Football

Who is USC?

While the Trojans are atop the South Division standings, they are firmly out of the national championship picture. Inconsistency and inefficiency has led to a disappointing 7-2 record. Despite their struggles, the Trojans are still far and away the most talented team in the division.  Read more

Arizona fans more optimistic about football season

Arizona football has seen a change in play on the field, but not much of a difference of fans in the stands. What was supposed to be a sellout game consisted of many empty seats throughout Arizona Stadium. Despite the lack of fans for the homecoming game, the atmosphere around campus showed that students and alumni were ready to Bear Down. Read more

“Air”Zona: Wildcats race out to lead via aerial attack

The Arizona Wildcats are one of the hottest teams in the nation of late, and they got off to yet another blazing start Saturday evening. In front of a loud and raucous homecoming crowd, the ‘Cats raced out to a ten point lead over fifteenth ranked Washington State Cougars. Unfortunately for Arizona, a muffed punt gave the favored Cougars a chance to crawl back into the contest. A flurry of activity followed as Arizona scored ten unanswered points. The Cougars answered with a late touchdown, but the ‘Cats responded with a 57-yard field goal by Josh Pollack, making the halftime score 23-14.  Read more

Inside the game: Leach vs. Rodriguez

While the game of football has been home to numerous innovations over the last 100 years, few have changed the game like the spread. An offensive system that was once employed by teams lacking in talent, the spread has become the scheme of choice an overwhelming majority of collegiate programs.  Read more

Arizona royalty hasn't stopped cheering for 'Cats

 2013 was a year where the cheerleading and mascots were in the spotlight of homecoming royalty at the University of Arizona. UA cheerleader Courtney Broome won homecoming king alongside homecoming queen Alexis Del Castillo, who was Wilma at the time.   Read more

Where are they now?

 The University of Arizona had legendary teams in the 1980s and 1990s. The Wildcats glory era started with a Fiesta Bowl appearance in 1979, continued with three bowl appearances in the ‘80s and six bowl appearances in the ‘90s.  Read more

Arizona looks to keep momentum in Berkeley

Justin Wilcox and the California Golden Bears entered the season with low expectations. Little was expected from the first year head coach, Wilcox inherited one of the least talented teams in the Pac-12. Despite being counted out and having little support outside of their locker room, the Bears have become one of the biggest surprises of the young season.   Read more

The real deal

To say that incoming quarterback Khalil Tate performed well in Dawkins absence would be a severe understatement. Tate came in and broke the NCAA single-game record for rushing yards by a quarterback with 327. Read more

Arizona football notebook: Wildcat's 47-30 win over Bruins

Just a week after rewriting the college football record books, Arizona quarterback Khalil Tate had another performance to remember in just his second career college start. The 18-year-old sophomore completed 9-13 passes for 148-yards and a touchdown and complemented that with 234-yards on the ground with two touchdowns.  Read more