The announcement that UH will scrap the platoon system and go with Greg Alexander as the lone No. 1 quarterback is a continuation of plan that had been in the works for more than a week.
It was always believed that Inoke Funaki was best fit as a read-option quarterback, a solid change-up to the usual run-and-shoot offense. He still will be used in that role, and he is expected to play in every game. But by ditching the “platoon” title, instead of Funaki entering at a pre-arranged time, he now will be available on need-to-use basis.
That should benefit Alexander, who still needs game reps and the leeway to work out of difficult situations.
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Because of the limited travel roster, the Warriors are practicing “pro style,” McMackin said. They do not have the benefit of a scout team on the road.
The good news is the top units face off against each other more.
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Happy birthday to the appropriately named Sweety, a woman of intelligence, beauty and patience (she’s married to DPK).
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Princess Leila’s videos now will return Monday. We also look forward to the well-produced sports videos shot by Stanley Lee, Michael Tsai and Mark Eidson.