This weekend in American Samoa, head coach Nick Rolovich and defensive coordinator Legi Suiaunoa are meeting with 2017 signees Blessman Ta‘ala and Penei Pavihi.
This is the NCAA’s quiet period, which allows coaches to have off-campus meetings with 2017 prospects who already signed letters of intent.
The Warriors have strengthened the Samoa-Hawaii pipeline.
This coming season, there will be eight players on the roster — 8.2 percent of the scholarship players — who attended high schools in American Samoa. Scheyenne Sanitoa, Eperone Moananu, Alesana Sunia, Viane Moala and Kiko Faalologo are graduates of American Samoa high schools. Jeremiah Pritchard attended Leone High before graduating from Silverado High in Las Vegas. Center Asotui Eli and Pumba Williams lived in American Samoa before moving to Hawaii.