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VIDEO: UH football readies for senior night

By Brian McInnis on November 14, 2018

The Hawaii football team’s 18 seniors will be honored Saturday in the team’s 2018 home finale. But the Rainbow Warriors (6-5, 3-3 Mountain West), losers of four straight, still hope to qualify for the Hawaii Bowl by defeating UNLV at Aloha Stadium and thereby securing another home date on Dec. 22. UNLV (3-7, 1-5) is coming off its best performance of the season in a road win at San Diego State. Here’s video from Tuesday’s team practice featuring UH seniors […]

VIDEO: UH football adjusts to Tavai’s absence for Fresno

By Brian McInnis on October 23, 2018

UPDATE: Here’s an expanded video with comments from head coach Nick Rolovich, linebackers coach Mark Banker, and linebacker Kana‘i Picanco, who will shoulder more responsibility at the position with Jahlani Tavai out. Hawaii football coach Nick Rolovich spoke to the media Tuesday about the expected absence of linebacker and leading tackler Jahlani Tavai for the Rainbow Warriors’ road game at Fresno State this weekend.

VIDEO: UH football looks to bounce back vs. Nevada

By Brian McInnis on October 16, 2018

The Hawaii football team gets a second crack at bowl eligibility this weekend. Coming off a 49-23 loss at BYU, UH (6-2, 3-0 Mountain West) hosts Nevada (3-4, 1-2) at Aloha Stadium on Saturday looking for that key seventh victory of the season. Hawaii coach Nick Rolovich, slotback John Ursua and defensive coordinator Corey Batoon were among those to speak to the media following practice on Tuesday. Rolovich is a former offensive coordinator at Nevada and recruited and coached several […]

VIDEO: McDonald returns as ‘Bows prepare for BYU

By Brian McInnis on October 9, 2018

The Cole Train is back at the station. Hawaii quarterback Cole McDonald was back in action at Tuesday’s team practice at T.C. Ching Field, participating in some drills and engaging with the media coming off his injury absence in UH’s 17-13 win over Wyoming at Aloha Stadium in which freshman Chevan Cordeiro stepped in to lead the team. McDonald, Cordeiro and the rest of the Rainbow Warriors are now preparing to face BYU on Saturday in Provo, a place the […]

VIDEO: Rainbow Warriors prepare for Wyoming

By Brian McInnis on October 2, 2018

The Paniolo Trophy is on the line at Aloha Stadium on Saturday when Wyoming comes to town to face Hawaii. The Rainbow Warriors (5-1, 2-0 Mountain West) are coming off an emotional, five-overtime 44-41 win at San Jose State. Wyoming, a power-running team, is 2-3 and 0-1 in the Mountain West, but has faced some very tough competition, losing to Washington State (4-1), Missouri (3-1) and Boise State (3-1). UH coach Nick Rolovich and running back Fred Holly III gave […]

VIDEO: UH prepares for San Jose State trip

By Brian McInnis on September 25, 2018

The Hawaii football team went to work Tuesday in preparing to resume Mountain West Conference play at San Jose State on Saturday (1 p.m. Hawaii time kickoff). The Spartans (0-3) always seem to give the Rainbow Warriors (4-1) a good game, regardless of record. Coach Nick Rolovich, offensive lineman J.R. Hensley and linebacker Jahlani Tavai spoke to that after practice.

VIDEO: Rainbow Warriors prepare for Duquesne

By Brian McInnis on September 18, 2018

The Hawaii football team is hungry coming off its 28-21 loss at Army. UH is in preparations for a homecoming meeting with FCS opponent Duquesne at Aloha Stadium this Saturday. The 2007 Sugar Bowl team will be honored at the game. Head coach Nick Rolovich, defensive back Ikem Okeke and receiver John Ursua weigh in.

VIDEO: UH football embarks for West Point

By Brian McInnis on September 11, 2018

The Hawaii football team embarked all the way for the East Coast on Tuesday after a spirited morning practice. Here’s interviews with coach Nick Rolovich, quarterback Cole McDonald and running back Fred Holly III, interspersed with footage from UH’s 43-29 win over Rice last Saturday.