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Pop Quiz: UH Football

By Lance Tominaga, ESPN Honolulu Web Editor.

The clock is ticking toward the start of the 2021 University of Hawaii football season – we’re at 16 days and counting – and all of us at ESPN Honolulu are excited to present you another great year of Rainbow Warrior action! To whet your appetite, here’s a quick Pop Quiz spotlighting the top games, players, coaches and moments in UH history. It’s first and ten, and you’re in the red zone. See if you can score!

1. When Bob Wagner became head coach in 1987, who did he bring in as offensive coordinator to install the spread offense?

2. Who holds the UH career record for most receiving yards?

3.What was the final score of the 2008 Sugar Bowl game between Hawaii and Georgia?

4.Hawaii opened the 2016 season with a game in Sydney, Australia. Who was their opponent?

5. Who is Hawaii’s all-time leader in total tackles?

6. With what school does Hawaii compete for the Kuter Trophy?

7. In 2019, with Cole McDonald and Chevan Cordeiro at quarterback, Hawaii had three receivers with 1,000-yard seasons. Name all three.

8. Who did Hawaii play in the final game of the 1986 season – Dick Tomey’s final game as UH head coach?

9. Who holds the UH record for most rushing yards in a single season?

10. Who was Hawaii’s final opponent at Aloha Stadium?



1. Paul Johnson

2. Greg Salas (4,345 receiving yards)

3. Georgia won, 41-10

4. Cal

5. Solomon Elimimian (434 total tackles)

6. Air Force

7. JoJo Ward, Jared Smart, Cedric Byrd II

8. Michigan

9. Diocemy Saint Juste (1,510 yards)

10. UNLV

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