Kai Kaneshiro named to Football Writers Association of America Midseason Freshman All-American Team Watch List.

Kai Kaneshiro named to Football Writers Association of America Midseason Freshman All-American Team Watch List.
Kaneshiro was one of 70 players, including six from the Mountain West, named to the list. (Source: Hawai'i Athletics)

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - University of Hawai’i defensive back Kai Kaneshiro has been named to the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) Midseason Freshman All-American Team Watch List.

The former St. Louis Crusader is one of 70 players, including six from the Mountain West, named to the list.

The red-shirt freshman from Honolulu, O’ahu is tied for seventh in the MW with two interceptions. He returned one of his picks 55 yards for a touchdown during UH’s homecoming win against Central Arkansas.

His second interception occurred in the season-opener versus Arizona.

The watch list comprises the top freshman performers in the FBS through the first half of the college football season.

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