2023 signee ‘Iolani hybrid DE/OLB Ha’aheo Dela Cruz

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2023 signee ‘Iolani hybrid DE/OLB Ha’aheo Dela Cruz

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https://twitter.com/haaheo_delacruz/status/1540753732207464449 https://twitter.com/ESPNHonolulu/status/1540808067108876288
kapakahi wrote: Wed Jun 22, 2022 4:50 pm
Ha’aheo Dela Cruz hybrid DE/OLB from ‘Iolani School.
https://twitter.com/haaheo_delacruz/status/1539670389986435072

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Since he may have been one of Iolani's biggest players, he often lined up at NT. But he appears to be a natural edge guy at DE or OLB. He's athletic, runs well and seems to be a good pass rusher when lined up outside. See his camp videos below.

Dela Cruz was listed at 6-1, 195 last season. He lists himself now at 6-3, 220. If that's accurate or close to being accurate, he's still growing.

https://twitter.com/haaheo_delacruz/status/1538050651111837697 https://twitter.com/haaheo_delacruz/status/1540104811831431168 https://twitter.com/haaheo_delacruz/status/1533949066161205249 https://twitter.com/haaheo_delacruz/status/1533532129300082688

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His film looks good, but hard to access the talent level of blockers bc a few were lunging, had terrible feet for an OT and slow feet. Those inside moves are misleading bc the guard or center would help.

I assume he'll be a DE and will need to fill out bc today's OTs are 6'5 325. A nice pick up with tons of upside if he's still growing.
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https://twitter.com/RobDeMelloKHON/status/1541639539441094657

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https://twitter.com/RobDeMelloKHON/status/1605620054959132672 https://twitter.com/ESPNHonolulu/status/1605674104979197955
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https://twitter.com/HawaiiFootball/status/1605670516219600903

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Comparing and standing between Coach Ena and Coach Yoro, Haaheo is going to need to put some meat on his bones!
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I hope he used his greyshirt half year to gain weight and strength.

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uhwarriors wrote: Sun Jan 28, 2024 12:19 am I hope he used his greyshirt half year to gain weight and strength.
Seems to be the same height & weight from a year and a half ago
by uhwarriors » Sun Jun 26, 2022 12:17 am
Dela Cruz was listed at 6-1, 195 last season. He lists himself now at 6-3, 220. If
by kapakahi » Sat Jan 27, 2024 3:56 pm
Listed as DL at 6-3, 220#….

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BigWave96744 wrote: Sun Jan 28, 2024 12:54 pm
uhwarriors wrote: Sun Jan 28, 2024 12:19 am I hope he used his greyshirt half year to gain weight and strength.
Seems to be the same height & weight from a year and a half ago
by uhwarriors » Sun Jun 26, 2022 12:17 am
Dela Cruz was listed at 6-1, 195 last season. He lists himself now at 6-3, 220. If
by kapakahi » Sat Jan 27, 2024 3:56 pm
Listed as DL at 6-3, 220#….
I suspect that his current weight is not updated on the Spring roster. In any event, we are looking at two years of physical maturity which can be a plus like when players return from LDS missions.

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BigWave96744 wrote: Sun Jan 28, 2024 12:54 pm
uhwarriors wrote: Sun Jan 28, 2024 12:19 am I hope he used his greyshirt half year to gain weight and strength.
Seems to be the same height & weight from a year and a half ago
by uhwarriors » Sun Jun 26, 2022 12:17 am
Dela Cruz was listed at 6-1, 195 last season. He lists himself now at 6-3, 220. If
by kapakahi » Sat Jan 27, 2024 3:56 pm
Listed as DL at 6-3, 220#….
Now listed at 6-2, 255#....
https://hawaiiathletics.com/sports/foot ... cruz/21347

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