Updated at 7:13 p.m., Wednesday, December 20, 2006
Moanalua athlete now picks Cal over Oregon
Advertiser StaffMoanalua High senior tight end Savai'i Eselu said he has changed his mind and will accept a football scholarship to California.
Earlier, he had verbally committed to Oregon.
Eselu, who is 6 feet 4 and 248 pounds, said California coaches convinced him that the school had more education opportunities to offer than Oregon and that he had a chance to start as a true freshman. He added that when he informed Oregon of his decision, Oregon coach Mike Bellotti told him that he would still continue to recruit him back.