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Player Bio: Makoa Freitas :: Football

  Makoa Freitas
Makoa Freitas
Player Profile
RS Senior

Manoa, Hawai'i

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 295




Arizona: 3L... Projected starter at left tackle and a big plus as a veteran entering 2002 fall practice... Helped form the nucleus on the offensive line in 2001, starting at left tackle in all 11 games... Earned honorable mention All-Pac-10 honors at the end of last season... Did not practice during 2001 spring drills after having off-season foot surgery... Started the first three games of the 2000 season at left tackle... Had foot surgery on Oct. 12, 2000, and subsequently missed the last eight games of the season... Put in a full year at left tackle in 1999, starting 11 games for the Wildcats... Switch from guard to tackle in spring ‘99 ball was one of the team’s top developments... Made an impact as a true freshman in 1998, as he played in all 13 games as a top backup on the offensive line... Split time almost evenly with Steven Grace at left guard that season...

High School: Kamehameha Schools, Honolulu, Hawai’i, 1998... Highly-recruited prospect who visited a number of programs in the West... Three-year letterman for coach Kanani Souza and earned two in basketball... Earned PrepStar All-America honors and Western 100 honors from the Tacoma News Tribune... First-team all-state honors by the Honolulu Star-Bulletin... Played center, left guard and left tackle... Also earned all-state honors his junior year and was All-Interscholastic League each year, as well... Pacific Islander high school all-offense team member...