeclared.

  • Kurt
    Taylor

    Running Back
    Loganville, GA
    Grayson HS

    Kurt Taylor

    ESPN, 247, Rivals and Scout 3-star; Michigan commit.

  • Keith
    Taylor

    Corner Back
    Anaheim, CA
    Servite HS

    Keith Taylor

    247 Rank #245, 4-star; Rivals Rank #130; Washington commit.

  • Jack-Eli
    Tufono

    Tight End
    West Jordan, UT
    West Jordan HS
    Hawaiian & Samoan Ancestry

    Jack-Eli Tufono

    247 2-star; Idaho State commit.

  • Langi
    Tuifua

    Defensive End
    South Jordan, UT
    Bingham HS
    Tongan Ancestry

    Langi Tuifua

    ESPN300 Rank #276, 4-star; 247 Rank #247; Scout Rank #262; Undeclared.

  • Mo
    Unutoa

    Offensive Lineman
    Kapa'a, HI
    Kapa'a HS
    Hawaiian & Samoan Ancestry

    Mo Unutoa

    247, Rivals and Scout 3-star; Undeclared.

  • Aliki
    Vimahi

    Defensive End
    La'ie, HI
    Kahuku HS
    Samoan & Tongan Ancestry

    Aliki Vimahi

    ESPN, 247, Scout and Rivals 3-star; Undeclared.

  • Mark
    Webb

    Wide Receiver
    Warminster, PA
    Archbishop Wood HS

    Mark Webb

    ESPN300 Rank #180, 4-star; 247 Rank #135; Rivals 250 Rank #90; Scout Rank #52; Georgia commit.

  • Ronson
    Young

    Running Back
    Honolulu, HI
    Saint Louis School

    Ronson Young

    Undeclared.

Team Stanley

  • Feleti
    Afemui

    Linebacker
    Kahului, HI
    Maui HS
    Samoan Ancestry

    Feleti Afemui

    Rivals and Scout 3-star; Undeclared.

  • Chaz
    Ah You

    Safety
    Provo, UT
    TimpviewHS
    Samoan Ancestry

    Chaz Ah You

    ESPN300 Rank #232, 4-star; 247 Rank #147; Rivals 250 Rank #168; Scout Rank #121; Undeclared.

  • Kesi
    Ah-Hoy

    Safety/Running Back
    Kahuku, HI
    Kahuku HS
    Samoan Ancestry

    Kesi Ah-Hoy

    247, Rivals and Scout 3-star; Hawai'i commit.

  • Maurice
    Bell

    Wide Receiver
    Murrieta, CA
    Murrieta Valley HS

    Maurice Bell

    ESPN 4-star; Colorado commit.

  • Terrell
    Bynum

    Wide Receiver
    Bellevue, CA
    St. John Bosco HS

    Terrell Bynum

    ESPN300 Rank #187, 4-star; 247 Rank #244; Rivals 250 Rank #163; Scout Rank #255; Washington commit.

  • Jeff
    Chan

    Kicker
    Honolulu, HI
    Punahou School

    Jeff Chan

    Named to Interscholastic League of Honolulu All-Star Team and Third Team All Hawai'i; Undeclared

  • Levani
    Damuni

    Linebacker
    Millville, UT
    Ridgeline HS
    Fijian Ancestry

    Levani Damuni

    Rivals 4-Star; Undeclared.

  • Ryan
    Dominick

    Safety
    Honolulu, HI
    Punahou School

    Ryan Dominick

    Hawai'i Third Team All-State; Undeclared.

  • Christian
    Elliss

    Safety
    Littleton, CO
    Valor Christian HS
    Samoan Ancestry

    Christian Elliss

    Undeclared; Son of Polynesian Football Hall of Fame Inductee Luther Elliss.

  • Noah
    Elliss

    Defensive Tackle
    Littleton, CO
    Valor Christian HS
    Samoan Ancestry

    Noah Elliss

    ESPN, Rivals and Scout 4-star; Son of Polynesian Football Hall of Fame Inductee Luther Elliss.

  • AJ
    Epenesa

    Defensive End
    Edwardsville, IL
    Edwardsville HS
    Samoan Ancestry

    AJ Epenesa

    ESPN300 Rank #61; 247 Rank #22, 5-star; Rivals 250 Rank #35; Scout Rank #21; Iowa commit.

  • Jojo
    Falo

    Center
    San Diego, CA
    Madison HS
    Samoan Ancestry

    Jojo Falo

    247 and Scout 3-star; Undeclared.

  • Josh
    Falo

    Tight End
    Sacramento, CA
    Inderkum HS
    Samoan Ancestry

    Josh Falo

    ESPN300 Rank #158, 4-star; 247 Rank #164; Scout Rank #248; Undeclared.

  • Alex
    Faniel

    Quarterback
    Glen Allen, VA
    Glen Allen HS
    Samoan Ancestry

    Alex Faniel

    ESPN, 247, Rivals, and Scout 3-star; Ole Miss commit.

  • Austin
    Faoliu

    Defensive Tackle
    Santa Ana, CA
    Mater Dei HS
    Samoan Ancestry

    Austin Faoliu

    ESPN, 247, Rivals and Scout 3-star; Arizona commit.

  • Chuck
    Filiaga

    Offensive Tackle
    Aledo, TX
    Aledo HS
    Samoan Ancestry

    Chuck Filiaga

    ESPN300 Rank #137, 4-star; 247 Rank #98; Rivals 250 Rank #118; Scout Rank: #125; Michigan commit.

  • Mango
    Finau

    Offensive Tackle
    Wailuku, HI
    Baldwin HS
    Tongan Ancestry

    Mango Finau

    Brigham Young commit.

