Polynesian Bowl names Taulia Tagovailoa, Faatui Tuitele among 2019 selections

Polynesian Bowl names Taulia Tagovailoa, Faatui Tuitele among 2019 selections

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - With the 2018 Polynesian Bowl just two weeks away, preparations for the 2019 event have already begun as the Polynesian Bowl announced its first commitments for the 2019 game on Wednesday.

Twenty-four players have been named as 2019 Polynesian All-Stars, including St. Louis standout Faatui Tuitele and former Kapolei High School quarterback Taulia Tagovailoa, the younger brother of Alabama sensation, Tua.

Here's the complete list of 2019 commitments thus far:

2019 Polynesian Bowl Selections

- Devyn Ford, RB; North Stafford, VA

- Horace "Bru" McCoy, ATH; Mater Dei, CA

- Ishmael Sopsher, DL; Amite, LA

- Henry To'oto'o, OLB; De La Salle, CA; Samoan ancestry

- Faatui Tuitele, DT; St. Louis School, HI; Samoan ancestry

- Brian Williams, S; Bishop Dunne, TX

- CJ Alatini, DE; Timpview, UT; Tongan ancestry

- Antonio Alfano, DL; Rahway, NJ

- Hank Bachmeier, QB; Murrieta Valley, CA

- Jacob Bandes, DL; Pittsburg, CA

- Julius Buelow, OT; Kapolei, HI; Tongan ancestry

- Kyle Ford, WR; Orange Lutheran, CA

- Mase Funa, OLB; Mater Dei, CA; Tongan ancestry

- Grant Gunnell, QB; St. Pius X, TX

- Joshua Pakola, OLB; St. Francis, CA; Samoan & Tongan ancestry

- Matthew Pola-Mao, DT; Mountain Pointe, AZ; Samoan ancestry

- Sua'ava Poti, DT; St. John Bosco, CA; Samoan ancestry

- Chris Steele, CB; St. John Bosco, CA

- Taulia Tagovailoa, QB; Thompson, AL; Samoan ancestry

- Marist Talavoa, OG; St. John Bosco, CA; Samoan ancestry

- Jonah Tauanu'u, OT; Narbonne, CA; Samoan ancestry

- Maninoa Tufono, ILB; Punahou, HI; Samoan, Tokelauan & Tongan ancestry

- Enokk Vimahi, OT; Kahuku, HI; Samoan & Tongan

- Max Williams, CB; Junipero Serra, CA; Hawaiian ancestry

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