If your team is looking for a quick, two-way trenchman, who has the versatility who has the skills to play on either side of the ball on the collegiate level, then your school just may be taking a trip up the Beehive State to check offensive tackle/defensive tackle Samu Sitake (6-3, 275, 4.8) from Salt Lake City (Utah) Highland.
Sitake was selected all-region as an offensive guard as a junior. He was also the team offensive lineman of the year on a team that started all senior expect him.
Sitake has a bench of 295, cleans 250 and squats 435.
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Sitake was invited to the University of Utah’s junior house a couple of weeks ago and has also heard from archrival BYU, Nebraska and Washington State.
More than likely, Sitake will end up going to the Washington State football camp this summer and could make an appearance at the Nike camp that will be at Stanford this coming May.
“Samu is very explosive,” Highland offensive coordinator Brody Benson said. “He just explodes off the ball.”
“Samu is a hard worker who is participating in track just to build up his speed,” Benson said. “Though he will throw the shot, Samu is also doing all the sprint work to enhance his quickness.”
“Samu is very aggressive and has a nasty streak,” Benson said. “He has the ability to really let it loose on defense, but turn it on another switch and play more contained , smart football on offense.”