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'10 HI FB Kasey Romero (Committed to Colorado - PWO)

Discussion in 'University of Colorado Recruiting Archive' started by LongHaulBuff, Feb 16, 2010.

  1. LongHaulBuff

    LongHaulBuff Club Member Club Member

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    Punahou School (Honolulu, HI)

    Ht: 5-foot-11
    Wt: 230 lbs
    40: 4.9 secs

    Rivals rating: NR
    Scout rating: NR offensive guard
    ESPN rating: not in database
     
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  2. LongHaulBuff

    LongHaulBuff Club Member Club Member

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    Will be walking on if he clears.
     
  3. HotRack

    HotRack Rez BubbleHead Club Member

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    Punahou is a private HS and is the best academic school in the islands. If he's been doing well there, he should have no issue getting into CU.
     
  4. sweaty teets

    sweaty teets Club Member Club Member

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    got our true fullback. i hope he can see some meaningful playing time.
     
  5. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    He played Center in high school because the school needed a big body. CU is bringing him in to play Fullback and contribute on special teams. He is from the same high school as Kaiwi Crabb who is one of his best friends. Sione Tau and Liloa Nobriga also attended Punahou.

    Rivals had a nice article: http://colorado.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1052806

    Romero, a 5-foot-11, 230-pounder from Honolulu (Hawaii) Punahou, fell in love with the Buffs while in Boulder for a multi-day contact camp last summer.

    Romero worked as a fullback while at the Buffs' camp.

    "I actually felt very comfortable at fullback," he said. "The first day it felt weird running with the ball but I got used to it. Blocking out of the backfield felt real natural for me."
     
  6. buff4bcs1985

    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King

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    i thought nobriga came from nevada?
     
  7. Highflyer

    Highflyer Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    He did but he moved from Hawaii to Nevada (after his Soph year?) to get more recruiting exposure. Pretty sure he was a pretty darn good basketball player as well.
     
  8. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Romero will not be joining the Buffs this fall. Due to financial issues, he decided to accept a JUCO opportunity.
     
  9. BehindEnemyLines

    BehindEnemyLines beware the habu Club Member

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    Good luck to him.
     

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