Michigan quarterback commit Dylan McCaffrey will play in the inaugural Polynesian Bowl game on January 21, 2017. Tua Tagovailoa, who is a quarterback committed to Alabama, will also play in the game.
*NEWS UPDATE* DYLAN MCCAFFREY TO PLAY IN INAUGURAL POLYNESIAN BOWL... https://t.co/OpcZRYj985 pic.twitter.com/x0ZLem77EW— Polynesian Bowl (@polynesiabowl) October 19, 2016
McCaffrey is ranked as the No. 4 pro-style quarterback in the 2017 class, according to 247Sports. He is the 47th-best player in the class and the No. 1 player from Colorado.
Throughout the 2016 season for Valor Christian High School, the quarterback has completed 113-of-176 passes for 1,418 yards, 14 touchdowns and four interceptions. McCaffrey has also added 63 carries for 300 yards and six scores.
The game will include 84 senior high school football players of Polynesian descent. Believe it or not, the captains for the game will be Marcus Mariota (Tennessee Titans) and Ronnie Stanley (Baltimore Ravens). Jack Thompson will coach Team Mariota and Olin Kreutz will coach Team Stanley.
The following players have accepted an invitation to play in the game: Kesi Ah-Hoy (RB), Chaz Ah You (S), Feleti Afemui (LB), Andrew Aleki (LB), Biaggio Ali-Walsh (RB), Popo Aumavae (DT), Henry Bainivalu (OT), Bubba Bolden (S), Hunter Bryant (TE), Terrell Bynum (TE), Levani Damuni (LB), Wyatt Davis (OG), Noah Elliss (DT), AJ Epenesa (DE), Juliano Falaniko (LB), Jojo Falo (C), Josh Falo (TE), Alex Faniel (QB), Chuck Filiaga (OT), Cyrus Habibi-Likio (RB), Sione Heimuli-Lund (FB), Simata Hola (LB), Kekaula Kaniho (DB), Tayler Katoa (QB), Tyjon Lindsey (WR), Jordan Lolohera (DE), Michael Minihan (OG), Brett Neilon (OG), Sampson Niu (LB), Ezekiel Noa (LB), Phil Paea (DT), Anthony Pandy (DE), Alex Perry (CB), Isaiah Pola-Mao (ATH), Poutasi Poutasi (OG), Michael Saffell (OG), Isaac Salde-Matautia (LB), Miki Suguturaga (DT), Tua Tagovailoa (QB), Myron Tagovailoa-Amosa (DT), Taz Tauaese (RB), Alden Tofa (DE), Jay Tufele (DT), Langi Tuifua (DE), Marlon Tuipulotu (DT), Nami Tuitu’u (OG), Zelan Tupuola (OG), Mo Unutoa (OL), Aliki Vimahi (DE), Charles Moku Watson (S), Connor Wedington (ATH), Mark Webb (WR) and Dylan McCaffrey (QB).