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Hawaii football: Rojesterman Farris to Atlanta Falcons, JoJo Ward to Arizona Cardinals

By Stephen Tsai on April 25, 2020

Ninety minutes after quarterback Cole McDonald was selected by the Tennessee Titans, former UH teammate Rojesterman Farris II reached agreement on a free-agent contract with the Atlanta Falcons. Farris said he welcomes being reunited with Mayur Chaudhari, who was the Warriors’ special teams coordinator in 2016 and 2017. Chaudhari is on the Falcons’ staf. Farris served several roles on speciality units when he was not being used as a shut-down cornerback. Farris, who amassed 54 tackles while playing in all […]

Hawaii football: Cole McDonald drafted in 7th round by Tennessee Titans

By Stephen Tsai on April 25, 2020

The following was posted on the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s breaking news. Former University of Hawaii quarterback Cole McDonald is taking his talents to Nashville. The Tennessee Titans today selected McDonald in the seventh round — No. 224 overall — of the 2020 National Football League Draft. “I’m excited right now,” McDonald told the Honolulu Star-Advertiser in a telephone interview. “I’m super excited. I’m at home with a bunch of family and friends. It was pretty awesome. It was surreal to see […]

Hawaii football adds junior college quarterback Armani Edden

By Stephen Tsai on April 20, 2020

While Chevan Cordeiro remains as the presumptive No. 1 passer, the Rainbow Warriors have added depth — and competition — to the quarterbacks’ room. Armani Edden, a multi-skilled passer from College of the Canyons (Santa Clarita, Calif.) is set to join the Warriors this summer. His pledge — on Twitter and then to the Honolulu Star-Advertiser — comes a month after Jake Farrell made a commitment to the Warriors. Farrell played high-school ball at Notre Dame Prep in Arizona, then […]

Hawaii football: Longtime booster Ben Yee dies at 88

By Ferd Lewis on April 17, 2020

Ben Yee, a booster and volunteer fixture around the University of Hawaii football program for the better part of four decades, died today, friends said. He was 88. Yee had recently been hospitalized and had undergone surgery. His death was not related to COVID-19, a spokesman said. A veteran of the Korean War and a retired worker at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Yee’s passion was Rainbow Warrior football, a cause he devoted himself to during the reign of five (CORRECTED) […]

Hawaii football lands JUCO All-America receiver

By Stephen Tsai on April 1, 2020

“No April fool’s (joke),” Alonzell “Zelly” Henderson said, “yes, I will be a Warrior.” Henderson, a 5-foot-10, 175-pound inside receiver from College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita, Calif., said he is fully committed to accepting a scholarship from the UH football team. Because this is deemed a “dead period” — no in-person contact between coaches and a recruit — due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Henderson must wait until the NCAA restrictions are lifted before he can put his 2020 […]

Hawaii football: Todd Graham announces spring practices are canceled

By Warrior World on March 19, 2020

The following appears on the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s breaking news. The University of Hawaii football team has canceled spring practice and the annual spring scrimmage, head coach Todd Graham confirmed on Thursday. The first of the 15 spring practices was set to set to begin on March 27. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the school suspended practices and team-related workouts through May 15, the last day of UH’s spring semester. Aloha from Hawaii Football! #GoBows pic.twitter.com/uwvX6nGBOc — Todd Graham (@RealCoachGraham) […]