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Dr. Todd Graham Study Funded in Biden Budget; Walorski Asks For Update

WASHINGTON–You deserve answers about Pres. Biden’s budget, said Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.). The Dr. Todd Graham Pain Management Study is part of that budget, and may help people find other ways to manage pain than with opioids. Walorski, concerned that Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra,...
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UH Still Won’t Say Why It Waived Todd Graham’s Termination Fee

Todd Graham’s sudden resignation as the University of Hawaii’s football coach ended weeks of speculation on the program’s future, and what it would cost UH to oust him. But his contract with the university included a resignation clause with an $800,000 termination fee. Instead of sticking him with the bill on the way out, UH decided to waive that fee. Now, officials won’t explain why.
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Hawaii head coach Todd Graham resigns amid turmoil

The Hawaii Rainbow Warriors are immediately in need of a new head football coach. Head coachTodd Graham's resignation was announced on Friday evening. Graham led UH to an 11-11 record over two seasons. Hawaii also reached two bowl games, though the 2021 Hawai'i Bowl was not played due to COVID-19 complications. Graham's resignation comes amid turmoil within the team - 19 players have entered the transfer portal, including star players with local ties such as starting quarterback Chevan Cordeiro and all-conference linebacker Darius Muasau. Several current and former players voiced their displeasure for Graham, sparking a hearing by the Hawai'i State Senate with testimony from former players, players' parents and other local figures.

Hawaii football: Todd Graham resigns as head coach after two seasons

Todd Graham is out as the head coach at Hawaii after two seasons. The school announced late Friday evening that Graham resigned from his post as the Rainbow Warriors' head coach. "Todd informed me of his decision to resign," Hawaii athletic director David Matlin said in a statement. "We enjoyed...

Hawai'i Rainbow Warriors football coach Todd Graham resigns amid allegations of mistreating players

Hawai'i football coach Todd Graham, facing mounting allegations of mistreating players in the program, resigned Friday after two seasons with the school. Graham's decision comes a week after a state senate hearing in which former players provided testimony alleging verbal abuse and other problems within the culture of the football program. Athletic director David Matlin and other administrators remained supportive of Graham despite the allegations and the departures of 17 players via the NCAA's transfer portal since November.

Update: Todd Graham resigns as head coach of the University of Hawaii football team

His resignation comes after several former players accused Graham of fostering a toxic culture throughout the program. I am grateful to have had the opportunity to serve as the Head Football Coach at the University of Hawai'i for the past two seasons. After much prayer and reflection with my family, I have come to the conclusion that I will step away as head coach of the Rainbow Warriors, with a very heavy heart. I want to give my thanks and appreciation to the players, staff and coaches who persevered through all the challenges of 2020 and 2021. It wasn't easy, but they all fought the good fight and we did things the right way.