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Arizona Wildcats And Rich Rodriguez Have Solid First Season

The Arizona Wildcats performed well out-of-conference, and endured a tough Pac-12 season alright in the first year of the Rich Rodriguez era.

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New Mexico Bowl Preview: Carey vs. Jefferson

Two of the nation's best running backs go head-to-head in the first bowl game of the season.

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Why not Arizona football?

The Wildcats heeded their coaches' request to become relevant just one year after losing their way to irrelevance.

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Territorial Cup: ASU takes it from Arizona

The Arizona Wildcats seemed to have the Territorial Cup in hand, then suddenly handed it over to the Arizona State Sun Devils.

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Territorial Cup: Arizona, ASU battle for bragging

The Arizona Wildcats and the Arizona State Sun Devils battle to be kings of the state.

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Arizona finally wins on the road

The Arizona Wildcats finally won away from Tucson. What most pleased Wildcats fans about Arizona's victory over Utah? What do the Wildcats still have to work on?

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Could Utah trap Arizona in Salt Lake City?

The Arizona Wildcats have had their problems on the road, and they might have trouble winning their first away game on the season even against the Utah Utes. Arizona and Utah writers make their picks.

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Utah tries keeping bowl hopes alive vs. Arizona

The Utah Utes try to keep their bowl hopes alive, while the Arizona Wildcats look to finally win on the road. Our looks from our Utah and Arizona writers.

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Ka'Deem Carey and Arizona keep offense humming

Ka'Deem Carey has engineered most of the Arizona Wildcats offense with Matt Scott out, and he'll be called upon to produce even more in the upcoming weeks.

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Arizona aims to recover against Colorado

The Arizona Wildcats look to recover from a pretty horrifying performance against the UCLA Bruins and get set to face the Colorado Buffaloes.

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Arizona Wildcats impress in USC upset

In our latest Pac-12 roundtable, the Arizona Wildcats were the most impressive Pac-12 team after they upset the USC Trojans, although the Washington Huskies got votes for upsetting Oregon State, as did Utah for curbstomping Cal.

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Arizona defense doing its best with the least

Arizona Wildcats defensive coordinator Jeff Casteel has his limited defense doing the most with the least.

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Rich Rodriguez & Matt Scott match up perfectly

Arizona Wildcats head coach Rich Rodriguez found the perfect quarterback to match his system in Matt Scott.

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USC defense tries to stifle Arizona offense

The USC Trojans take on the Arizona Wildcats as they try to stop the Rich Rodriguez offense.

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Rich-Rod offense is scorching

We talk with several Arizona Wildcats writers about how awesome it is to have Rich Rodriguez coaching their offense.

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Can Arizona trap USC?

Can Rich Rodriguez, Matt Scott, and the Arizona Wildcats trap the USC Trojans in the desert in Tucson?

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Concerned citizens made aware of Wildcats

The concerned citizens of the Pac-12 were made aware that the Arizona Wildcats are here and ready to play for keeps this second half of the season.

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The most impressive Pac-12 team last week?

The Oregon Ducks & Arizona Wildcats were the best-looking Pac-12 teams last week, as Oregon dismantled the Arizona State Sun Devils and Arizona ran roughshod over the Washington Huskies.

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Arizona says goodbye to shaky first half

It's been a roller coaster of a first half of the season for the Arizona Wildcats. Following their well timed bye week, the Wildcats will have a chance to redefine their season in the second half.

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Did Rich Rod make the right decision?

Situation: Arizona has a few timeouts and under a minute left in a tied game with Stanford to drive about 50 yards to get into field goal range. Rich Rodriguez opts for overtime. Do you agree with this approach?

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Stanford gets good Josh Nunes back

The Stanford Cardinal got good Josh Nunes back in the comeback victory over the Arizona Wildcats. Will he stick around on the road?

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The Stanford defense must aim to dominate Arizona

The Stanford Cardinal needs to either get better performances from Josh Nunes and their offense, or rely once again on their defense to hold down a very productive Arizona offensive attack.

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Arizona, Stanford prepare for battle in Palo Alto

Arizona and Stanford square off on the heels of two gut punch losses for each program. Both teams have plenty to prove as the contrasting styles square off.

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Arizona has dug holes, but they're making inroads

The Arizona Wildcats have found themselves trailing at some point in every game but one this season. It's not a model that can last and the sooner the Wildcats figure this out, the sooner they'll become winners.

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Arizona wants to bounce back beyond Oregon State

The Arizona Wildcats find themselves with a clean slate and an opportunity to define themselves. Oregon State wants to be a contender and can announce just that with a win in the desert.

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Arizona lost 49-0, but things are looking up!

Arizona may have been utterly blown out by the Oregon Ducks on paper, but was there more to the game than just a lopsided scoreboard?

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Arizona seeks relevance against Oregon

Rich Rodriguez keeps talking about making his Wildcats relevant. This weekend they have a chance to become grossly relevant as they head to Eugene to battle the third ranked Oregon Ducks.

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Is Matt Scott one of the best Pac-12 QBs?

Would you consider Matt Scott of the Arizona Wildcats one of the top quarterbacks in the Pac-12, right up there with Matt Barkley?

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Rich Rodriguez and Jeff Casteel, reunited

Rich Rodriguez and Jeff Casteel are back together again at Arizona, and they're producing exhilarating football in Tucson after the Wildcats upset the Oklahoma State Cowboys.

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Arizona preps for shootout vs. Oklahoma State

The Arizona Wildcats and the Oklahoma State Cowboys figure to fill up the scoresheet in Tucson tonight. Arizona and Oklahoma State are ready to duel in the desert in a high-octane shootout.

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The Rich Rodriguez offense needs tinkering

Rich Rodriguez and the Arizona Wildcats showed great offensive promise in their opening victory against Toledo, but the team still has a lot of work to do to improve their execution.

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Arizona takes on more than Toledo

The Arizona Wildcats will begin the Rich Rodriguez era against the Toledo Rockets on Saturday night. Rodriguez looks to get a fresh start and shake the critics of his time in Michigan.

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Rich Rodriguez emulating Chip Kelly?

Arizona Wildcats head coach Rich Rodriguez is going to be adapting some of the tactics that made Chip Kelly's Oregon Ducks turn into the unstoppable Big Green Machine.

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Rich Rodriguez ready to mold Arizona

Rich Rodriguez appears to be very excited to rebuild the Arizona Wildcats into his offensive image.

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An evaluation of Arizona QB Josh Kern

We take our look at Rich Rodriguez's first quarterback recruited for the Arizona Wildcats, one Josh Kern from Tom Clark High School in San Antonio, Texas.

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Arizona reveals copper helmets

The Arizona Wildcats have new helmets. Your opinion?

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