Three star running back Isi Sofele (5-8, 165, 4.5) from Salt Lake City (Utah) Cottonwood is off to a great start his senior season. His performance is one of the big reasons why Cottonwood is standing a perfect 8-0 this year.
Sofele is a play waiting to happen, he has for over 1,000 yards and has scored 17 touchdowns as a senior. He gets the job done out of the backfield as a receiver latching on to 10 receptions for approximately 200 yards and a very productive six touchdowns through the air.
Sofele claims offers from Arizona, Oregon State, Washington, Washington State, UNLV, Utah, SMU and UConn. He will be taking his first visit this coming weekend.
"I'm going to Washington State this weekend for an official visit when they play USC," Sofele said. "Washington State has a good staff and the offense they run is the kind, I want to be a part of and they also have a beautiful campus."
"I think I'm going to visit Hawai'i on December 2nd with my cousin Asi Hosea," Sofele said. "We hope to go to the same schools together."
"I would like to make my college choice after my senior season," Sofele said. "I want to visit Arizona after my senior season and after my visit then I will try to decide what I want to do."
Cottonwood coach Cecil Thomas had the following to say in an earlier interview with Rivals.com.
"Isi has started since his sophomore year and at 150-pounds, he carried the ball 253 times to lead the state in carries," Thomas said. "He never missed a snap or practice. To this day he has never missed a rep."
"Isi has great vision, plus he can make people miss or put his feet down and go north and south," Thomas said. "For both his sophomore and junior seasons, Isi averaged about 2,200 yards of total offense each year."
Sofele earned first-team all-state and first-team all-region as a junior after rushing for 1,636 yards and scored 18 touchdowns. He returned seven punts for 133 yards and returned two kickoffs for touchdowns.
Sofele earned a spot on the Rivals.com Utah Preseason Top 15 team for the class of 2009 landing as the Beehive State's No. 9 prospect at any position.