The numbers won’t be as large as in past years, but there will be a few players participating in spring practice who will not be invited to training camp in August. NCAA teams are limited to 105 players for training camp, although the Rainbow Warriors’ roster may expand on Aug. 25, the first day of the fall semester.
That means tomorrow’s Spring Fling could be the final time in a UH uniform — until the fall semester, at least — for about six or seven players.
Coach Norm Chow said paring the roster is difficult.
“Decisions have to be made,” Chow said. “They’re always hard. These guys give you everything they have.”
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Hopeful thoughts and wishes to Jared Leaf, a former UH linebacker/running back who was critically injured in an apartment fire in San Jose on Wednesday.
Leaf transferred to San Jose State last year, and was projected to be a starting linebacker. He also is an aspiring actor.
Leaf’s step-father is Erin Hall, a former Saint Louis School quarterback.