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  • Mike Leach an option for Arizona? Not so fast

    The possibilities for the new University of Arizona football coach are endless, making it fun to speculate on big names for the vacant spot. Arizona Sports 620’s Doug and Wolf latest debate was former Texas Tech head coach Mike Leach. Let’s just say the two didn’t see eye-to-eye. “You’ve got a guy who can come […]
  • ESPN analyst says Arizona would suit Petersen

    There was some surprise when Arizona football coach Mike Stoops was fired, but the timing may have been the biggest shock of all. ESPN analyst and former Notre Dame football coach Bob Davie thinks that the timing was fair and honest. “If you are going to make the change after the season, it may be […]
  • ESPN Insider: Chris Petersen is Arizona’s top prospect

    Speculation about who would replace Mike Stoops as Arizona’s football coach began right when director of athletics Greg Byrne announced that the job was open, and one name seems to be coming up the most as being atop the school’s wish list. Chris Petersen. Currently the head coach at Boise State, Petersen would seem to […]
  • Mike Stoops statement following dismissal

    TUCSON – Mike Stoops was fired as head football coach at the University of Arizona Monday and issued the following statement through his agent. “I am very proud of the Wildcat football program and the many accomplishments we have enjoyed. Topping that list is our qualifying for consecutive bowl games the past three seasons for […]
  • Who could coach the Wildcats next season?

    The Arizona Wildcats need a new football coach, and athletic director Greg Byrne has said he will conduct a thorough search for Mike Stoops’ replacement. While many names will be thrown around — some bigger than others — it’s important to note that the chances of anything being done before the end of the season […]
  • Mike Stoops out as Arizona coach

    It appears a road loss to previously winless Oregon State was enough to cost Mike Stoops his job. “We’re appreciative of Mike’s dedicated work for the Arizona Wildcats,” Arizona Athletic Director Greg Byrne said. “Coach Stoops had many successes as our head coach over the last eight seasons. It was a difficult decision but I […]
  • Snapshot: Wildcats continue to tumble

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  • Mike Stoops, Wildcats have tough road ahead

    The Arizona Wildcats just finished a brutal three game stretch where the team saw college football’s best wide receiver, best quarterback and best running back. The Wildcats lost all three games by at least three touchdowns. The opponents were Oklahoma State, Stanford and Oregon all of which are currently ranked in the top 10. The […]
  • Snapshot: No. 10 Ducks are too much for Wildcats

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  • Arizona vs. UConn in 2010 Carrier Classic

    The Arizona Wildcats and UConn Huskies will have a rematch of their 2011 Elite 8 game next season as the teams square off in the Carrier Classic. The game, according to, will be played on a U.S. Naval carrier and likely be on November 9, 2012. Chances are it will be one of the […]
  • Inside the Headset: Dissecting ‘Stoops Speak’

    Arizona head coach Mike Stoops is one of the most cryptic head coaches in all of college football. I am often left scratching my head walking out of a press conference, as I assume most others are. In search of enlightenment, we will take a closer look at Stoops’ verbage from Monday’s post-Stanford/pre-Oregon press conference. […]
  • Mark May says Mike Stoops won’t last at Arizona

    Three straight bowl games will not be enough to save Mike Stoops’ job at Arizona. That’s the opinion of ESPN College Football Analyst Mark May, who joined Arizona Sports 620’s Burns and Gambo Wednesday afternoon. “They’re going to struggle to make a bowl, and I don’t believe they will,” May said. “I think all the […]
  • Juron Criner will not play Thursday at Oklahoma State

    The Arizona Wildcats will take on the No. 9 Oklahoma State Cowboys without their leading receiver, as senior Juron Criner did not travel with the team for Thursday’s game. Arizona Sports’ Mark Asher has learned there was an issue with Criner’s appendix, and it was later reported that the receiver underwent an appendectomy Monday in […]
  • Reports: Arizona receiver Criner out vs. Oklahoma State

    The Arizona Wildcats will play Thursday night’s game at Oklahoma State without star wide receiver Juron Criner, according to After Criner missed Monday’s practice due to an undisclosed illness Coach Mike Stoops said he would still travel to Oklahoma with the team. Scratch that about WR Juron Criner being on trip. says he’s […]
  • Is Arizona’s Nick Foles the most underrated player in college football?

    Arizona Wildcat fans know how good Nick Foles is. Two seasons in Tucson have produced 5,677 yards, 39 touchdowns and appearances in the Holiday and Alamo Bowls, and the senior-to-be is poised to finish his career as one of the best quarterbacks in the school’s history. However, Foles isn’t exactly a known commodity outside of […]
  • Arizona Wildcats nab Brandon Ashley, another top recruit

    The rich keep getting richer? Sean Miller and the Arizona Wildcats, already having landed one of 2012’s best recruiting classes, added another verbal commitment Monday, this time from a five-star recruit. According to the Arizona Daily Star, the Findlay product chose Arizona for a variety of reasons. “I just think he had a familiarity and […]
  • Arizona’s Greg Byrne talks Rose Bowl for Wildcats

    Greg Byrne wants to see the Arizona Wildcats reach the Rose Bowl. “We’ve been knocking on that door of getting over the hump, and now we need to do that,” he told’s Bearing Down with Adam and Jarrett podcast. And, from the sounds of it, Byrne thinks Mike Stoops is the guy to get […]
  • Arizona football loses another player to injury

    University of Arizona lost another player to a knee injury when sophomore cornerback Jonathan McKnight tore his anterior cruciate ligament after jumping for a pass and landing awkwardly, according to the Arizona Daily Star. McKnight was expected to be a starter on defense after playing in all 13 games as a freshman. “You feel very […]
  • Food held Arizona QB Foles back

    Arizona quarterback Nick Foles passed for 3,191 yards and 20 touchdowns last season, leading the Wildcats to the seven wins and an appearance in the Alamo Bowl. A solid season, sure, but the signal caller enters his senior season with a new diet, one that should help him perform even better. According to the Tucson […]
  • ESPN coming to Tucson for Arizona basketball

    The last time the Arizona and Washington played was in the Pac-10 Championship game, when the Huskies won 77-75 in overtime. The time before that the teams met at the McKale Center in Tucson and the Wildcats, thanks to a last-second block by Derrick Williams, escaped with an 87-86 victory. The teams combined for a […]