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Pac-10 Week 6 Notes and Observations: Arizona Wildcats

By Sam Saig, October 12, 2009 1:38 pm

Arizona Wildcats 4-2 Overall (2-1 Conference)

This Week’s Score: Washington 36 – Arizona 33

Next Week’s Opponent: Stanford


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Pac-10 Week 3 Notes and Observations: Arizona Wildcats

By Dave Consolazio, September 22, 2009 8:20 pm

Arizona Wildcats 2-1 Overall (0-0 Conference)

This Week’s Score: Iowa 27 – Arizona 17

Next Week’s Opponent: @Oregon State

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Week 3 Game Matchup: Arizona Wildcats VS. Iowa Hawkeyes

By Dave Consolazio and Sam Saig, September 17, 2009 9:07 pm

Arizona Wildcats (2-0) vs. Iowa Hawkeyes (2-0)
Saturday, September 19, 12:35 PM PST
Las Vegas Favorite: Iowa -4.0

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Pac-10 Week 2 Notes and Observations: Arizona Wildcats

By Sam Saig, September 15, 2009 12:38 pm

Arizona Wildcats 2-0 Overall (0-0 Conference)

This Week’s Score: Arizona 34 – Northern Arizona 17

Next Week’s Opponent: @Iowa

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Pac-10 Players on College Football Awards Preseason Watch Lists

By Dave Consolazio, August 29, 2009 4:23 am

Before every college football season, a series of watch lists are released to let fans know who the award committees will be closely following for each of college football’s awards. With outstanding play, a player not on the preseason watch list can still go on to win the award. The preseason watch list is just a good indication of which players are considered the early favorites to win the award.

Listed below are all of the Pac-10 players who were included on the national lists. The only two awards not listed are the Heisman Trophy and the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award. The Heisman Trophy does not release a preseason watch list, and the Unitas Award, which is handed out to the nation’s best senior college quarterback, had no Pac-10 players on their watch list.

Congratulations to the players named, and good luck taking home the hardware!

Maxwell Award
Most Outstanding Player

Jahvid Best, California
LeGarrette Blount, Oregon
Toby Gerhart, Stanford
Rob Gronkowski, Arizona
Jake Locker, Washington
Jeremiah Masoli, Oregon
Jacquizz Rodgers, Oregon State
Damian Williams, USC

Davey O’Brien Award
National Quarterback Award

Aaron Corp, USC
Jake Locker, Washington
Jeremiah Masoli, Oregon
Kevin Riley, California

Doak Walker Award
National Running Back Award

Jahvid Best, California
LeGarrette Blount, Oregon
Toby Gerhart, Stanford
Nic Grigsby, Arizona
Jacquizz Rodgers, Oregon State

Fred Biletnikoff Award
Outstanding Wide Receiver

D’Andre Goodwin, Washington
Damian Williams, USC

John Mackey Award
Outstanding Tight End

Ed Dickson, Oregon
Rob Gronkowski, Arizona
Anthony McCoy, USC
Ryan Moya, UCLA
Logan Paulsen, UCLA

Vince Lombardi/Rotary Award
Outstanding Lineman

Tyson Alualu, California
Korey Bosworth, UCLA
Kyle Bosworth, UCLA
Jeff Byers, USC
Reggie Carter, UCLA
Dexter Davis, Arizona State
Rob Gronkowski, Arizona
Lawrence Guy, Arizona State
Earl Mitchell, Arizona
Mike Nixon, Arizona State
Kristofer O’Dowd, USC
Brian Price, UCLA
Brooks Reed, Arizona
Daniel Te’o-Nesheim, Washington

Rimington Trophy
Outstanding Center

Kenny Alfred, Washington State
Colin Baxter, Arizona
Kristofer O’Dowd, USC

Outland Trophy
Outstanding Interior Lineman

Kristofer O’Dowd, USC
Jeff Byers, USC
Brian Price, UCLA

Walter Camp Award
Player of the Year Award

Jahvid Best, California
LaGarrette Blount, Oregon
Taylor Mays, USC
Jacquizz Rodgers, Oregon State

Chuck Bednarik Award
Defensive Player of the Year

Reggie Carter, UCLA
Dexter Davis, Arizona State
Keaton Kristick, Oregon State
Taylor Mays, USC
Brian Price, UCLA
Daniel Te’o-Nesheim, Washington
Syd’Quan Thompson, California
Will Tukuafu, Oregon
Alterraun Verner, UCLA

Bronko Nagurski Trophy
Defensive Player of the Year

Stephen Paea, Oregon State
Brian Price, UCLA
Syd’Quan Thompson, California
Walter Thurmond III, Oregon
Alterraun Verner, UCLA
T.J. Ward, Oregon
Taylor Mays, USC

Jim Thorpe Award
Outstanding Defensive Back

Taylor Mays, USC
Syd’Quan Thompson, California
Walter Thurmond III, Oregon
Alterraun Verner, UCLA

Dick Butkus Award
Outstanding Linebacker

Chris Galippo, USC
Malcolm Smith, USC

Ted Hendricks Award
Defensive End of the Year

Dexter Davis, Arizona State
Eric Lorig, Stanford
Will Tukuafu, Oregon

Lou Groza Award
Collegiate Placekicker Award

Kai Forbath, UCLA
Thomas Weber, Arizona State

Ray Guy Award
Outstanding Punter

Bryan Anger, California

Pac-10 Position Breakdown: Wide Receiver – Arizona Wildcats

By Sam Saig, July 27, 2009 8:59 am

The first day of fall practice will start on Thursday, August 6th for the Arizona Wildcats, but a familiar face will be missing on offense. The ‘Cats will be without the Pac-10’s all-time leading receiver Mike Thomas.

Thomas, now with the Jacksonville Jaguars, finished his spectacular UA career with a conference-record 259 receptions, and accounted for 3,231 receiving yards and 22 TDs as a four-year starter.

Although Thomas was the heartbeat of the receiving corps over the last four years, the Wildcats will now move on with a trio of excellent pass-catching playmakers. Arizona’s innovative offensive coordinator Sonny Dykes will have two of the more experienced receivers in the conference at his disposal, as well as the services of America’s best tight end.

Junior Delashaun Dean was last year’s second leading receiver for UA (behind Mike Thomas). Dean finished 2008 with 53 receptions for 593 yards and four touchdowns, capped off by a great performance in the Las Vegas Bowl against BYU.

Delashaun Dean heads to the sideline

Delashaun Dean heads to the sideline

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