Here’s the list that I started with for today’s All-Time Hawaii Grown football team, there are a few more I have to add that were considered, and let’s hear who else you think should be on it:
Quarterback: Garrett Gabriel (Pac-Five/Hawaii), Jason Gesser (Saint Louis/Washington State), Marcus Mariota (Saint Louis/Oregon).
Running back: Joe Igber (‘Iolani/Cal), Chris Fuamaut-Maafala (Saint Louis/Utah), Adrian Murrell (Leilehua/West Virginia).
Fullback: Bob Apisa (Farrington/Michigan State), Mosi Tatupu (Punahou/USC).
All-Purpose: Tommy Kaulukukui (Hilo/Hawaii), Herman Wedemeyer (Saint Louis/Saint Mary’s).
Wide Receiver: Ashley Lelie (Radford/Hawaii), Chad Owens (Roosevelt/Hawaii), Jason Rivers (Saint Louis/Hawaii).
Tight end: Russ Francis (Kailua/Oregon).
Offensive line: Bern Brostek (‘Iolani/Washington), Rockne Freitas (Kamehameha/Oregon State), Toniu Fonoti (Kahuku/Nebraska), Chris Kemoeatu (Kahuku/Utah), Olin Kreutz (Saint Louis/Washington), Chris Naeole (Kahuku/Colorado), Dominic Raiola (Saint Louis/Nebraska), Jesse Sapolu (Farrington/Hawaii), Samson Satele (Kailua/Hawaii), Max Unger (Hawaii Prep/Washington).
Defensive line: Junior Ah You (Kahuku/Arizona State), Tyson Alualu (Saint Louis/Cal), Charlie Ane (Punahou/USC), Al Harris (Leilehua/Arizona State), Al Noga (Farrington/Hawaii), Niko Noga (Farrington/Hawaii), Jesse Mahelona (Kealakehe/Tennessee), Levi Stanley (Farrington/Hawaii).
Linebacker: Brian Cabral (Saint Louis/Colorado), Kurt Gouveia (Waianae/Brigham Young), Manti Te’o (Punahou/Notre Dame).
Defensive backs: Blane Gaison (Kamehameha/Hawaii), Rich Miano (Kaiser/Hawaii), Hal Stringert (Saint Louis/Hawaii), Jeris White (Radford/Hawaii).
Kicker: Reggie Ho (Saint Louis/Notre Dame), Dick Kenney (‘Iolani/Michigan State), Peter Kim (Kaiser/Alabama).