The Warriors prefer not to use the “R” word, especially around freshmen.
But if possible, the Warriors would like to preserve the option of redshirting some newcomers. Some players already have been designated as redshirts, such as defensive ends Marquis Fairchild and Jahlani Tavai and defensive tackle Ka‘au Gifford.
The Warriors can help development and depth if they are not forced to use such promising freshmen as wideouts Darrian Josey and Don’Yeh Patterson, linebackers Jamie Tago and Malachi Mageo, and defensive backs Jerrell Jackson and Dany Mulanga.
To that end, wideout Duke Bukoski was moved from the scout offense to the regular rotation this week. Bukoski, in essence, is on the “travel” roster. He will be among the players who will stay overnight in a Waikiki hotel ahead of tomorrow’s game against Oregon State.
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