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More on Saturday’s Practice 4/12/08

Adding to NelsonO’s great report: By uhwarriors Dowling is backing up Mouton at left CB. When a nickel defense was used, Mouton played the nickel and Dowling played the corner. Mouton picked Funaki playing the nickel and would have had a TD. Lots of drops by receivers today. I think a lot of the less experienced receivers and new guys are doing a lot of...

Spring Practice Apr. 12, 2008 Photos and Report

Photos from today’s practice and scrimmage can be viewed in the Sportshawaii.com Photo Gallery, courtesy of Chawan Cut. NelsonO was there and provides this report: The Hawaii defense dominated during Saturday’s scrimmage. I’m not sure if the Warrior defense is really good or the Warrior offense is really…(well, I won’t go there). To be fair to the...

Why the Colt hate?

Chawan Cut posted a rant asking why some so-called “draft experts” are going out of their way to hate on Colt Brennan, when it appears some of them haven’t even seen him play, or seen him work out at the Combine, Pro Day, etc., pulling stuff out of… thin air to bash him with. Here are a few excerpts: these so called “draft...

Thursday’s Warrior Practice

NelsonO has this excellent report from Day 6 of spring practice: Forget the shotgun. During today’s 11-on-11 drill, the QBs took snaps from under center exclusively. And for the curious, the offensive linemen are not in a three-point stance even with the QB under center. I’m happy to report that the offense is actually running the ball during practice. Another...

Spring Practice Day 5, HAIA Football Combine

Dave Reardon’s blog had a lot of info from the 5th day of spring practice, including injury news on Blaze Soares and Malcolm Lane, as well as a couple quotes from running back Jake Heun. On his blog, Stephen Tsai posted a two-deep depth chart of the defense. Tsai also has news about Lorgan Pau, Clarence “Lafu” Tuioti-Mariner, this...

2008 Hawai‘i Warrior Football Coaching Clinic

If you’re a football coach, whether in high school, Pop Warner, flag football, etc., then April 19th is your chance to learn from Greg McMackin and the UH football coaching staff. Here are some details from the UH Athletics department: University of Hawai`i head football coach Greg McMackin and his coaching staff will conduct a football coaching clinic...

Spring Practice Day 4, Colt’s Surgery

The Star-Bulletin’s Dave Reardon had a lot of news and notes from today’s first spring practice in full pads. Here’s a small excerpt: The first group of offensive linemen is aligned this way today: LT Aaron Kia, LG Keith AhSoon, C John Estes, RG Lafu Tuioti-Mariner and RT Keoni Steinhoff. However, No. 2 center Austin Hansen is getting plenty...

Rain Delay in Football

Rain Delay in Football:  By NelsonO As I was standing in the rain this morning at the grass practice field, I was thinking an indoor practice facility would be awfully nice to have. But I would settle for a “field” on Cooke Field. The constant showers in Manoa did not stop Coach Ron Lee and his offense from working out this morning. The defense did not make an...