The Warriors are changing direction in pursuit of an eventual successor to long-snapper Luke Ingram, who will be a senior in the fall.
The Warriors are in the process of trying to land a center/long-snapper from Japan. The prospect reportedly is 6 feet 2 and 290 pounds.
The Warriors already have a commitment from another long-snapper, Grant Meersand of Mira Costa High. Cameron Chow, son of head coach Norm Chow, is a full-time teacher and basketball coach at Mira Costa.
Ingram, who played virtually one-armed last year, should be fully healed from shoulder surgery for the Aug. 1 start of training camp. Beau Yap made most of the long snaps during spring training. Yap will enter camp as a No. 1 defensive end.
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The Warriors continue to craft the training-camp roster. The NCAA limit is 105 players, although the roster may expand on the first day of a school’s fall semester. The Warriors’ preference is an initial training-camp roster of about 102, with the flexibility to expand for late transfers. So far, about 90 players have been invited to training camp.