March 16, 2009
IE 'backer lands first offer
Linebacker Ofa Fifita (5-11, 210, 4.7) from San Bernardino (Calif.) Arroyo Valley landed his first scholie offer in what may be many more. He was flying a little under the radar, but the word is fast getting out about his ability.
Fifita was an all-league selection after accounting for 137 tackles, five sacks, two fumble recoveries and two forced offers.
UNLV was first out of the gate with an offer, while Oregon, Oregon State, Colorado, Colorado State and Boise State are all showing recruiting interest.
"I was excited when I first heard about UNLV's offer," Fifita said. "I wasn't feeling very good that day, but when I heard that news it made me feel a lot better."
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