Archive for the ‘Warrior Beat’ Category

Empty pit

July 25th, 2014
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During football practices, the area where injured players work out is called the "pit."

The goal for the coming training camp is to have an empty pit.

This summer, only players who are healthy enough to practice will be invited to the Aug. 4 opening of training camp. Players recovering from significant injuries will be added after they receive medical clearance. The next week will determine whether such players as Samson Anguay, Jamie Tago and Kawika Borden will be ready for camp.

The Warriors will be under the training-camp limit of 105 players as they await results of players seeking to transfer. There are at least five transfer players still awaiting admission into UH.

Eight candles

July 24th, 2014
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Happy anniversary to us.

The blog turns 8 today.

Thanks, everybody.

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With minimal notice — a single line in the media guide — it was confirmed  that Daronte' Jones has been promoted to assistant head coach.

Jones will continue to coach the Warriors' defensive secondary.

Meet the press

July 23rd, 2014
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LAS VEGAS — Today is the Warriors' turn to receive attention at the MWC Football Media Days.

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Warriors picked 6th in media poll

July 22nd, 2014
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The Warriors are predicted to finish sixth  among six West Division teams, according to a media preseason poll released this morning at the Mountain West Conference football media days.

West Division

1. Fresno State (15 first-place votes) — 174 points

2. San Diego State (15) — 172

3. Nevada (3) — 130

4. UNLV — 95

5. San Jose State — 87

6. Hawaii — 35

Mountain Division

1. Boise State (20) — 183

2. Utah State (12) — 176

3. Colorado State (1) — 135

4. Wyoming  — 90

5. New Mexico — 56

6. Air Force — 53

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Running back Joey Iosefa and defensive end Beau Yap arrived in town. They're representing the Warriors:

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Travel day

July 21st, 2014
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The blog is taking its show to Las Vegas for the Mountain West football media preview.

We 'll have expanded posts soon. For now, we're, um, doing research.

Joey Iosefa and Beau Yap arrive tomorrow morning.