Originally posted on Larry Brown Sports  |  Last updated 12/25/11

How excited are Hawaii fans to have a local guy as head coach of their football team? One Honolulu store specially made some “Chow Time” shirts and they’ve been selling like crazy. Local store Butigroove ordered six boxes of the shirts mid-week and they began going quickly. Even the $25 price tag didn’t deter buyers.

Chow has been an offensive coordinator since 1996 but has never held a head coaching position. He’s 65 years old, so he probably figured it was finally time to see how he could do as the man in charge. Now he’s getting his opportunity. He may be on the old side, but he’s giving Warriors fans a reason to be excited about the program. If he can do anywhere near what June Jones did for the school, he’ll be fine. I don’t think he can match that level of success.

H/T Sports by Brooks Live

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