FORT COLLINS >> Middle linebacker Jahlani Tavai will not play in today’s game because of what is termed a violation of team rules, school officials confirmed today.
Tavai practiced with the scout team this week. He traveled with the team to Colorado, and was in full uniform during pre-game warmups.
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The 2018 season opens with today’s game between Hawaii and host Colorado State. That means there will be answers to these questions:
> Will the run-and-shoot offense be effective?
> Will the defense be as improved as everyone claims?
> Do the Warriors have a reliable kicking game this year?
> Will penalties be a factor?
Meanwhile, because the mercury might reach the 90s, this is a good sign:
Did we mention it’s a nationally televised game?
The CSU AD gave us a tour of Canvas Stadium. It was really impressive. But we don’t want to make anyone envious, so I’ll just show one of the activities in the players’ lounge:
Even the golf carts know it’s game day: