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Wildcats, Rebels set for desert rematch

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) Anu Solomon will debut as Arizona's quarterback in the Wildcats' opener against UNLV on Friday night. How long he stays there will likely depend on how well he plays. Solomon, a redshirt freshman, won a close battle with Jesse Scroggins, Jarrad Randall and Connor Brewer, all transfers from top Division I programs. Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez said this...
Via AP on Fox
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

New stars, and old, will keep Arizona offense flying

TUCSON, Ariz. -- The Arizona Wildcats return only 23.6 percent of their offensive production from last season, the lowest mark in the Pac-12. But that doesn't even close to being a defining number. Two-time All-American running back Ka'Deem Carey (1,885 yards rushing, 173 receiving) and quarterback B.J. Denker (2,516 yards passing, 949 rushing) are gone, but third-year Arizona...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wildcats' defense trending in right direction

Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez inherited quarterback Matt Scott, running back Ka'Deem Carey and receiver Austin Hill when he arrived, a trio of nice parting gifts from Mike Stoops. No such luck on defense. Rodriguez and defensive coordinator Jeff Casteel began their rebuild with a few nice pieces, including now-departed linebacker Jake Fischer, but the words Rodriguez most often...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

What's in a name? Ask Arizona's Kerna-Kaleiwahea

TUCSON, Ariz. -- So how was your summer? Probably not as busy as Keoni Bush-Loo's or the former Keoni Bush-Loo, who on Wednesday officially can use his new name: Makani Kerna-Kaleiwahea. Adopted at an early age, he said he had the opportunity "go back to my original birth name. It was just something I just chose to do, personally." He said it was in honor of his grandmother...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
1 day ago  |  Discuss

ESPN expects Wildcats to contend in the south

The collegiate football season is underway for some teams. The Arizona Wildcats season does not begin until Friday. This is when Rich Rodriguez will field his 2014 roster, featuring the teams fourth quarterback in as many years. The team does however hope that Anu Solomon can become the teams starter for the next four seasons. ESPN’s Ivan Maisel, believes that the team from Tucson...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Wildcats name their starter

Mandatory Credit: (Tyler Besh / Arizona Daily Wildcat) One of the biggest questions the Wildcats faced this offseason was who their starting quarterback would be come August 29th. Well the team laid that question to rest on Monday naming their starter. Anu Solomon will be the teams starter come Friday. According to Arizona’s head coach however, he is by no means a lock to stay...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Anu Solomon to start at QB for Arizona vs. UNLV

Anu Solomon will start at quarterback for the Arizona Wildcats on Friday in the season opener against UNLV, Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez announced today.
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Scroggins on Arizona's QB race: 'May the best man win'

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Jesse Scroggins seems to have a peace about him that he says he's never really felt in his football career. "I'm more comfortable, less anxious and less overwhelmed," said Scroggins, speaking for the first time this camp at Arizona's annual media day on Sunday. That might be the calm amid the storm as the stakes remain high in the Wildcats&...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Arizona pledge Tyler Dorsey has finalists

6′-4″ combo guard Tyler Dorsey, a top-20 prospect in the 2015 class, has narrowed his list to ten schools. Dorsey, who was formerly committed to the Arizona Wildcats, will officially visit Kansas from October 10-12 and Oregon from September 5-7, according to AAU coach Dinos Trigonis. Dorsey also has Arizona State, California, Colorado, Georgetown, Louisville, St. ...
Via Hoopniks
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona unveils new jerseys

Arizona will be sporting a new set of red,white and blue uniforms for the 2014-15 college basketball season. A preseason Top 5 team, Arizona brings back a group led by Stanley Johnson, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, Brandon Ashley and Kaleb Tarczewski. Take a look at the uniforms they’ll be wearing. The post Arizona Basketball Unveils New Jerseys appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Waived/Injured TE Terrence Miller To Make Room For DE Jerel Worthy

  Field Yates of reports that the Patriots have waived/injured TE Terrence Miller to make room for recently acquired DE Jerel Worthy. Miller, 22, signed with the Jets as an undrafted free agent out of Arizona back in May. However, he lasted close to a month before he was placed on waivers. The Patriots signed Miller to a contract this past weekend, so he was with...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Arizona Releases Promo For New Uniforms, Which “Pay Tribute” To Program’s History

History-rich programs like Arizona basketball will always make sure to pay homage to the teams that built the foundation for success. The Wildcats, coming off of their best season in the Sean Miller era, has unveiled a set of new Nike uniforms which share some resemblance with many of Arizona’s top teams of the past. Home White with Red Trim #APlayersProgram
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

5-star guard commits to Arizona

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Sean Miller added a third five-star prospect to his 2015 recruiting class Sunday morning, getting a commitment from shooting guard Allonzo Trier. It's very likely that when recruiting ends, Miller will have his fifth consecutive top five class, and this one has a chance to be No. 1. Trier, who will attend Findlay Prep in the Las Vegas area as a senior, is rated...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Senior safety Bondurant leaves Arizona football team

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona senior safety Tra'Mayne Bondurant is no longer with the Wildcats, coach Rich Rodriguez said after the team's first practice Saturday night. Rodriguez said Bondurant, a key to Arizona's defense for the past few seasons, with 30 career starts, failed to "do some discipline things he had to do." "He chose to leave the program so he...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Conference Recruiting Update: Pac-12

1. Arizona Wildcats It’s safe to say at this point that coach Sean Miller has effectively locked down elite West Coast recruiting during his tenure in Tucson. Very rarely have the Wildcats not come through with an elite prospect that they are trying to land in their backyard, as of late. For the 2014 season, Arizona ...
Via Hoopniks
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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