The wheels came off the Arizona bus Saturday night, and they came off everywhere.
UA coach Rich Rodriguez used words like embarrassing and disappointing in describing his teams 66-10 humiliation at the hands of UCLA at the Rose Bowl.
The 66 points were the most allowed by Arizona in a Pac-12 game since Oregon put up 63 in 2001.
We thought the guys were ready, but they werent, Rodriguez said, laying blame on himself. We didnt respond well to what they came out with. It was just a long night all the way around.
And just when there was talk -- hopeful but existent -- that Arizona could represent the South in the Pac-12 title game and perhaps (gasp) play in the Rose Bowl by winning out.
Now, it looks like Arizona has made its one and only trip to the Rose Bowl for the 2012 season, and it wasn't a memorable one.
Arizona is now 5-4 overall and 2-4 in the Pac-12, with bowl eligibility still a win away and hopes of winning the South all but gone.
Against UCLA, UA had a season-l...