the 2019 school football season prior at night may earn more consideration, it’s not so much school football season until you’ve kept awake past 12 PM watching Hawaii play football. Your first opportunity to do as such will come on Saturday night when Hawaii invites Arizona to Honolulu.
This won’t be the first run through these groups have met yet rather the 6th. The last gathering came in 2016 when Arizona facilitated Hawaii and beat the Warriors 47-28. What’s more, that has been the story between these two as Arizona has won every one of the five earlier gatherings, however the greatest victory returned right in 1952 when Arizona won 57-7. Just one of the initial five gatherings included a one-score edge, Arizona’s 17-10 win in Honolulu during the 1977 season.
Arizona: There was some buzz encompassing Arizona last season when Kevin Sumlin took over for Rich Rodriguez, yet Sumlin’s first season in Tucson got off to a rough begin. The Wildcats began the 0-2 preceding grabbing Sumlin’s first win in a 62-31 win over Southern Utah, however things didn’t level out much in Pac-12 play. The Wildcats went 4-5 in the Pac-12, completing the season at 5-7 and neglecting to fit the bill for a bowl game after a sad misfortune to equal Arizona State. Arizona held a 40-21 lead over the Sun Devils after seventy five percent and continued to surrender 20 final quarter focuses to lose 41-40. Presently, Arizona enters the 2019 season wanting to return to a bowl game as well as contend in a Pac-12 South that is got a lot of squirm space for a group hoping to make moves.
Hawaii: The Rainbow Warriors are wanting to have a major year in 2019. They have 18 starters coming back from last season’s group, more than some other program in the Mountain West. That is uplifting news for a group that went 8-6 generally speaking last season, 5-3 in meeting play. The Warriors offense was driven by quarterback Cole McDonald, who tossed for 3,875 yards and 36 touchdowns while additionally scrambling for 359 yards and four additional scores. McDonald enters his lesser season planning to lead Hawaii to a Mountain West title, and this opener against Arizona ought to demonstrate to be a magnificent indicator to check exactly how great this Hawaii group can be in 2019.
Date: Friday, Aug. 23
Begin Time: 7:00 p.m. ET
Location: Aloha Stadium — Honolulu, Hawaii
TV: CBS Sports Network | Live
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