Posted at 2:38 p.m., Sunday, January 23, 2005
Cornerback, defensive end commit to UH
Advertiser StaffThe University of Hawai'i football team today received verbal commitments from a speedy cornerback from Arizona and a defensive end from the junior college national championship team.
KayBrin Stevenson, a 6-foot, 170-pound cornerback from Chandler (Ariz.) High, told The Advertiser he will put his commitment in writing on Feb. 2, the first day recruits may sign binding national letters of intent with NCAA schools.
Stevenson can run 40 yards in 4.4 seconds. As a sophomore, he set the region record by running the 110-meter hurdles in 14.2 seconds. He also was a member of the region's 4x400 relay team.
Tomi Halai, a 6-foot-4, 245-pound defensive end, was raised in Tonga. Last season, he helped College of the Canyons defeat City College of San Francisco to win the national championship. Halai was named the game's most outstanding defensive player.