A Tucson standout in the mid-70s, Budinger accepted a scholarship to play at Stanford, where he lettered as a freshman. His sophomore year as a Cardinal, Budinger recorded 142 total tackles and five interceptions. His career was cut short by a car accident. Stanford linebacker Steve Budinger in 1978.
Greg Hansen's Video Notebook ... on Arizona basketball and the first UA football practice
Star columnist Greg Hansen and sports editor Ryan Finley discuss Arizona basketball's new Pac-12 champions title and their upcoming Oregon games. They also get into UA football's first day of Spring practice and what quarterback to watch this season.