According to the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, Hawaii defensive tackle Kalepo Naotala was injured in a diving accident on Saturday.
Emergency Medical Services and Ocean Safety spokesperson Shayne Enright confirmed that a 19-year-old man was injured around 2:40 p.m. Saturday when he appeared to hit his head while diving off the wall near the Kapahulu Groin.
The Star-Advertiser described Naotala as being in “serious condition”.
Naotala was originally a two-star recruit of the 2016 class before reclassifying to 2017 following an injury. The Star-Advertiser notes that Naotala was likely to compete for playing time with the Rainbow Warriors before the injury.