Greg McMackin and Greg Salas will be the guests on Tuesday’s Warrior Beat Show, which begins at noon. Please join us.
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Training camp schedule:
Thursday, Aug. 6 — 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 7 — 4 p.m. to 6 p.m
Saturday, Aug. 8 — 8:30 a.m. to 11a.m.
Monday, Aug. 10 — 8:30 a.m.to 11 a.m.
Tuesday, Aug.11 — 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 12 — 8:30 a.m. to 10:40 a.m.;3:30 p.m. to 5:05 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 13 — 8:30a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
Friday, Aug.14 —8:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.; 3:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 15 — 8:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
Monday, Aug. 17 — 8:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.; 3:30 p.m. to 4:50 a.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 18 — 8:30 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 19 — 8:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.; 3 p.m. to 4:50 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 20 — 8:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
Friday, Aug. 21 — 8:30 a.m. to 10:35 a.m.
Saturday, Aug. 22 — 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
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From the WAC Web site:
The Western Athletic Conference has reprimanded University of Hawai’i head football coach Greg McMackin for comments he made last week during the WAC’s annual football media preview in Salt Lake City. His comments included a gay slur that he used while discussing the University of Notre Dame football team.
In addition to the reprimand, McMackin has been warned that any further violations of the WAC Sportsmanship Code will result in an automatic one-game suspension, at the minimum.
“I greatly appreciate the quick and decisive actions by UH Chancellor Virginia Hinshaw and Athletics Director Jim Donovan as it has made my job in processing this very unfortunate situation much easier,” WAC Commissioner Karl Benson said. “Coach McMackin’s comments were clearly offensive, violated the WAC Code, and are not condoned by either Hawai’i or the WAC.”
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McMackin on Craig Stutzmann, who accepted a job with Portland State: “I want the best for Stutz and his family. I wish him well. He’s a good guy, and he’ll be a good coach for the Portland State program.”
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Is UH the only school that requires a waiting period for hiring a graduate assistant?
I would think that it shouldn’t have to be any more difficult than signing a recruit. Both receive roughly the same scholarship.
Finding a successor to receiver coach Craig Stutzmann won’t be easy. Offensive coordinator Ron Lee praised Stutzmann as a hard worker with deep knowledge of the offensive system. Stutzmann played in the system at Saint Louis School and UH, and coached it at Saint Louis. Stutzmann was valuable as an evaluator, scout and on-field coach.
The successor must have a bachelor’s degree, which eliminates Ashley Lelie, Aaron Bain and student manager Nate Ilaoa.
And the replacement also has roughtly two weeks to sign up for classes. A GA must be working toward an advanced degree.
The GA also needs to be willing to make a sacrifice. Stutzmann, who has a wife and 2-month-old son, received support from family.
UH has benefitted greatly from the position in the past. Remember when Dennis McKnight was a graduate assistant in 2006?