Football

Remembering the past: Desert Swarm

A name that stands out in itself: Head Coach Dick Tomey’s defense between the years 1992-94 was unparalleled and unrivaled. Opposing teams averaged barely 30 yards rushing a game, which was some of the best rush defense in 30 years. According to the late Tomey, the defense was very simple as it had the same front every play, and almost never blitzed. The defense almost never changed personnel, and formations by offenses never changed their scheme. Read more

Celebrating the ghosts of Arizona football's past

The University of Arizona has produced electric NFL talents throughout its football program’s history. From Tedy Bruschi to Rob Gronkowski, NFL legends have been a staple of the Wildcat program. Take a look back at some of the best talents to ever come out of Wildcat country. Read more

Arizona football fires defensive coordinator Marcel Yates, Chuck Cecil to take over

On Sunday night, Arizona football fired defensive coordinator Marcel Yates after Arizona allowed 133 points in the previous three games to Washington, USC and Stanford.  Chuck Cecil, a defensive analyst, is set to take over for Yates. Cecil, a former walk-on turned All-American defensive back for the Wildcats looks to bring a new set of physicality to this Arizona team. Read more

Arizona football drops third consecutive game, moves to 4-4 on the season

Arizona football dropped its third consecutive game of the season to the Stanford Cardinal this afternoon by a final score of 41-31 on the road in Palo Alto, Calif. The story going into today's game was centered around the quarterback position and whether senior Khalil Tate or true freshman Grant Gunnell would start for Head Coach Kevin Sumlin. Read more

Staff predictions for Arizona football against Stanford

Arizona football hits the road for the second week in a row and travels to Palo Alto, Calif., to take on Stanford. The Wildcats are 4-3 on the season after two consecutive losses. Beat reporters Jack Cooper, Amit Syal and Austin Wales predict what will go down at Stanford on Saturday afternoon. Read more

Arizona football drops second consecutive game on the road against Trojans

Arizona football dropped its third total and second consecutive game of the season on the road tonight against the USC Trojans by a final score of 14-41. Arizona's offense was lead by true freshman Grant Gunnell, as the first-year threw for a total of 196 yards on 16-for-26 completions. Gunnell threw for two touchdowns and one interception on the night after being subbed in for Khalil Tate during the third quarter. Read more