The University of Hawai'i football team has landed a highly regarded running back from California.
Jack Sula, who had signed a letter of intent with Boise State in February but never enrolled in that school, yesterday accepted a UH football scholarship.
"I have a second chance," Sula said, "and it's with Hawai'i."
Sula said he will enroll at UH in January. He plans to participate in the offseason conditioning program and compete in spring training.
He will have five years to play four seasons.
"Hawai'i is the perfect place for me," Sula said.
Sula, who is 6 feet and 210 pounds, played running back and linebacker at Carson High School. Although Boise State had recruited him as a linebacker, he will compete at running back for the Warriors.
"That's one of the reasons I picked Hawai'i," Sula said. "I wanted to play running back. That's my priority."
Sula overcame a tough gang-associated background, which was featured in an ESPN The Magazine story. His parents were teenagers when he was born.Continue