Head coach Norm Chow confirmed that quarterback Taylor Graham and defensive tackle Siasau “Saui” Matagiese will represent the Rainbow Warriors at next month’s Mountain West Conference media preview in Las Vegas.
Graham’s selection was not surprising even though he has yet to start an NCAA game. Graham was at Ohio State for three semesters before transferring to UH in January 2012. He redshirted in 2012, but exited this past spring training as the No. 1 quarterback.
Graham will be a fourth-year junior this season. Matagiese will be a senior.
The head coach and two players from each of the 12 MWC teams will participate in multi-media interviews at the July 22-23 preview at the Cosmopolitan Hotel.
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Former UH cornerback/returner Mike Edwards made a significant step in his attempt to make the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent. Edwards has been invited to participate in cornerback Antonio Cromartie’s workouts in California this week. The Jets finished mini-camp last week. Cromartie was named to this past year’s Pro Bowl.