Hawaii quarterback Cole McDonald received all the headlines heading into Saturday's game at Army.
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Cole McDonald threw for 319 yards and four touchdowns, including two to Cedric Byrd, to help Hawaii beat Rice 43-29 on Saturday night and improve to 3-0 for the first time since 2007.
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Hawaii received 3 points in this week's AP Poll but ranks 109th among FBS teams in FPI. And that's despite the fact that no FBS team has improved its FPI rating more this season than the Rainbow Warriors.
Cole McDonald threw for 428 yards and six touchdowns on 30-of-41 passing and Hawaii used a quick start en route to a 59-41 win over Navy on Saturday night.
Cole McDonald led the Hawaii Warriors to their first win in Fort Collins since 1988, picking apart Colorado State's secondary in a 43-34 win over the Rams on Saturday night after nearly blowing a 30-point lead.
Hawaii football coach Nick Rolovich called out Oregon State on social media for sending recruiting materials to his current players.
Hawai'i quarterback Dru Brown will transfer to Oklahoma State. As a graduate transfer, Brown will be immediately eligible to compete for the starting job in Stillwater.
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The five finalists for the Polynesian College Football Player of the Year Award were announced today. They include: Manase Hungalu (Oregon State), Hercules Mata'afa (Washington State), Andrew Motuapuaka (Virginia Tech), Jahlani Tavai (Hawai'i) and Vita Vea (Washington). Colorado quarterback Sefo Liufau won the award last year.
Squally Canada ran for 113 yards and two touchdowns and BYU beat Hawaii 30-20 on Saturday night.
Coach Eran Ganot has signed a one-year contract extension with Hawaii.
Jordan Love passed for a score and ran for another, Gerold Bright and LaJuan Hunt each had scoring runs, and Utah State beat Hawaii 38-0 on Saturday to become bowl eligible for the sixth time in seven years.
Marcus McMaryion threw four touchdown passes, including two to KeeSean Johnson, to help Fresno State beat Hawaii 31-21 on Saturday night.
Johnny Stanton accounted for three touchdowns, Lexington Thomas had 98 yards rushing and one touchdown and UNLV used a 21-point third quarter to beat Hawaii 31-23 on Saturday.
Rashaad Penny ran 30 times for a career-high 253 yards and two touchdowns on Saturday night and San Diego State beat Hawaii 28-7.
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Diocemy Saint Juste had school-record 39 carries for 202 yards and two touchdowns to help Hawaii snap a four-game skid and beat San Jose State 37-26 Saturday night.