The Timmy Chang era at UH is officially here.

After months of positive momentum off of the field, the Rainbow Warriors take the field for the first time on an official basis in 2022, taking on Vanderbilt of the SEC at the Clarence T.C. Ching Athletics Complex.

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The time has come, and the ‘Bows and Commodores are both raring to go.

Follow long as KHON2 will provide live updates of the game below:

Vanderbilt 63, Hawaii 10, Final

8:11: Hawaii turns the ball over on downs. Vanderbilt takes two final knees. 63-10 is your final.

8:06: Vanderbilt stretched its lead to 63-10 after a Cooper Lutz score from seven yards out.

7:48: Hawaii gets the ball back on its own 22 after forcing a turnover on downs.

7:36: Hawaii is forced to punt, and Vandy takes over on its own 35 with 13:49 left in the game.

7:30: Hawaii takes over on its own 26 after a turnover on downs.


7:23: After a three-and-out and punt, Vanderbilt begins from the Hawaii 36.

7:19: Hawaii begins from its own 4 after the kickoff was muffed.

7:18: Hawaii has been outscored 35-0 in the third quarter, including Vandy’s latest score, an eight-yard touchdown reception by Sheppard.

7:09: Hawaii goes three-and-out and punts. Vanderbilt will get the ball from its own 39 after the punt.

7:05: TOUCHDOWN. Mike Wright takes it 87 yards to the house on an option keeper. Vanderbilt is now up 49-10 with 5:49 left in the third.

7:03: Hawaii drives to the Vanderbilt 13 but turns it over on downs.

6:53: TOUCHDOWN COMMODORES. A fumble falls right into the hands of CJ Taylor, who takes it 14 yards untouched.

6:52: Hawaii will start from its own 20 after the kickoff.

6:49: Touchdown Vanderbilt. A five-play, 62-yard drive ends in a 12-yard touchdown from Ray Davis. Vanderbilt leads 35-10 with 9:39 left in the third.

6:43: Yellen leads the ‘Bows into Vanderbilt territory but UH turns it over on downs at the Commodores’ 38 with 11:28 left in the third.

6:38: Joey Yellen takes the field at quarterback for Hawaii. UH starts from its own 25 after a touchback at kickoff.

6:34: Touchdown Vanderbilt. The Commodores need just three plays to go 75 yards within a span of 56 seconds, capped by a Rocko Griffin 10-yard score with 14:04 left in the third that puts the Commodores up 28-10.

6:31: The second half kickoff goes for a touchback. Vanderbilt gets the ball at its own 25.


6:10: Hawaii gets to about midfield with two seconds left but aren’t able to attempt a Hail Mary after Schager is rushed out of the pocket. Vanderbilt leads 21-10 and will receive the second half kickoff.

6:07: Vanderbilt turns the ball over on downs at the Hawaii 34 with 14 seconds left in the first half.

6:00: UH can’t string together another drive and punts. Vandy takes over from its own 24 with 3:29 left in the first half.

5:54: Hawaii will begin from its own 9 after a holding call on the kickoff return.

5:49: TOUCHDOWN VANDERBILT. The Commodores drive all the way to fourth-and-6 at the Hawaii 10 and get the yards they need. They cap the drive off with a 1-yard option keeper from Wright, extending their lead to 21-10 over UH with 6:01 left in the first half.

5:38: Vanderbilt begins at its own 25 after the kickoff went out of bounds.

5:35: The Rainbow Warriors get into the red zone after picking up a string of first downs but settle for a 40-yard field goal by Matthew Shipley. Vanderbilt still leads 14-10 with 10:24 left in the second quarter.


5:25: The first quarter ends after a first-down reception by Jonah Panoke. The Rainbow Warriors will start the second quarter from their own 38 with a fresh set of downs.

5:23: Hawaii will begin on its own 25 after a touchback on the ensuing kickoff.

5:22: TOUCHDOWN VANDY. Parson gets hit hard and fumbles, leading to a Anfernee Orji touchdown for 28 yards. Just like that, the Commodores lead 14-7 with 21 seconds left in the first quarter.

5:17: TOUCHDOWN VANDERBILT. The Commodores steadily drive down the field and cap the drive on a one-yard touchdown pass from Wright to a WIDE OPEN Will Sheppard. Joseph Bulovas’ extra point is good and the game is tied a 7 with 36 seconds left in the first quarter.

5:12: Hawaii gains a first down but can’t get another and punts. Commodores take over on their own 10 with 4:18 left in the first.

5:04: Vanderbilt gets as deep as the Hawaii 41 and elects to go for it on fourth-and-5, to no avail as quarterback Mike Wright tosses the ball out of bounds. UH takes over with 6:27 left.

4:58: Hawaii goes three-and-out and decides to punt on fourth-and-1. Vandy gets the ball back on its own 29 with 8:53 left in the first quarter.

4:52: Vanderbilt’s first offensive drive is stalled by penalties and the Commodores punt for a touchback. UH begins again at its own 20 with 9:53 left in the first quarter.

4:47: Vanderbilt will start from its own 15 after a nice tackle by Ty Marsh.

4:46: The first offensive drive of the Timmy Chang era as head coach was methodical but quick, ending with a Dedrick Parson 37-yard run to the house. Matthew Shipley’s PAT is good and Hawaii leads 7-0 with 12:18 left in the first. In total, that drive went eight plays for 75 yards in 2:42.

4:38: Kickoff goes into the end zone for a touchback.

4:37 p.m.: Vanderbilt wins the pregame coin toss and elects to defer to the second half. Hawaii will receive to begin this game.


Pregame: After weeks of speculation, Brayden Schager will start at quarterback for the Rainbow Warriors. Look for the ‘Bows to utilize lead running back Dedrick Parson early and often.