As expected, Don Bailey and Tom Mason have been hired to run the Warriors’ offense and defense, respectively. Here’s the skinny:
> It will remain a collective effort to craft the offensive game plan. Bailey will be the play-caller. He also will coach the quarterbacks.
> In addition to calling the defensive plays, Mason is expected to coach either the safeties or cornerbacks. UH is expected to use both a 4-3 and a 3-4 as bases.
> Bailey and Mason are expected to be on board March 1, more than a month ahead of the start of spring practice.
> The Warriors are close to completing the staff with the addition of a coach to coordinate special teams and help with the defensive secondary. Staff assignments probably won’t be finalized for another week.
Here’s the online story: UH hires play-callers
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What to do on a Thursday night in Riverside?
The volleyball Warriors rooted for the Rainbow Wahine basketball team.
Laura Beeman tweeted that the volleyball team is “our 6th Man of the Year! They rocked the house. Awesome support on the road. What a great win!”
No word on whether Warrior associate head coach Mila Zarkovic sang “Hawai‘i Pono‘i.”