Extremely agile for his size, the 6-foot-2, 348-pound Fangupo carried 75 times for 534 yards and six touchdowns for Kealakehe (Kailua-Kona, Hawaii)
He caught one pass out of the backfield for 2 yards and also saw action on special teams as the team's kicker and punter.
"I felt like it was not real at the moment," Fangupo told West Hawaii Today
, describing the moment when Hawaii coach Norm Chow offered him a scholarship. "I'm excited and feel blessed that they would do that for me."See the entire Hawaii 2013 signing classAccording to West Hawaii Today
, BYU, Georgia Tech and Utah also showed interest in Fangupo, who needs to clear academic requirements before signing a National Letter of Intent.
It's not clear which position Fangupo will play at Hawaii, though he may be best suited for defensive tackle.
Hawaii received a big addition - literally and figureatively - to its 2013 recruiting class when it received a commitment from 350-pound senior