5 Famous Football Players from Kahuku High School
For a high school way out in the country of northern Oahu, Kahuku High School has produced some outstanding athletes especially in the football scene. Here are a few distinguished players and their accomplishments throughout their career.
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Uikelotu Christopher Kemoeatu was drafted to the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2005 and played as a guard until 2011. Upon winning Super Bowl XLIII, Kemoeatu was re-signed to the Steelers where he played a total of 75 games throughout his career 53 of which he started.
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Leonard Peters started his career at the University of Hawaii where he played as a defensive back. During his time there he made a total of 290 tackles, 20 passes, and 7 interceptions. Peters was then signed by the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent, and later to the Chicago Bears practice squad where he released in 2007.
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Al Afalava showed promising talent at a young age by first leading Kahuku High School’s football team to a 14-0 victory winning them the state title. Afalava then went on to play as a safety for the Chicago Bears, Indianapolis Colts, and Tennessee Titans where he’s made a total of 73 tackles throughout his professional career.
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Christopher Kealoha Naeole first started his professional career in 1997 as a guard when he was drafted by the New Orleans Saints. In 2002 Naiole was then signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars as an unrestricted free agent. During his 11 year professional career, Naiole started 150 games and only missed a single game.
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Itula Mili first joined the Seattle Seahawks in 1998 where he played as a tight end. Mili along with his team won the 2005 NFC Championship game and played in Super Bowl XL against the Pittsburg Steelers. During his time with the team, the Seahawks had their best season in franchise history with a record of 13 – 3.