HONOLULU – University of Hawaii football coach June Jones has decided on a
starting quarterback for the Sept. 9 season opener against Portland State.
But Jones said he won’t announce the decision until next week – even to
There were eight candidates for the job when Hawaii entered
training camp two weeks ago. The list appears to have been trimmed to Mike
Harrison, Nick Rolovich and Timmy Chang.
Harrison was Dan Robinson’s
backup at quarterback last season. Robinson graduated in December.
Rolovich is a transfer from City College of San Francisco and Chang graduated
from St. Louis School in June.
Jones said Monday he’s delaying his
announcement because the Warriors do not play this weekend. They were scheduled
to open against Texas on Saturday, but the Longhorns backed out of the game
earlier this year.
Jones said experience and reputation did not factor
into his starting quarterback choice and the job was awarded solely on “who
The Hawai’i quarterback list appears to have been
trimmed to three players
Mike Harrison, So., 6-1, 206
Rolovich, Jr. transfer, 6-1, 197
Timmy Chang, Fr., 6-2, 190