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Warriors add QB depth

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By Liz Chun - bio | email

RENO, Nevada (HawaiiNewsNow) - Coming off his concussion last week quarterback Bryant Moniz will get the start for Hawaii against Nevada, but considering the fragile state of Hawaii's qb's this season...the warriors have stocked up on backups for this trip.

The warriors depth chart on this trip reads as so: sophomore Shane Austin is backing up Moniz with junior Brent Rausch and freshman Caymen Shutter behind them.

"Last week two of the quarterbacks that we have here weren't playing so there's no reason to take any chances," said UH head coach Greg McMackin, "I would hate to use Caymen Shutter and I don't think that we will have to. but we're sure not going to take any chances."

As for the condition of Moniz, McMackin said he's doing great.

"I mean he hasn't missed a beat. We're going to put another chin strap on him but he looks just like the same guy. he's so accurate and he's so cool about what he's doing" said McMackin.

The Warriors got the feel for the cold weather at practice, breaking out jackets and all kinds of winter gear.

I saw you were one of the first guys to grab the hand warmers.

"The trick is when you're in weather like this you need to keep your hands warm. But you can't let them get so warm that they start to sweat. Because when you bring them back in the cold it kind of puts a glaze over them and the ball gets real slippery" said UH long snapper Luke Ingram.

The temperatures in Reno have been running to the low 30's and 40's, that's in the mornings and the evenings. When the Warriors kickoff with the wolf pack on Saturday afternoon, it's expected to be in the 60's.

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