  • Chris
    Glaser

    Offensive Tackle
    Solon, OH
    Solon HS
    Samoan & Tongan Ancestry

    Chris Glaser

    ESPN, 247 and Scout 3-star; Virginia commit.

  • Cyrus
    Habibi-Likio

    Running Bac k
    Mountain View, CA
    Saint Francis HS
    Tongan Ancestry

    Cyrus Habibi-Likio

    ESPN, 247, Rivals and Scout 3-star; Undeclared.

  • Armando
    Herrera

    Quarterback
    Redlands, CA
    East Valley HS

    Armando Herrera

    Awarded Player of the Year by the San Bernardino Sun; Undeclared.

  • Isaiah
    Jackson

    Cornerback
    Honolulu, HI
    Moanalua HS
    Hawaiian Ancestry

    Isaiah Jackson

    Hawai'i 2nd Team All-State; Undeclared.

  • Ryan
    Kelley

    Quarterback
    Chandler, AZ
    Basha HS

    Ryan Kelley

    ESPN300 Rank #97, 4-star; 247 Rank #197; Rivals Rank #152; Scout Rank #274; Arizona State commit.

  • KiShaun
    Ki

    Defensive Tackle
    Ewa Beach, HI
    James Campbell HS
    Samoan Ancestry

    KiShaun Ki

    Undeclared.

  • Omar
    Mareko

    Linebacker
    Kapolei, HI
    Kapolei HS

    Omar Mareko

    Undeclared.

  • Dylan
    McCaffrey

    Quarterback
    Highlands Ranch, CO
    Valor Christian HS

    Dylan McCaffrey

    ESPN300 Rank #60, 4-star; 247 Rank #51; Rivals 250 Rank #52; Scout Rank #109; Michigan commit.

  • Charles
    Moku Watson

    Safety
    Wahiawa, HI
    Leilehua HS
    Samoan Ancestry

    Charles Moku Watson

    ESPN, 247, Rivals and Scout 3-star; Undeclared.

  • Phil
    Paea

    Defensive Tackle
    Berrien Springs, MI
    Berrien Springs HS
    Tongan Ancestry

    Phil Paea

    ESPN 4-star; Michigan commit.

  • Kawai
    Phifer

    Wide Receiver
    Mililani, HI
    Leilehua HS
    Hawaiian Ancestry

    Kawai Phifer

    Hawai'i Third Team All-State; Undeclared.

  • Brandon
    Pili

    Defensive Tackle
    Portland, OR
    Westview HS
    Samoan Ancestry

    Brandon Pili

    247, Rivals and Scout 3-star; Undeclared.

  • Isaac
    Rex

    Tight End
    San Clemente, CA
    San Clemente HS
    Hawaiian Ancestry

    Isaac Rex

    247, Rivals and Scout 3-star; Brigham Young commit.

  • Joshua
    Ross

    Linebacker
    Orchard Lake, MI
    Saint Mary's HS

    Joshua Ross

    ESPN300 Rank #235, 4-star; 247 Rank #220; Rivals Rank #220; Scout Rank #196; Michigan commit.

  • Jacob
    Russell

    Offensive Guard
    Honolulu, HI
    St. Louis School
    Hawaiian Ancestry

    Jacob Russell

    Undeclared.

  • Michael
    Saffell

    Offensive Guard
    Fountain Valley, CA
    Edison HS

    Michael Saffell

    247, Rivals and Scout 3-star; California commit.

  • Codie
    Sauvao

    Safety
    Laie, HI
    Kahuku HS
    Samoan Ancestry

    Codie Sauvao

    Undeclared.

  • Nephi
    Sewell

    Corner Back
    St. Georgia, UT
    Desert Hills HS
    Samoan Ancestry

    Nephi Sewell

    247, Rivals and Scout 2-star; Undeclared.

  • Rhedi
    Short

    Safety
    Los Angeles, CA
    Cathedral HS
    Tongan Ancestry

    Rhedi Short

    ESPN, 247, Rivals and Scout 3-star; Arizona commit.

  • Miki
    Suguturaga

    Defensive Tackle
    Honolulu, HI
    Punahou School
    Tongan Ancestry

    Miki Suguturaga

    ESPN, 247, Rivals and Scout 3-star; Undeclared.

  • Ethan
    Takeyama

    Wide Receiver
    Honolulu, HI
    Punahou School

    Ethan Takeyama

    Led the Punahou Buffanblu with 931 receiving yards on 52 receptions with nine touchdowns.

  • Taz
    Tauaese

    Running Back
    El Segundo, CA
    El Segundo HS
    Samoan Ancestry

    Taz Tauaese

    Undeclared.

  • Alden
    Tofa

    Defensive End
    West Jordan, UT
    West Jordan HS
    Samoan Ancestry

    Alden Tofa

    247, Rivals and Scout 3-star; Undeclared.

  • Nami
    Tuitu'u

    Offensive Guard
    Mesa, AZ
    Mesa, HS
    Tongan Ancestry

    Nami Tuitu

    Scout 2-star; Utah State commit.

  • Zelan
    Tupuola

    Offensive Guard
    San Juan Capistrano, CA
    JSerra Catholic
    Samoan Ancestry

    Zelan Tupuola

    247 and Rivals 3-star; Fresno State commit.

  • Andrew
    Valladares

    Wide Receiver
    Mililani, HI
    Mililani HS

    Andrew Valladares

    He set the school’s single-game receiving record with 215 yards.

  • Connor
    Wedington

    Running Back
    Sumner, WA
    Sumner HS

    Connor Wedington

    247 4-star, Rank #242; Rivals Rank #146 Scout Rank #66; Undeclared.