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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Punahou lineman to play at Colorado

By Stacy Kaneshiro
Advertiser Staff Writer

Hawaii news photo - The Honolulu Advertiser

Kaiwi Crabb

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Punahou two-time all-state offensive lineman Kaiwi Crabb has verbally committed to play football at Colorado.

"I went up there for two camps and went there for junior day and I went there for my official visit (Nov. 7)," Crabb said. "I really liked it. I like (head coach) Dan Hawkins and what he's doing with the program. I like the O-line coach Denver Johnson and their linebackers coach Brian Cabral is from Hawai'i, so I liked that, too. Lot of Hawai'i boys up there. On top of that, great school and great environment. A great place to be."

The 6-foot-5, 272-pound senior was a first-team all-state selection as a junior and second-team pick as a senior.

Crabb said he will redshirt his freshman year. Colorado was the only school he visited, he said. Crabb added he also had offers from Washington, Arizona and Hawai'i.