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Devan Stubblefield's fall plans did not change despite not being selected in the Major League Baseball draft this past weekend. "It always was easy," Stubblefield said of his fall options.

If you are looking for assurances the University of Hawaii football team has turned the corner on its struggles or seek promises of a return to the postseason, you will be hard pressed to find them on the magazine racks this summer.

Season-ticket sales for University of Hawaii football appear headed south, way south. As of the end of May, UH said it had renewals for approximately 12,300 season tickets.

The University of Hawaii is reassessing its 2015 football schedule with the possibility of playing a game in Asia, athletic director Ben Jay said. "I might have an international possibility for us (in 2015), but it could mean we'd have to change a game," Jay said.

The University of Hawaii football team has received a deposit on a future lineman. Kamuela Borden of 'Iolani School has made an oral commitment to accept a football scholarship from the Rainbow Warriors.

The first stop on the University of Hawaii football team's 2014 camp circuit is on the Manoa campus on Wednesday. The Big Man's Camp for high school offensive and defensive linemen is the first of six Rainbow Warrior-coached camps this month.

Luke Matthews, who coached Hawaii receivers as a graduate assistant last season, is expected to be promoted to full-time assistant. UH officials declined to comment until the hiring process is completed, but an announcement is expected this week.

The University of Hawaii football team is about to get closer. In a move with the bottom line in mind, the Rainbow Warriors will live in the UH athletic complex's two dance studios for the 19 days of training camp this August, school officials confirmed.

As many as eight of the University of Hawaii's 13 football games could be shown on a pay-per-view basis by Oceanic Time Warner Cable this season, officials said Thursday.

Kaiwi Chung, a center from Kamehameha Schools, and Jamal Mayo, a cornerback from Laney College in Oakland, Calif., will be added to much-needed areas for the Rainbow Warriors.

Shane Austin, who completed his University of Hawaii career at the end of the 2011 season, is having a breakout year in leading the Cleveland Gladiators of the Arena Football League.

Not ready to take a knee on his football career, former University of Hawaii quarterback Bryant Moniz has reached agreement on a two-year contract with the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League.

Former University of Hawaii football player Tavita Woodard will explore other opportunities after not receiving a contract offer from the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks.

After acing this weekend's audition, former University of Hawaii football player Charles Clay received — and signed — a free-agent contract with the Green Bay Packers. "It's surreal," said Clay.

USC quarterback Max Wittek will not transfer to Hawaii -- or any other NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision program -- this summer, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser has learned.

Former University of Hawaii football player Vaughn Meatoga was preparing for the rest of his life when he received an unexpected opportunity on Sunday.

This Saturday, former University of Hawaii football player Charles Clay will be trading a cap and gown for a helmet and uniform. Clay scratched plans to participate in UH's commencement ceremony after receiving an invitation to the Green Bay Packers' rookie mini-camp.

For her 10th University of Hawaii reunion, Donna Moananu might be able to watch her son play in a UH football game. Her son — offensive tackle Eperone Moananu of Tafuna High in American Samoa — agreed to be part of the Rainbow Warriors' 2015 recruiting class.

The University of Hawaii football team's quarterback competition will be going into overtime. Ikaika Woolsey and Jeremy Higgins are both listed at No. 1 on the depth chart released on Thursday.

The Rainbow Warriors' spring training ended with a thunderous clap. During the UH football team's final team meeting of the spring, safeties Josh Donovan and Damien Packer were awarded football scholarships.

As the Saturday sun set in Manoa -- and on the University of Hawaii football team's spring training -- defensive coordinator Kevin Clune beamed with pride.

Given a clear lane to the end zone in the fall, Dee Maggitt knows better than to celebrate before reaching the goal line. On the last play of his final spring scrimmage, though, the Hawaii cornerback figured he could afford a little flair.

By the nature of their positions, receivers and cornerbacks share an adversarial relationship. While success for one is a defeat for the other, Hawaii cornerback Ne'Quan Phillips maintains a perspective that the individual duels this spring are building toward a common vision for the fall.

The University of Hawaii football team's evaluation period will extend another day, with Saturday's Spring Fling viewed as another spring practice. NCAA teams usually arrange their limit of 15 spring practices to 14 workouts and a spring intrasquad game.

With NCAA roster limits, it appears about seven University of Hawaii football players participating in spring ball might not be invited to training camp in August.

Moses Samia returns as a leader of the Rainbow Warriors defensive front, relying on the power in his legs to hold up against double teams in the middle of the line of scrimmage.

This spring, the Hawaii football team's promise -- cross its heart and hope to spit -- was to rest Scott Harding and Joey Iosefa. But during the kickoff-return drill on Tuesday, Harding and Iosefa were blocking would-be tacklers.

After eight months of evaluations, two players who redshirted as freshmen in 2012 — Elijah Tupai and Dejon Allen — are regarded as the University of Hawaii football team's most athletic offensive linemen.

Circumstantial evidence points to Ikaika Woolsey being proven as the University of Hawaii football team's No. 1 quarterback this spring. Woolsey has worked mostly with the No. 1 offense and played well in different schematic and weather conditions.

Hawaii quarterback Ikaika Woolsey took a significant step in the quarterback competition and offensive lineman Ben Clarke might have found a permanent position at left tackle.

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