Colt Brennan confirms that he and A-Rod had the same injury (slightly torn labrum).
Both were treated by the same specialist, Dr. Marc Philippon of Colorado.
But while A-Rod opted to immediately undergo surgery that will force him to miss up to two months, Brennan delayed his operation in order to participate in last year’s Senior Bowl, NFL Scouting Combine and UH’s Pro Day. Brennan’s toughness — he played all of 2006 with a lumbar strain and most of 2007 with a severely sprained ankle — should be appreciated.
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Linebacker Tim Brown, who made 107 tackles as a Kapolei High senior in 2007, said he will join the Warriors as a walk-on.
Brown is 6 feet 1 and 217 pounds.
He attended Fort Union Military Academy, a prep school in Virginia, during the 2007-2008 academic year.
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Sad to report that Bob Ryan, a former UH assistant football coach, has died. Ryan was on Dave Holmes’ staff in the early 1970s.
He also was once WAC commissioner Karl Benson’s father-in-law.
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Happy birthday to the very beautiful Juliet (Mrs. D1shima).
And to Juliet, we present the gift of music, from her Romeo: