El Camino DT Simi Kuli is "Mr. Versatility"

We've already profiled El Camino's big defensive tackle, but his partner along the Warrior defensive front is just as impressive. DE Simi Kuli (6-5, 270) has already reeled in one offer and he's working hard to garner even more interest before he decides to commit.

"Out of high school I was supposed to take my religious mission so I didn't really get recruited too much back then," Kuli, who is LDS, told JCFootball.com. "I decided not to go on the mission so I was looking for a place to play and my cousin Vuna (Tuihalamaka) was going to El Camino so I decided to come here."

Kuli has the size to play defensive tackle and the speed (4.7) to play defensive end.

"I think I'm good at getting penetration and getting tackles for loss," Kuli said. "I had four sacks last year, but I want to at least double that next year and hopefully I can get a lot of stops behind the line so I can help our team get some wins."

On the recruiting front, Kuli is hearing from several schools and he recently received his first official offer.

"Arizona just offered me last week which was really cool," Kuli said. "That's where Vuna is going and another one of my cousins, Apai Tuihalamaka, is also going to play there so that would be cool to play with both of them.

"I'm also hearing a lot from Arizona State, Kansas, Oregon and Oregon State. Those are the main ones right now."

Kuli said the Wildcats would be where he's leaning as far as committing, but he said that he plans to wait a while before he finally makes a decision.

"Like I said, playing with my cousins would be great, but I want to wait a little while to see what else comes up," Kuli said. "Arizona is a good school and they have a good scheme. I just want to make sure I go where I can fit in best."

Kuli is still undecided what he wants to major in, but wherever he ends up he'll have three years to play two.

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