Arizona to introduce 'new tradition' for football games

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona Wildcats athletic director Greg Byrne wants fans to sway right before kickoff at home football games. It's something he and select members of the department -- called the Arizona Creative Team -- want to introduce as something Byrne calls a "new tradition" at UA. Arizona officials tested the idea with the Zona Zoo student section in the opener...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Wildcats vs. Nevada Wolf Pack: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday night the Arizona Wildcats will host the Nevada Wolf Pack in a match-up of two teams with 2-0 records. Coverage of the game between Nevada and Arizona will air on the Pac-12 Network beginning at 11:00 pm ET from Arizona Stadium in Tucson, AZ. The Odds: Arizona is a 15.5 point favorite against Nevada. The over/under for this game is 63.5 total points. We expect Arizona...
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona adds center to elite ’15 quartet

The Arizona Wildcats put an exclamation mark on their 2015 recruiting class on Sunday, as top-40 center Chance Comanche committed as the fourth prospect for Arizona’s effort. Comanche committed while on an official visit to Tucson. He joins three top-20 players, guards Justin Simon and Allonzo Trier and wing forward Ray Smith in what could turn out as the nation’s ...
Via Hoopniks
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Wildcat Bruschi on Goodell: 'I want a new commissioner'

Former Arizona Wildcats All-American Tedy Bruschi, a retired 13-year veteran of the NFL and current ESPN analyst, is calling for commissioner Roger Goodell to step down. Bruschi, passionate as always, made his comments on ESPN2 following Goodell's widely-panned news conference to address recent domestic violence issues involved in domestic violence. "As long as Roger Goodell...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Hail Mary Pass A Game Winner For Arizona

Arizona was down 28-6 at halftime to California at home.Rich Rodriquez must of had a hell of a halftime speech.“There wasn’t any panic at halftime,” Rodriguez said. “We’re in shape. I told the guys before the game that we were going to have to play for 60 minutes.”Arizona outscored California 43-27 in the second half and that would have been a story however the way the...
Via Online Sports Guys
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Arizona Knocks Off Cal On Ridiculous Hail Mary

There were a number of great college football games Saturday, but it’s likely that most fans missed the most entertaining of all. Arizona vs. Cal, which kicked off at 10:30 PM EST, saw 94 points and over 1200 yards of offense out in Tuscon. And the way the contest ended will be talked about for quite some time. Arizona, trailing 31-13 to start the fourth quarter, mounted a furious...
Via College Spun
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona’s Last-Second Hail Mary Caps 36-Point Comeback Win Over Cal (Video)

While you were sleeping, Arizona was busy completing the most thrilling comeback of the day against Cal. The Wildcats stormed back from a 22-point deficit to start the second half, scoring an absurd 36 points in the final quarter — including 19 in the final five minutes — but it was the last play of the game that was the craziest of them all. With time expiring and Arizona down...
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Completes Miracle Comeback, Beats Cal On Epic Hail Mary

This is the type of stuff that legends are made of. The Arizona Wildcats scored 19 points in the last 3:30 to complete this amazing comeback and beat the Cal Golden Bears. Anu Solomon threw an absolutely perfect pass and Austin Hill didn’t even have to jump for it, it just fell into his arms. […] The post Arizona Completes Miracle Comeback, Beats Cal On Epic Hail Mary appeared...
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September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

After Hail Mary, Arizona's Solomon focused on his mistakes

TUCSON, Ariz. -- By the time Austin Hill had come down with that 47-yard prayer vs. California, Anu Solomon couldn't move. Yes, he "was in total shock," but that was not why he was immobile. Former quarterback B.J. Denker, now a student assistant, tackled him amid all the excitement. (You can see that in the highlight video above.) "I couldn't do anything,...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Arizona Compiled Instagram Videos From Fans In Arizona Stadium During The Team’s Win Over Cal

Arizona football had a dramatic 49-45 win over Cal this past weekend. The Wildcats scored 36 fourth quarter points and won the game on a Hail Mary at the end of regulation. Of course, when Arizona QB Anu Solomon completed the 47-yard Hail Mary to Austin Hill, the crowd went insane, but every video of the crowd celebrating has shown the fans jumping around like maniacs from the field...
Via College Spun
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Late game heroics set up 4-0 Wildcats for Thursday night showdown with the Ducks

Hill Mary: Austin Hill comes down with the ball between four defenders on the last play of the game to give Arizona an improbable 49-45 comeback win over Cal (Tyler Baker, The Daily Wildcat photo.) Arizona beat Cal Saturday 49-45, scoring 36 points in the fourth quarter, capped off by redshirt freshman quarterback’s Anu Solomon’s 47-yard Hail Mary to Austin Hill on the last play...
Via The Duck Stops Here
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona's unheralded Wright proves doubters wrong

TUCSON, Ariz. -- If Scooby Wright III was to ever be a college football coach, it's very clear one of the first places he'd look to recruit is Tiny Town, USA. Ordinary,Va. Little Hope, Ala. If the guy can play, he'll be there. Why, Ariz.? Why not? Because you never know when you'll find that hidden gem of a player. That "sleeper," as Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Arizona Wide Receiver Gets Away With Flag Football Style Block on Oregon Defensive Back

