Graham resigns as Hawaii football coach amid controversy

FILE -Hawaii head coach Todd Graham talks to his team on the sidelines against Nevada in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Reno, Nev., Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021. Todd Graham resigned as the University of Hawaii’s football coach Friday, Jan. 14, 2022 stepping down amid controversy after completing the second-year of a five-year contract.

HONOLULU (AP) — Todd Graham resigned as the University of Hawaii’s football coach Friday, stepping down amid controversy after completing the second-year of a five-year contract.

Graham resigned a week after former players and some parents testified before a state legislative hearing, criticizing the coach's management style and relationships with players. More than a dozen players have entered the transfer portal.

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