Colorado Going Global for Big Athlete

Just because it is signing day does not mean the Colorado football staff is done recruiting for this class. This Sunday, CU is bringing in a big athlete from American Samoa that has been offered. He is from Pago Pago in Western Samoa on the island of Tutuila. This island is located in the South Pacific Ocean. Chances are very strong that said athlete will sign with the Buffs. He could play tight end, offensive tackle or defensive end.

Ino Vitale Jr. has now held a Colorado offer for over two months. He stands at 6-foot-5, 240 pounds and can play a varitey of positions. "The colleges recruiting me tell me I can play tight end for them and that I might be able to grow into a (offensive) tackle," Vitale explained. "I could also be an end on defense."

There are only six high schools in American Samoa and Vitale resides at Poly Tech High School. He figures that he averaged one touchdown, five tackles and a sack every game this year. "I have good hands and I am fast and strong."

He took an official visit to New Mexico last weekend and will be tripping to Colorado this Sunday. "My trip to New Mexico was okay, but Colorado is my favorite. I will probably be signing with them."

He holds offers from these two schools, plus UNLV. Coach Brian Cabral is recruiting him from CU and the two speak every week, according to Vitale.

The Buffalo Sports News has been informed that Vitale has already been sent his signing papers if he wants to sign with CU tomorrow. If he doesn't, he probably will after his visit this weekend.

The BSN will stay on this developing situation for the latest news.


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