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Warriors' Wright-Jackson earns WAC player of week honor

By Liz Chun - bio | email

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The WAC is giving Hawaii its due by honoring its renewed running game.

UH running back Leon Wright-Jackson is the WAC offensive player of the week.

The senior rushed for a career-high 167 yards and three touchdowns on 15 carries.

Wright-Jackson's ground game is the most by a Warrior since 1993.

As a team, Hawaii rushed for 360 yards, which is the most in 14 years.

UH earned its first WAC win beating Utah State 49-36.

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