JONESBORO (AStateRedWolves.com) – Arkansas State Head Football Coach Gus Malzahn announced Friday that offensive lineman Will Latu, the No. 7 ranked junior college prospect in the nation by Rivals.com, has signed with the Red Wolves after spending the last two seasons at College of the Canyons (Calif.).
The 6-5, 315 pound Latu (pronounced Luh-too) will have two years of eligibility remaingin at A-State. He played offensive tackle for the Cougars, earning national recognition by several recruiting services as a top-tier player in the junior college ranks. He was listed as a four-star recruit by both Rivals.com and 247Sports.com and achieved a three-star rating by Scout.com.
Rivals.com not only place him among the top seven overall junior college recruits in the 2012 signing class, but also listed him as the No. 1 junior college offensive lineman in the county. Latu was ranked as the No. 23 junior college player in the nation by 247Sports.com as well.