Sep. 17—A player named Bryan Addison had a chance at a spectacular grab of a Brayden Schager bomb in the second quarter, nearly making an over-the-helmet basket catch Saturday at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Ore.
A player named Bryan Addison had a chance at a spectacular grab of a Brayden Schager bomb in the second quarter, nearly making an over-the-helmet basket catch Saturday at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Ore.
Addison also made a tackle on the fifth play of his team’s 55-10 win. That would have been a good thing for University of Hawaii football fans if this were 1992.
But it’s 31 years later, and this was Bryan Addison Jr., not Bryan Addison Sr. Senior played for the Rainbow Warriors the year they went 11-2 and won the Holiday Bowl. That season started with Hawaii’s third victory in a row against Oregon, and it was on the road.
This was the first time the schools played each other since. And it’s pretty obvious things have changed, drastically.
Addison Jr. was among many players with ties to UH or Hawaii in general to contribute to the Ducks’ lopsided victory over the visitors from the islands where they love to recruit.
The 45-point loss was not much of a surprise, since 13th-ranked Oregon was favored by 381 /2. But that didn’t make it easier for UH fans to accept. Part of it is because Oregon seems to be the high-profile program that takes the most top-notch talent from the islands.
At least it appeared so on this sunny Saturday.
There was Iapani “Poncho ” Laloulu, a true freshman from Farrington who got significant playing time on the Oregon offensive line. He was considered by many the best prospect out of Hawaii in the class of 2023. He started three years at Farrington and his junior year at Saint Louis.
There are 10 players on Oregon’s roster who either played high school football in Hawaii, list a place in Hawaii…
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Author : The Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Publish date : 2023-09-18 03:54:00
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