By Stephen Tsai
The offseason conditioning program concludes today with the final round of testing in strength and speed drills. It also is the last chance for a player to best Saui Matagiese for the largest biceps. He's unofficially at 53 centimeters.
Testing was spaced this week because of the gap between the end of the first summer-school session and the start of next week's training camp. Per NCAA rule, scholarship checks are not distributed when a player is not enrolled in classes, forcing several mainland players to head home for three weeks.
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One hundred of the 104 roster spots for training camp have been reserved. There is some flexibility while medical statuses are confirmed. Players who are physically unable to participate in training camp might be brought in Aug. 26, the first day roster limits are lifted.
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Diane and Norm Chow are proud grandparents of Veda Chow. She is their sixth grandchild.