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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
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Grant healthy for Wildcats; two defenders leave

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona sophomore receiver Samajie Grant will return to the lineup after missing Arizona's game against California on Sept. 20. He was out after suffering concussion-like symptoms in Arizona's win against Nevada a week earlier. Grant has caught 14 passes for 205 yards and one touchdown in three games. He was second on the team in catches before the last game...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
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Saturday is a Monday and Sunday is a Tuesday–everything clear so far?

Wildcat Wizard: Anu Solomon, who won 4 straight state championships in high school, is the triggerman for an Arizona offense that averages nearly 600 yards a game. The Ducks have to contain him and a superbly talented corps of receivers Thursday night (Casey Sapio-USA TODAY Sports photo). Arizona does everything Washington State does offensively, they just do it better. They spread...
Via The Duck Stops Here
3 days ago  |  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
5 days ago  |  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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Can The Arizona Wildcats Pull The Upset Again?

In one of the most stunning events of the 2013 college football season, the University of Arizona Wildcats walloped the Oregon Ducks in Tuscon, eliminating any thought of the Ducks competing for a BCS championship, or even PAC-12 championship. It was a dominating victory for what was a middling south division team that had just come off a horrid home loss to perrennial cellar dwellar...
Via Football Nation
8 days ago  |  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...
Via Diehardsport
9 days ago  |  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...
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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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Wildcats’ Hail Mary caps 36-point comeback win over Cal (video)

Anu Solomon hit Austin Hill on a 47-yard Hail Mary on the game’s final play and Arizona scored 36 points in the fourth quarter to pull off an improbable 49-45 win over California Saturday night. Cal threatened to turn Arizona’s whiteout into a blowout, deflating the Wildcats and their white-shirt-wearing fans with two quick scores […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
9 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Prayer answered: Hail Mary sends Arizona past Cal in wild finish

TUCSON, Ariz. -- White Out? Actually, white hot. Arizona was exactly that in the fourth quarter of its remarkable come-from-behind 49-45 win against California in Arizona Stadium in front of what was left of a 45,595-person crowd. "Improbable," as Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez said, probably doesn't explain it as the Wildcats came storming back to score a record 36 points...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Hail Mary sends Wildcats to wild win over Cal

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Anu Solomon hit Austin Hill on a 47-yard Hail Mary on the game's final play and Arizona scored 36 points in the fourth quarter to pull off an improbable 49-45 win over California Saturday night. Cal (2-1, 0-1 Pac-12) threatened to turn Arizona's whiteout into a blowout, deflating the Wildcats and their white-shirt-wearing fans with two quick scores and a...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
9 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  Discuss

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
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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