Kickoff: Saturday, Oct. Taylor for a second straight week.
The season is finally here. The Arizona broadcast can be found in and around Tuscon on AM and The Wildcats feed can also be found on satellite radio, as well, on Sirius channel 78 and XM channel In the last meeting on September 17, , the Wildcats defeated Hawaii, , in Tuscon.
Here are the keys to how Hawaii can defend Pride Rock and open with a victory.
Three Keys to a Hawaii Victory 1. Win in obvious passing situations.
Their team sack rate was just 5. This was something the Warriors struggled with at times last fall. If the running game stalls like it did for much of the second half of last season, there will be a lot of pressure on Cole McDonald to keep the chains moving in less-than-ideal situations.
Taylor, of course, ran for 1, yards last fall so this may be easier said than done. In general, though, containing the junior running back proved to be a net positive for opponents in He averaged 6.
Taylor also had six fumbles in the season, so while quarterback Khalil Tate may be the bigger name, Taylor is probably the one cog Hawaii will need to most disrupt. Maximize scoring chances. This was a relative strength for the Warriors last fall, as the offense finished 41st among FBS teams in averaging 4.
Arizona, meanwhile, struggled by that same measure in allowing 5. Arizona 33, Hawaii