Cover2 MVPs of the Week: Hawaii players who made active NFL rosters

Double Shakas

The Cover2 team sends special shakas to this week’s most valuable players.

Billy Hull: Hawaii high school football programs that took their teams to play games on the mainland.

Jordan Helle: Lahainaluna graduate and defensive end Mitchell Loewen for making the 53-man active roster for the New Orleans Saints. 

Editor’s Note: Nine Hawaii high school graduates are on active rosters for the NFL’s opening weekend.

  • Eagles: Kamu Grugier-Hill – Kamehameha LB *Captain
  • 49ers: DeForest Buckner – Punahou DL 
  • Titans:
    • Marcus Mariota – Saint Louis QB *Captain
    • Kamalei Correa – Saint Louis LB
  • Saints:
    • Manti Teo – Punahou LB
    • Max Unger – Hawaii Preparatory Academy C *Captain
    • Mitchell Loewen – Lahainaluna DL
  • Texans: Kaimi Fairbairn – Punahou PK
  • Redskins: Shawn Lauvao – Farrington OL

Ren Clayton: The Kalaheo Mustangs are 2-2 to start the season. The Mustangs have not had a winning season since 2010.

Rob DeMello: Without Sam Spangler, Cover2 wouldn’t exist. While he’s no longer on the desk, he’ll still be a part of the show from Kona.

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