Ed Rush is out. The Pac-12 Conference's embattled coordinator of men's basketball officiating announced his resignation at 5 p.m. today, effective immediately.
For offensive linemen, football is a game of pushing and shoving, so the blocking sleds at Kindall/Sancet got their share of work.
ASU's ground game is in good hands with Cameron Marshall, who ran for 1,050 yards last season. But the Devils lack star power after Brock Osweiler bolted for the NFL and return just two starters at a skill position.
Fifth-year senior Matt Scott (10) is expected to be a leader of this year's Wildcats, and he set the tone for his fellow quarterbacks as workouts opened Aug. 2.
Todd Graham used to think he could win anywhere.
Arizona will open its season Saturday against Mid-American Conference power Toledo and finish with its annual rivalry game against Arizona State. The Wildcats should benefit from a schedule featuring eight home games - and a Pac-12 South Division - that appears to be breaking their way.
When you play football, you get dinged up now and then. That explains the ice pack on senior center Kyle Quinn's right leg during the Wildcats' training trip to Fort Huachuca.
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Rich Rodriguez had been on the job for two months when he grabbed a hard hat and a shovel, walked into Arizona Stadium and, with cranes and bulldozers buzzing behind him, eagerly sold the future of a program gone stale.
The Wildcats will play eight of their 12 games, including five conference contests, at Arizona Stadium, which might help offset their inexperience and lack of depth - at least a little.
In 2008, his first season at Michigan, Rich Rodriguez did not endear himself to Wolverine fans with a 3-9 record. Michigan went to the Gator Bowl in his third season, but it wasn't enough to save his job.
Arizona faces rival ASU at Arizona Stadium on Nov. 23, and the Wildcats hope to celebrate as former receiver Gino Crump did last season after the UA downed the Sun Devils 31-27 in Tempe.
With the new regime teaching a new offense and a new defense, it doesn't always work the first time, as coach Rich Rodriguez's reaction shows.
Before the curtain opens on the 2012 college football team, a bit of context - and a multiple-choice question:
NAU running back Zach Bauman, who lost his helmet in a 41-10 loss at Arizona last year, returns for his junior season after leading the Big Sky with 1,434 rushing yards in 2011.
Some people collect coins, stamps or butterflies, but new coach Rich Rodriguez says, "I collect quarterbacks." His newest addition is Matt Scott.
Game days were the worst.
Rich Rodriguez's November hiring marked more than just a fresh start.
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — With his starting quarterback and running back gone, Chip Kelly declared his young team ready to try to repeat as conference champions today.