Football

Tate's passing gave Arizona a chance but critical interception proved fatal

Tate led the Cats by completing 17-of-26 passes for 302 yards and five touchdowns, finishing the game with a 218.7 passer rating. His five touchdown passes were the most an Arizona quarterback has thrown in a bowl game, eclipsing Matt Scott’s three in the 2012 New Mexico Bowl. But it was his last throw to Brown that ended up sealing the Wildcats fate against Purdue as he overthrew him into the hands of a Boilermaker defender. Read more

Controversial play contributes to Wildcats demise against Purdue

With 56 seconds remaining in the second quarter, Purdue set up in a kneel down formation. Quarterback Elijah Sindelar looked as though he would kneel down to run the remaining seconds off the clock. Instead, Sindelar faked the kneel and handed off to running back D.J. Knox, who ran around the left side for a 30-yard gain. The run catalyzed a Purdue drive that ended in a field goal, stretching the Boilermakers’ lead to 31-14 at the end of the half.  Read more

Key plays go against Wildcats in Foster Farms Bowl loss to Boilermakers

The Arizona Wildcats football team rallied from a 17-point halftime deficit but ultimately came up short in a 38-35 loss to the Purdue Boilermakers in the Foster Farms Bowl at Levi’s Stadium on Wednesday night. The loss ends the Wildcats season at 7-6, after starting 6-2. The win by Purdue left Arizona winless at 0-3 all-time against the Boilermakers.  Read more

High and Lows of 2017 Football Season

Arizona’s football campaign contained plenty of surprising and exciting moments in 2017, yet there were plenty of head scratching times that hang over some of the best moments. As the team prepares to play Purdue in the Foster Farms Bowl Game on December 27, let’s take a look back at the highs and lows of the year. Read more

Arizona “excited” for Foster Farms Bowl

For the fifth time in six seasons under head coach Rich Rodriguez, Arizona football is going bowling. On Sunday, the team was selected to participate in the Foster Farms Bowl against Purdue (6-6) on December 27 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California.   Read more

3 keys for both teams in Territorial Cup

The Arizona Wildcats (7-4)  and Arizona State Sun Devils (6-5)  enter this year’s Territorial Cup with a lot at stake. The winner will get a higher quality bowl game and end the season the second place in the Pac-12 South. Here’s how each team can come away victorious and hold the cup when the clock hits triple-zeros.  Read more