BYU football: D-lineman is BYU's 20th commitment

Published: Sunday, July 12 2009 12:00 a.m. MDT

The BYU football program received its 20th commitment toward its 2010 recruiting class Saturday when Hawaii defensive end Kona Schwenke pledged to the Cougars, according to totalbluesports.com.

Schwenke flew to Utah Saturday morning to commit to Mendenhall in person, the web site reported.

The 6-foot-5, 215-pounder was impressive at the Nike Camp in Palo Alto, Calif., earlier this year. His performance prompted recruiting analyst Jeremy Crabtree to write on SI.com: "Coaches are starting to whisper 4-star defensive end Kona Schwenke ... might be the best (2010 football recruit in Hawaii) of all."

Schwenke reportedly also had scholarship offers from Utah, Hawaii, Washington, Colorado, Oregon State, UNLV, San Diego State and Wyoming.

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