Add Hawai'i to the list of schools that are not interested in brining in quarterback Tate Forcier. Forcier was to visit Hawai'i this weekend to meet the coaches and Forcier sent in his transcripts to the school, but due to his low grades Hawai'i withdrew their interest in signing Forcier. The school reviewed his transcript and Forcier did not meet the requirements to be able to enroll in the school.
Grades were the speculated reason why Forcier was ruled ineligible for the Gator Bowl this past season and just prior to that suspension Forcier had an interview with the Detroit Free Press who asked him about academics:
"I've never been the greatest student. My brothers were always the geniuses. I was always the kid who was street smart but not that smart classroom-wise. You really have to try to flunk out here. All you have to do is go to class, it's not that hard. I've always been an average student. I don't ever see myself being that smart of a student. I just feel like it's too much of a job being an athlete. It's too much of a job. You get some of these kids in engineering who are players on our team who have 4.0s, and I just look at them like, 'You must never sleep.' I feel like the work I have is a lot. I can only imagine what they have."
Apparently, Forcier did try to flunk out of school if he did not meet the academic standards at Hawai'i. It now looks like his last option is to head to San Jose State and try to bring some life into that program.