Cover2 College Football Report: Gabriel’s big day leads UCF past Houston

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PITTSBURGH, PA – SEPTEMBER 21: Dillon Gabriel #11 of the UCF Knights passes in the first quarter during the game against the Pittsburgh Panthers at Heinz Field on September 21, 2019 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images)

Some of Hawaii’s best high school football players in recent years have begun to make some noise on the national stage.

With Week 9 of the 2019 college football season now in the books, let’s take a look at some of Hawaii’s best football products and see how they played for their schools on the mainland:

Kekaula Kaniho, Safety, Boise State

  • Nine tackles in 52-42 victory over San Jose State.

Bradlee Anae, Defensive lineman, Utah

  • Two tackles and one sack in 33-28 victory over Washington.

Wayne Taulapapa, Running back, Virginia 

  • Five carries for 21 yards 38-31 victory over UNC. 

Kana’i Mauga, Linebacker, USC

  • Seven tackles and one sack in 56-24 loss to Oregon. 

Dillon Gabriel, Quarterback. UCF

  • 21-of-30, 298 yards and four total touchdowns (three pass, one rush) in 44-29 victory over Houston.

Alohi Gilman, Safety, Notre Dame

  • Three tackles in 21-20 victory over Virginia Tech. 

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