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Kaleopaa taking junior day visit

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La Mirada, Calif., coach Mike Moschetti has not even send out junior highlight tapes and already he's fielding calls all the time about Koa Kaleopaa, a 6-foot-3, 255-pound prospect who could play either linebacker or on the defensive line.
Kaleopaa can be used at numerous positions and that's why some programs are already inquiring about him.
"Koa is a big, physical tweener," Moschetti said. "He's about 6-3, 255 and he played middle linebacker for us so he's a kid that can play that position if he loses a little bit of weight or he can gain weight and be a defensive lineman.
"He's just relentless. He's mean, physical, kind of like Rey Maualuga when he plays."
So far, Colorado has offered Kaleopaa and Arkansas, UCLA and Washington have been showing lots of interest. He's heading to the Arkansas junior day this weekend and the Razorbacks might offer.
Moschetti said Kaleopaa has the physical tools and the talent to be a national recruit and it could only be a matter of time until the La Mirada standout starts picking up more offers.
That time could be soon after Moschetti does his annual routine of e-mailing coaches and sending out film across the country. Once coaches get to see Kaleopaa on film, Moschetti said, many should get much more interested.
"Every year I do this I'll usually send out some e-mails to coaches I know and then I'll send a hard copy out to every school in the country," Moschetti said. "I haven't even sent out any film yet."
Other than his weekend visit to Arkansas, Kaleopaa said he hopes to also visit Colorado next month. The Buffaloes were the first team to offer him.
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