Whenever you see an unranked team take on the No. 2 team in the nation you'd think that the unranked team would get clobbered, right? Well, that was not the case Thursday night when the Arizona Wildcats took on the Oregon Ducks.On this play Arizona running back made a pretty sweet run to set the Wildcats up for a touchdown, but he would not have been able to break the play had...
Via FatManWriting
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Trolls Oregon After Major Upset

The Arizona Wildcats pulled off the first major upset of the 2014 college football season by defeating the Oregon Ducks 31-24 in Eugene, Oregon on Thursday night. Marcus Mariota, who wasn’t near 100 percent for the game, was sacked by Scooby Wright late in the fourth quarter with the Wildcats up by seven. The Heisman Trophy candidate then proceeded to fumble the ball, clinching...
Via Sportsnaut
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Arizona Brilliantly Trolled Oregon With “Game Over” Duck Hunt Image After Win

For the second straight year, the Arizona Wildcats were able to knock off highly-ranked Oregon. Last year’s victory was enough to cost the Ducks a shot at a Pac-12 title. This year’s win may wind up doing the same. Either way, it’s a huge win for the Wildcats, who are still undefeated, and a crushing loss for an Oregon program that has national championship aspirations. After...
Via College Spun
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

What Went Wrong For The #2 Oregon Ducks Against The Arizona Wildcats

Horrible penalties, horrible play calling and their horrible O-Line turned out to be to much for the Oregon Ducks to over come against the underdog Arizona Wildcats. Final score: 31-24 Arizona The amount of talent on this Oregon team should be more than enough to beat Arizona. This is no knock to Arizona either. They’re a damn [&hellip (Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) The...
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October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Wildcats Troll Oregon On Twitter After Win With Duck Hunt

Looks like whoever was running the Arizona Wildcats twitter account last night had no problem twisting the knife after their upset win over #2 Oregon. This was a fantastic troll job and the photoshop of the old Duck Hunt game is phenomenal. Game. Over. — Arizona Athletics (@AZATHLETICS) October 3, 2014 The post Arizona Wildcats Troll Oregon On Twitter...
Via Diehardsport
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Arizona Locker Room Goes Bonkers After Upsetting Oregon

Watch the Arizona Wildcats locker room went absolutely bonkers after upsetting Oregon on Thursday night.
Via Gamedayr
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

University of Arizona Wildacts garner recognition after big upset of Oregon

After the Arizona Wildcats came into Thursday nights game unranked and  pulled off the upset of the year so far against the #2 ranked Oregon Ducks they are now ranked #10 and #13 in the AP and Coaches Polls respectively. That is up 16 spots in the coaches poll and the first time in the AP Top 25 since the week of October 4, 2010. No one had Arizona anywhere near the top ten...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Wildcats surge as offensive line grows up

TUCSON, Ariz. -- The Arizona Wildcats' offensive line was young and inexperienced a few years ago. The future, they believed, had much to offer. They were right. The group has developed into one of the best units in the Pac-12 Conference. "We've grown a lot as a program," said senior left tackle Mickey Baucus. "I don't know that when we got here that the program could compete the...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Arizona Released An Amazing “Gladiator”-Themed Hype Video For Saturday’s Game Against USC

The Arizona Wildcats have been one of the best stories in college football this year. The team is 5-0, ranked tenth in the most recent AP Poll, and is coming off of a huge win over Oregon in Eugene. The Pac-12 is wide open, and behind head coach Rich Rodriguez, freshman QB Anu Solomon, and a really good running back duo in Nick Wilson and Terris Jones-Grigsby, the Wildcats are in...
Via College Spun
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

USC Trojans at Arizona Wildcats: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

What  difference a week makes. USC was ranked, Arizona was not. Now the two meet on Saturday and everything has changed. USC (3-2) dropped a tough one to Arizona State while Arizona (5-0) vaulted into the No. 10 spot in the AP poll after a stunning win over Oregon. Coverage of the game between USC and Arizona will air on ESPN2 beginning at 10:30 pm ET from Arizona Stadium in Tucson...
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona's defense toughened behind Casteel

TUCSON, Ariz. -- There wasn't any hesitation or a doubt when Jake Fischer was asked who Jeff Casteel was and what was he about. "A mad genius; a mad genius," said Fischer, who at linebacker was at the center of Casteel's hybrid and unconventional 3-3-5 defense for two years. And, he's a guy who always looks to add a new twist or scheme to a system few people...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona’s Casey Skowron Dealing With Threats, Harassment On Twitter From Both Wildcats, Trojans Fans After Missed Kick, Fake Injury

Sadly, we’ve seen rabid fan bases go after players who make mistakes on the field of play. But after missing the potential game-winning field goal last night against USC, Arizona kicker Casey Skowron is actually getting harassed by both teams’ supporters. Why? Well, one – he missed the kick, so a certain percentage of Wildcats fans are letting him have it. Two – he flopped...
Via College Spun
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Fans Tweets Death Threats to Kicker After Missed FG

Twitter can be a very negative place, especially for athletes. Arizona Wildcats kicker Casey Skowron experienced that first hand. Skowron missed the potential game-winning field goal last night against USC, which was relatively short at 36 yards. The loss was Arizona’s first of the season, but it killed any chance they had at making the 4-team playoff. After the game, Arizona...
Via BlackSportsOnline
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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