Norm Chow empathizes with fans stuck in slow traffic and ticket lines this past Saturday. His own families members were caught, too. But he said he has been assured the glitches will be corrected, and that he is appreciative of the fans who turned out for the Washington game.
“We are thankful for the fans and students who supported our players,” Chow said. “Our players felt the support. It helped them perform well.”
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Tight end Jordan Pu‘u-Robinson was back at practice yesterday after suffering an ankle injury against Washington. Pu‘u-Robinson and Harold Moleni are bracketed at that position. Justin Vele, the do-everthing H-back, is No. 3.
But the next generation will be interesting to watch. Dakota Torres, who is likely to redshirt, is a combo receiver/blocker that will give the offense more options.
David Manoa, a converted outside linebacker, is highly regarded. Manoa has been cleared to practice after recovering from a knee ailment.
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The Warriors used only six linebackers against Washington. Two of their best special-team players — Benneton Fonua and Lance Williams — are next when the rotation expands.