On Friday 4-star OT/DT propsepct Popo Aumavae received a scholarship offer to play for the BYU football team (Class of 2017).
Blessed to have received my 18th offer from Brigham Young University!! 🔵⚪️ #BYU #GoCougs pic.twitter.com/MWnddcpqc2
— ひØVØ PØひ (@PopoAumavae) April 22, 2016
The 6-foot-four 305 pound Aumavae preps at St. Mary’s High School, where he was the 2015 TCAL League MVP, recording 48 tackles, 4.0 tackles for loss, 4 passes deflected, 3 quarterback hurries, 3 forced fumbles, and 4.5 sacks. He was also voted his team’s MVP, and to the All-NorCal first team.
Aumavae is rated 4-stars by Scout, who has him ranked as the No. 2 DT in California. He is rated 3-stars by Rivals and is not yet rated by ESPN. Aumavae holds scholarship offers from Arizona, Arizona State, BYU, Cal, Colorado, Colorado State, Fresno State, Hawaii, Michigan, Nebraska, Oregon, Oregon State, San Diego State, UCLA, USC, Utah, Washington, and Washington State. In March he told Brandon Huffman of Scout that “The ones I really like are Oregon, Michigan, and UCLA.”
|Hometown:||Stockton, California||High School:||St. Mary’s|
|Class:||2017||HT/WT:||6’4”, 305 lbs.|
|Position:||Offensive Tackle, Defensive Tackle||40 time:||5.44|
|[usrlist Rivals:3 Scout:4 ESPN:2 avg=”true”]||Offers: Arizona, Arizona State, BYU, Cal, Colorado, Colorado State, Fresno State, Hawaii, Michigan, Nebraska, Oregon, Oregon State, San Diego State, UCLA, USC, Utah, Washington, and Washington State|
- 4-star DT Popo Aumavae Visits L.A. Schools – Brandon Huffman, Scout, April 14, 2016
- 4-star DT Popo Aumavae Has Seen His Recruitment Take Off – Brandon Huffman, Scout, March 21, 2016
- Stockton (Calif.) St. Mary’s lineman Popo Aumavae has long been a Jim Harbaugh fan – Sam Webb, The Michigan Insider, February 24, 2016
Popo Aumavae is a recruit for the BYU Class of 2017. For a comprehensive list of all of BYU’s c/o ’17 recruits and commitments click here. If you have any additional information or insight about this recruit, please include it in the comment section below.