WR Christian “Bubba” Poueu-Luna commits to the Warriors!

About committing to the Warriors, Poueu-Luna (who is entering his senior year at Great Oak High School in Temecula, CA) said:
“I’m happy to be a Warrior.” (HA)

About his family ties to Hawaii, Poueu-Luna said:
“I have family in Hawai’i — uncles, aunties and cousins.” (HA)

HA Note: “One of his cousins is linebacker Starr Sua of Saint Louis School.”

About how he likes the Warrior program, Poueu-Luna said:
“I really like Hawai’i football program. They have really good coaches.” (HA)

HA Note: “Poueu-Luna, who is is 6 feet and 175 pounds, has played quarterback, wideout, defensive back and punter. He set the school record in the 200-meter sprint, finishing in 21.6 seconds. He has been timed at 10.9 seconds over 100 meters and 4.4 seconds over 40 yards. At a combine, he completed the shuttle in 4.09 seconds. His vertical jump was 32 1/2 inches.”

About how he projects to play at wideout in UH’s offense, Poueu-Luna said:
“I really like Hawai’i’s offense. It’s wide open.” (HA)

Despite getting interest from California and SJSU, Poueu-Luna said:
“Hawai’i was always No. 1.” (HA)

HA Note: “He enrolled in the past week’s UH football camp for skill players with the intent of “making an impression.” But Poueu-Luna was told he already was on the Warriors’ to-watch list of prospects.”

About how he called the UH coaches after completing the camp Friday and found out about UH’s offer, Poueu-Luna said:
“I accepted right away. I knew Hawai’i is where I wanted to be. I can see myself in a Warrior uniform.” (HA)

HA Note: “Poueu-Luna should not have any academic hurdles. His cumulative grade-point average is 3.3.”

About how his father gave him his “Bubba” nickname, Poueu-Luna said:
“He had (the nickname), too.” (HA)



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