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Tag: Commit


Football: Bellarmine Prep QB Sefo Liufau commits to Colorado

Sefo Liufau
Bellarmine Prep quarterback Sefo Liufau throws a pass against Wilson during the 2011 season. Photo credit: The News Tribune

Colorado was comfortable.

A few days after visiting the University of Colorado last week, Bellarmine Prep quarterback Sefo Liufau orally committed to the Buffaloes.

“When my dad and I visited,” Liufau said, “they made us feel comfortable. It was a good fit.”

The 6-foot-4 and 220-pound junior committed to Colorado on Friday. Liufau, rated by most scouting services as a four-star recruit, said he enjoyed the time he spent with CU coaches and was impressed by what he perceived as a family atmosphere.
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Football: No truth to rumors Banner committed to USC

Zach Banner has fans at UW, USC and Oklahoma in a tizzy over where he'll play football.

Speculation ran rampant on the Internet this weekend that Lakes High offensive tackle Zach Banner gave an oral commitment to USC during his official visit this weekend.

I sent Zach a text shortly after 11 a.m. on Sunday and asked him to clear up speculation that he had orally committed to USC.

Here’s his reply: “Did not commit yet…Please make that lots and clear up there”

Look, there are going to more rumors like this until signing day on Feb. 1 and each one will have a 33.3 percent chance of being right — Banner is down to Oklahoma, Washington and USC. Banner hasn’t given many clues publicly about where he’s leaning. Good for him. There’s going to be suspense at his announcement and I’m looking forward to covering it.
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