TUCSON, Ariz. -- Some things are best left unsaid.
So, Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez has no plays for a fiery, rah-rah speech for his Wildcats as they prepare for No. 19 UCLA on Saturday night.
What would be the point?
Aren't these the games players come to big schools to participate in?
Ranked opponent. Check.
Homecoming game. Check.
Pac-12 South title implications. Check.
National television audience. Check.
"When you come to college you want to play against the best competition, especially when you come to play in the Pac-12," UA senior Jake Fischer said. "This is up at the top."
Rodriguez said if he needs to get his team all fired up, well, then he's in trouble.
"This is an easy one," he said. "If I have to worry about motivating and getting them jacked up for this one, then I've got the wrong group."
Rodriguez, whose team is 6-2 overall and still in the hunt for a Pac-12 South Division title at 3-2 (same as UCLA), believes he has the right group. Being in the hunt for...