Notre Dame football didn’t come to Hawaii often from a recruiting standpoint. Of course, the first name that comes to mind for Irish fans is the former standout linebacker. Manti Teoleft the program as one of the most decorated players in its storied history.
The program has several other wins in the state, including the current Notre Dame linebacker. Marist Rufaultdefensive end Jordan Botelho and linebacker Kahanu Kiah, currently serving in a mission of Latter-day Saints.Former Irish wide receiver Robbie Toumadefensive lineman as well as Myron Tagovailoa Amos When Kona Schwenke I’m also from the island.
On Monday, the Irish staff extended their offer for the 2024 Honolulu (Hawaii) St. Louis standout defensive end. Angel Raphael, Botelho’s former teammate.hearing from Al Washington This was a big moment for Raffaele, who is starting to gain incredible traction in recruiting.
“It was such a great moment,” Rafael said. It was like a dream. ”
Hawai’i’s standout production has been the focus of several outstanding programs, including several recent offers. With things starting to heat up, Notre Dame’s relatively early arrival is a very positive sign.
“My recruitment is going well so far,” he said. Some of them are Arizona, Hawaii, Culverkley, Oregon and Wisconsin. I am very excited to get to know the Notre Dame coaches. ”
From a standards standpoint, Notre Dame seems to offer an attractive option for Raphael. For him, it comes down to which program ticks his box the most.
“The important thing for me when choosing a school is the opportunities on and off the field,” said Raffaele. “I want to play fast and get a good education. One of the most important things for me is my relationship with my coach.”
Raffaele’s relationship with Botelho and the success of his program with Hawaii-born players will intrigue him. Expect the Irish staff to really start building that relationship from here.
Lafaele is considered a four-star recruit by 247Sports. He ranks as his 17th edge in class in the rankings and his second player in the state of Hawaii.
The 6-3, £220 standout defender has an ever-expanding offer list. Some of his notable offers include Ireland, Oklahoma, Wisconsin, Utah, Washington, Oregon, Colorado, Arizona, California and Arizona.
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