Preps: Vote for Advertiser's offensive, defensive football players of the decade
Who are your choices for offensive and defensive players of the year on The Advertiser's all-decade high school football team?
We've narrowed the choices to the following and provided a brief synopsis of what each player did in his high school career.
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OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF DECADE NOMINEES:
Andrew Manley, Leilehua quarterback
-- Two-time all-state quarterback, co-offensive player of the year his
junior year, offensive player of the the year his senior year
Micah Mamiya, Saint Louis quarterback
-- Two-time all-state offensive player of the year; 22-1 as a starter his
Inoke Funaki, Kahuku quarterback
-- Two-time all-state quarterback, co-player of the year his senior year,
player of the the year his junior year. Only quarterback in past decade to
lead team to two state titles.
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF DECADE NOMINEES:
Blaze Soares, Castle linebacker
-- Only three-time all-state first-team selection; led Knights to state
final his sophomore year
Manti Te'o, Punahou linebacker
-- Most decorated high school player; USA Today defensive player of the year
and first high school Butkus Award winner; two-time all-state, defensive
player of the year his senior year