When Ka’Deem Carey set a new Arizona Wildcats record for rushing, the running backlifted his right hand and flashed a “WC,” extending his middle, ring and pinky fingers, bending his thumb and index finger.
It’s time to start planning ahead.
A huge bonfire that marks the start of homecoming weekend at the University of Arizona is going dark for the first time in UA history.
Nearly nine months ago, Jake Matthews, a two-way starter at Ironwood Ridge High School, took the field at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe for the Division II state championship game.
An estimated 5,000 fans got a glimpse of the Wildcats - and the improvements to Arizona Stadium - during Saturday night's open practice.
Arizona running back and Heisman hopeful Ka'Deem Carey signs the red dress of 7-month-old Ariella Brown as dad Steven Brown holds her. Fans got a chance to meet the Wildcats after Saturday's open practice - in which the defense rallied to beat the offense 52-49.
Quarterback Jesse Scroggins uncorks a pass in front of fellow signal-callers Connor Brewer (left) and Nick Isham. Scroggins ran with the second unit for much of Saturday.
Arizona head coach Rich Rodriguez signs the shirt of Monica Escandon while daughter Brittany Escandon, left, looks on.
One night before Saturday's open practice at Arizona Stadium, the Wildcats hosted a talent show at the Westin La Paloma in a team-only event. Senior quarterback B.J. Denker found himself to be the butt of a lot of jokes and skits.
The Arizona Wildcats took the field on Saturday at the newly renovated Arizona Stadium to practice in front of thousands of fans. After, players signed autographs and put smiles on lots of faces.
UA considered a copper-colored turf or a desert motif for its new $1 million field. "But we wanted to do green," AD Greg Byrne said. He thought the faint lettering would hook viewers.
The school's historic catchphrase stretches across 75 yards of Arizona Stadium's new artificial grass field.
The school’s historic catch phrase stretches across 75 yards of Arizona Stadium’s new artificial grass field.
Here's a look at the new football field and facility from the northeast corner of Arizona Stadium looking southwest. The $7 million scoreboard behind the south end zone was installed in 2011.
On Wednesday, workers will begin moving training room and player equipment into the facility. Coaches' move-in is scheduled for July 1.
Construction workers secure Arizona's Block A on the new Lowell-Stevens Football Facility at the north end of Arizona Stadium.
The new FieldTurf surface and the Lowell-Stevens Football Facility, at right, are almost completed, with a dedication expected in mid-August.
Arizona Stadium "will feel like a great place to spend six or seven Saturdays every season," says the UA's Suzy Mason.
Moving day is coming for the Arizona Wildcats - and with it a new era of UA football.
Moving day is coming for the Arizona Wildcats — and with it a new era of UA football.