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Jan 2, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Marcus Mariota Headed to College Football’s First National Championship

Marcus Mariota Headed to College Football’s First National Championship

posted by Randall

Marcus MariotaThe first Pacific Islander to win a Heisman Trophy will play in college football’s first National Championship (graphic by Dave Sizer).

Marcus Mariota led his Oregon Ducks to a stunning 59 – 20 victory over the Florida State Seminoles at the Rose Bowl New Year’s Day.

 
Mariota threw for 2 touchdowns and 338 … Read more

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Dec 14, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Marcus Mariota becomes First Hawaiian to Win Heisman Trophy

Marcus Mariota becomes First Hawaiian to Win Heisman Trophy

posted by Randall

Marcus MariotaHeisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota of the Oregon Ducks became the first Hawaiian to ever win the prestigious award Saturday night.

The quarterback of the number two ranked Ducks gave a nod to the Polynesian community during his emotional and tears-filled acceptance speech.

“To the Polynesian community, I hope and pray this is only the … Read more

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Aug 3, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Asian Week: Norm Chow–First Asian American Head Football Coach

Asian Week: Norm Chow–First Asian American Head Football Coach

posted by Randall

Norman ChowNorm Chow last season became the first Asian American head football coach in NCAA history.

He returned to Hawaii to lead the University of Hawaii into the Mountain West Conference.

Chow talked to Rick Quan for Asian Week about the long road he had to travel to become head coach.

Chow started as an offensive … Read more

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