January 10, 2007

UA remains strong for Tuipulotu

One of Arizona's highest rated recruits on the board is 6-foot-1, 280-pound Kahuku (Hawaii) defensive tackle Kaniela Tuipulotu. The four-star prospect, ranked as the 17th best defensive tackle prospect in the country according to Rivals.com, is considered the state of Hawaii's top player.

Tuipulotu holds offers from schools such as Arizona, Utah, Tennessee, Oregon State, Boise State and Hawaii, but following an official visit to Tucson on Dec. 15, a favorite team emerged.

"Everything went great," Tuipulotu told GOAZCATS.com after the trip. "I love it out there. Arizona is number one now."

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