Friday, September 3, 1999
University of Hawaii Football
1999 season preview
Graphics By Kip Aoki, Star-Bulletin
Probable starter listed first. Lineup subject to change.
Quarterback: Usually a pocket passer who tries to get ball away quickly. He could pass as many as 40 times a game. It helps to be tall and strong-armed.
9 Dan Robinson 6-4 219 Sr. 12 Mike Harrison 6-1 206 Fr. 16 Josh Skinner 6-1 198 Sr.
Center: Quarterback of offensive linemen. Often calls the blocking schemes, depending on what play is called against what defense.
74 Dustin Owen 6-2 307 Sr. 60 Lyle Castro 5-10 267 Fr.
Fullback: The ultimate decoy. Used as a blocker and a receiver more often than not, when a rushing play is called, it usually means big yardage.
5 Afatia Thompson 5-10 212 So. 20 Avion Weaver 5-10 221 Jr. 25 Robert Grant 6-0 186 So.
Right offensive tackle: This is the side most teams like to run the football. Needs to be top run blocker.
71 Kaulana Noa 6-5 316 Sr. 76 Manly Kanoa 6-4 313 So.
Right offensive guard: He can be called to help double team with center or block straight up against pass and run.
76 Manly Kanoa 6-4 313 So. 65 Vince Manuwai 6-2 249 Fr.
Right slotback: Can run slant or sideline routes. Can even run layered routes underneath those run by wideout.
2 Craig Stutzmann 5-10 189 So. 86 Jamal Garland 5-9 172 So. 87 John Kirby 6-3 183 Sr.
Right wide receiver: Usually a tall, speedy type, who can go deep and stretch out for the football. The defender must watch for fade routes whenever near the end zone.
8 Ashley Lelie 6-3 175 Fr. 19 Scott Sims 5-11 166 Jr. 80 Attrice Brooks 6-4 198 Jr.
Left offensive tackle: Tries to seal perimeter on run plays. Also is the key blocker to protect quarterback's blind side.
63 Adrian Klemm 6-4 312 Sr. 53 Lui Fuata 6-2 306 Fr.
Left offensive guard: Often used in a double team with the center on running plays. Against the pass, job is to keep pressure from coming up the middle.
68 Andy Phillips 6-4 326 Sr. 53 Lui Fuata 6-2 306 Fr.
Left slotback: Usually involved in quick hitters off slants down the middle. He also can try to rub the defender on square outs when wideout is running post pattern.84 Ryan Gray 6-2 197 Sr. 85 Channon Harris 5-8 152 So. 4 Ricky Lumford 5-7 176 Jr.
Left wide receiver: Often runs quick outs or slants to set up the long fade and post patterns.
3 Dwight Carter 5-10 181 Sr. 83 Justin Colbert 5-7 153 Fr. 81 Neal Gossett 5-10 178 Fr.