By Stephen Tsai
Quarterback Eric Prater, who spent the past few years in the U.S. Army Airborne Special Forces, will be joining the Rainbow Warriors as a walk-on this summer.
Prater is 6-2 and about 210 pounds.
Prater, who is 23, will have four years to play four UH seasons.
He was a pitcher at Lake Havasu (Wash.) High, with a fastball timed at 92 mph, before playing football as a senior.
He was on Northern Arizona's roster in 2010, but did not play in any games, before enlisting in the Army.
Prater has been attending spring practices as a spectator.
Here are his highlights: Prater video.
(C'mon, admit it, after that first throw you thought, "Wow.")
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