Linebacker Adam Leonard, who just returned from an NCAA leadership conference in Orlando, and quarterback Tyler Graunke make big body at today’s unsupervised workouts:
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Here’s quarterback Shane Austin participating in passing drills despite having his right foot in a medical boot. (He suffered a fracture in his right foot on the final play of the Warrior Bowl):
Craig Bell, a junior-college transfer, prepares to run a pass route:
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Bell and wideout Mike Tinoco:
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Washington crosses the deltoids. … OK, OK. I tried to go with the bad pun until the office folks told me I don’t know where the deltoids are located. So, anyway, this is slotback Michael Washington striking a pose:
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Greg McMackin said graduate assistant Brian Kajiyama will coordinate the football team’s study program.
McMackin said Kajiyama “still has similar responsibilities as last year in helping us prepare for ball games.”
Kajiyama who is in a wheel chair because of cerebral palsy, assisted in providing video and computer scouting reports. He also monitored the kickers’ workouts.
McMackin added: “He and I have talked, and we’re excited about what he’s going to do this year.”
UH is reopening the “Verizon Room,” a computer lab that had been restricted in recent years. Kajiyama will help coordinate the study program in that room.
Kajiyama, who joined the UH coaching staff as a graduate assistant last year, has a master’s degree.
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We feel your pain.
it’s June, and you have a jones for UH sports.
Here’s how to get your fix this summer:
• Watch the unsupervised football workouts at 2 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Remember standing in those long autograph lines? Beat the rush. Future stars are available for autographs.
• Watch the “Rainbow Celebration,” K5’s Saturday night replays of the top UH sporting events of the past year. The best part for fans? Every airing has a happy ending.
• Attend NCAA Summer League basketball games. The competition is good, and there’s always plenty of good seats.
• Sign up for the volleyball camp for adults, sponsored by the Warrior coaching staff and some players. At the end, you get an evaluation of your talents.
• NCAA Football ’09 hits the stores July 15. Most interesting part of the game? Learning EA Sports’ prediction for UH’s starting quarterback.
• Know how everybody acts like a recruiting know-it-all?
Now you can be one. Attend the UH football camps this summer. Most of the state’s top high school seniors will be there. You can see them go through drills. Then you can tell everybody how Manti Te‘o is the real deal.
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If you get the chance, please visit Leslie Kawamoto’s blog about pets. Leslie is the most beloved person in our newsroom and extremely smart. (I would say these things even if she didn’t handle my travel.) Here’s a link to her blog:
And here’s a pix of her dog: