Our designated picker, the lovely and talented Avis Yasumura, has selected Bulla as the winner of a pair of tickets to the Sheraton Hawaii Bowl.
E-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org, and I’ll send you the tickets.
Thanks again to Avis.
We’ll have more drawings for football tickets, as well as men’s basketball tickets, in the coming days.
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Priority Sports & Entertainment will represent former UH center John Estes.
Kenny Zuckerman is Priority’s president.
Priority represents several top NFL centers, such as Olin Kreutz of the Chicago Bears, Dominic Raiola of the Detroit Lions and Kevin Mawae of the Tennessee Titans.
Priority also represents former Warriors Ryan Mouton of the Titans, David Veikune of the Cleveland Browns, Davone Bess of the Miami Dolphins, Isa‘ako Sopoaga of the San Francisco 49ers and Wayne Hunter of the J-E-T-S, Jets! Jets! Jets!
Estes, who earns a bachelor’s degree in communications Saturday, will begin training Jan. 4 at Peyton Manning’s D1 facility in Nashville, Tenn.
Zuckerman said Estes also has received his official invitation to compete in the East-West Shrine Game.
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It’s official: Mike Smith has decided not to return as graduate assistant. Head coach Greg McMackin praised Smith’s work in scouting, game preparation and working with the linebackers. McMackin said he might hire a GA before Christmas. UH has two GA openings. It never filled the position vacated when Craig Stutzmann, who had been working with the receivers, left the past summer.
For offensive GA, how about Inoke Funaki? (OK, it was Robert Kekaula who came up with the suggestion.) But Funaki knows the offense, he’s smart and he’s respected by teammates. Best of all, he’s already taking post-graduate classes .
And Funaki already has a fan:
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It’s finals week at UH. The number of players who walk the line Saturday will determine the Warriors’ available scholarships.