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Hawiian up to 11 offers

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Three-star defensive lineman/offensive lineman Matthew Masifilo (6-3, 265, 4.8) from `Ewa Beach (Hawai'i) Campbell is looking forward to his senior season.
After playing offensive line for most of his high school career, he will also take on defensive line duties in 2006 as he will line up on both sides of the ball.
Masifilo saw his stock rise because of a standout off-season. He competed and worked on his skills at the NIKE Camp held in Palo Alto, the Stanford football camp and the Just Win Camp held the Hawaiian Island of Maui.
"I am practicing on both sides of the ball," Masifilo said early in camp. "I'm playing 50 percent on offense and 50 percent on defense."
"I received a written offer from Arizona," Masifilo said. "That now makes it 11 offers and I have two verbal offers from UNLV and Nevada."
Joining Arizona with written offers are Cal, Oregon, Oregon State, Stanford, Washington, Houston, San Diego State, Utah, Boise State and Hawai'i.
"I am still holding Oregon, Cal and Stanford as my top three schools," Masifilo said. "But I'm still keeping my options open though."
In an earlier interview with Rivals.com, Masifilo said that he will visit Oregon, Cal and Stanford for sure and that the other two visits will most likely come from western schools.
Most colleges are recruiting Masifilo as a defensive lineman, but some like him on the offensive side of the ball.
Masifilo played primarily offensive line as a junior and earned second-team all-league honors.
Rivals.com rates Masifilo as the nation's No. 22 strongside defensive end prospect for the class of 2007. He also made the Rivals.com Hawaii top 20 team landing as the Aloha State's No. 2 prospect at any position.
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