Australia-raised punter Alex Dunnachie and offensive guard Adrian Thomas were the guests on a live telecast of Sunrise Australia, which is that country’s version of the “Today” show. The segments were shot live at UH’s practice this morning, with the feed going to the tower at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, where it was beamed to a satellite.
Here are Dunnachie, producer Chezzi Denyer and host Grant Denyer:
• Michael Sellers, a grayshirt who goes on scholarship in January, is reportedly in good shape and ready to compete at cornerback in the spring. Sellers, a 2010 Campbell High graduate, is 5 feet 11 and 170 pounds.
• It took nine months for UH to officially name Grant Steen as Mel deLaura’s successor as UH assistant strength and conditioning coordinator. Steen is a popular choice among the UH football players and staff. The former Iowa linebacker was in two New England Patriots’ training camps, and he has assisted UH’s football, men’s volleyball and golf teams the past two years. It’s good UH made the right choice, but it would be better if the process were faster.
• The Warriors can’t wait for the new turf to be installed at Aloha Stadium next year. “It’s like playing on concrete,” said quarterback Bryant Moniz, displaying this 4-inch scab:
• I had trouble uploading photos last week, so here’s the pic of grayshirt Calen Friel:
• And, if anybody missed it, KITV featured right tackle Laupepa Letuli performing a song he wrote: First Love.