The Colorado Buffaloes have already added plenty of skilled players both on offense and defense in the 2018 recruiting class, but up to this point they had yet to fill their need on the defensive line. That changed on Thursday morning when Melekiola ‘Tava’ Finau, a three-star recruit out of Sacramento, CA, verbally committed to play for the Buffaloes.

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As a sophomore at the University of Colorado-Boulder and a Colorado native, Chase has loved Colorado sports since he was born. He is working towards a degree in the College of Media, Communication, and Information. Chase covers the CU Buffs and DU hockey for BSN Denver. Follow him on twitter for all things Colorado sports @bychasehowell.