Rivals.com ranks four-star fullback/running back Stanley Havili (6-0, 208, 4.5) from Salt Lake City (Utah) Cottonwood has the No.1 prospect out of the Beehive State for the class of 2006. Rivals also ranks Havili as the nation's No. 3 fullback for this season.
Havili ha offers from Hawai'i, Boise State, Arizona, Arizona State, Cal, Oregon, Nebraska, Vanderbilt, BYU, Utah and Iowa among others.
The talented back rushed for 1,832 yards and scored 22 rushing touchdowns with a long run of 80 yards. He is also very clutch out of the backfield and though Havili didn't have exact receiving stats he know he scored two touchdowns on receptions.
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Proving that he has a nose for the end zone Havili also returned four kickoffs for scores.
When coaches came by Cottonwood high school last spring. They saw a player in Havili who is smart and is a guy with tremendous leadership qualities.
Coaches also made comments on his good hands out of the backfield.
What is Havili looking for in a college?
"Great coaches," Havili said. "I want to be coached by people that I can build a trust with and build a relationship," Havili said. "I will go to the place that fits me best."
Though Havili is of the Latter-Say-Saint faith it is not a forgone conclusion that he will take his mission when he turns 19.
"I am very open when it comes to my college choice," Havili said. "It doesn't matter if I attend school close to home or far away."
"I have already set one of my official visits to Iowa on October 21st," Havili said. "I'm also thinking about taking an official to Arizona."
"The last three visits are up for grabs," Havili said. "I may even take a visit from a school that I haven't heard from yet."
Havili told Rivals.com that he is being recruited as a running back. The scouting report on him is he's a good mixture of power and speed.
Havili and his Cottonwood teammates will open their season this Friday Night by taking on another State power in Salt Lake City (Utah) Brighton in a non-conference match up.
Revenge could be on Brighton's mind since it was Cottonwood that ruin their undefeated season by beating them in the playoffs last year.