2004 Hawaii Warriors football team

The 2004 Hawaii Warriors football team represented the University of Hawaii at Manoa in the 2004 NCAA Division I-A football season. Hawaii finished the 2004 season with an 8–5 record, going 4–4 in Western Athletic Conference (WAC) play. The Warriors made their third straight appearance in the Hawaii Bowl, facing off against the UAB Blazers. The Warriors would go on to defeat the Blazers and cap off their third straight winning season, the fifth in six seasons under head coach June Jones. In his final season, quarterback Timmy Chang set the NCAA Division I-A all-time passing yards record with 17,072, surpassing the old mark held by BYU quarterback Ty Detmer (15,031). Chang also set records for total offensive yards (17,183), most offensive plays (2,610), and most interceptions (77). Wide receiver Chad Owens won the Mosi Tatupu Award for the best special teams player in the country and would earn second team AP All-American honors as an all purpose player.

2004 Hawaii Warriors football
Hawaii Warriors logo.svg
Hawaii Bowl champion
Hawaii Bowl, W 59–40 vs. UAB
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
2004 record8–5 (4–4 WAC)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorJune Jones
Offensive schemeRun and shoot
Defensive coordinatorGeorge Lumpkin
Base defense4–3
Home stadiumAloha Stadium
(Capacity: 50,000)
Seasons
← 2003
2005 →
2004 Western Athletic Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 12 Boise State $   8 0         11 1  
UTEP   6 2         8 4  
No. 22 Fresno State   5 3         9 3  
Louisiana Tech   5 3         6 6  
Hawaii   4 4         8 5  
Nevada   3 5         5 7  
Tulsa   3 5         4 8  
SMU   3 5         3 8  
Rice   2 6         3 8  
San Jose State   1 7         2 9  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 56:00 pmFlorida Atlantic*ESPNGPL 28–35 OT39,390
September 182:00 pmat RiceSPWL 29–418,109
October 36:00 pmTulsa
  • Aloha Stadium
  • Honolulu, HI
W 44–1644,429
October 106:00 pmNevada
  • Aloha Stadium
  • Honolulu, HI
W 48–2635,078
October 163:00 pmat UTEPESPN+L 20–5144,381
October 236:00 pmSan Jose State
  • Aloha Stadium
  • Honolulu, HI
ESPNGPW 46–2836,264
October 292:00 pmat No. 15 Boise State*ESPN2L 3–6929,591
November 66:00 pmLouisiana Tech
  • Aloha Stadium
  • Honolulu, HI
ESPNGPW 34–2332,879
November 125:30 pmat Fresno StateESPNL 14–7038,956
November 206:00 pmIdaho*
  • Aloha Stadium
  • Honolulu, HI
ESPNGPW 52–2130,864
November 276:00 pmNorthwestern*
  • Aloha Stadium
  • Honolulu, HI
ESPN2W 49–4133,846
December 46:30 pmMichigan State*
  • Aloha Stadium
  • Honolulu, HI
ESPN2W 41–3841,654
December 242:00 pmUAB*
ESPNW 59–4039,754

StatisticsEdit

  • QB Timmy Chang: 358/602 (59.5%) for 4,258 yards with 38 TD vs. 13 INT. 37 carries for 15 yards and 2 TD.
  • RB Michael Brewster: 113 carries for 722 yards and 6 TD. 34 catches for 273 yards and 1 TD.
  • RB West Kellikipi: 72 carries for 336 yards and 7 TD. 17 catches for 131 yards and 0 TD.
  • WR Chad Owens: 102 catches for 1,290 yards and 17 TD.
  • WR Jason Rivers: 80 catches for 973 yards and 7 TD.
  • WR Britton Komine: 53 catches for 788 yards and 4 TD.
  • WR Gerald Welch: 45 catches for 515 yards and 5 TD.
  • WR Se'e Poumele: 13 catches for 151 yards and 2 TD.
  • WR Ross Dickerson: 15 catches for 143 yards and 1 TD.
  • K Justin Ayat: 11/15 on field goals and 54/58 on extra points.

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