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

Hawaii linebacker Jahlani Tavai, left, and defensive back Kalen Hicks held the Paniolo Trophy after beating Wyoming on Oct. 6 at Aloha Stadium. Tavai is expected to miss this weekend's game at Fresno State with a shoulder injury. / Photo by Jamm Aquino, Star-Advertiser

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.