Arizona Week 5 Preview: Cats vs Beavers

#18 Oregon State (2-0) at Arizona (3-1). After a tough loss to Oregon (4-0, 1-0) last weekend, the Arizona Wildcats (3-1, 0-1) had their momentum halted in an instant.  The previously undefeated Cats had overcome both easy and tough opponents.  Their first meeting with a PAC-12 conference team, Oregon, was a far cry from their […]

Arizona Week 4 Recap: Oregon Flips the Script

…Arizona unable to improvise. #22 Arizona at #3 Oregon.  Arizona 0 – Oregon 49 Arizona has been on cloud nine for the past three weeks. You know those days: Walking down the street in your new jeans, an awesome pair of new shoes, and your hair turned out perfectly; then you trip off the curb […]

Arizona Week 4 Preview: Open Season in Duck Country

In 2011, the University of Arizona lost to #10 Oregon at home 31-56. In 2010, the Cats lost to the #1 Ducks 29-48. Those are tough losses. Though they were expected, they were hard to watch.  The Cats are 0-4 in recent meetings with the Ducks. However, the 41-44 loss in 2009, covered by ESPN’s […]

Arizona Week 3 Recap vs SCSU: Wildcats Relentless in Winning Streak

South Carolina State at #24 Arizona.  Arizona wins 56-0. When little known South Carolina State came into Tucson, they may have been unaware at just how great Arizona’s momentum was, and still is.  Motivated by new coach Rich Rodriguez, the reappearance of Senior QB Matt Scott, and an upset win against Oklahoma State, the Wildcats […]

Arizona Week 2 Recap: Wildcats Beat the Odds

Arizona beats Oklahoma St. 59-38 In order to find a Wildcat fan who was completely prepared for an Arizona victory on Saturday, you’d have to walk the tailgates a few times over.  Given the recent history of Arizona’s meetings with Oklahoma State, many people were expecting the same outcome: A high scoring Cowboy offense, unable […]

Week 2 Preview: Oklahoma State vs Arizona

The Arizona Wildcats face tough competition this weekend.  Saturday’s home game is against #18 Oklahoma State.  The Cowboys are coming in, guns blazing, after an unheard of 84-0 victory over Savannah State. The Cats have not had much recent success against the Cowboys, losing both of the teams past two meetings (although they did win […]

Week 1 Toledo@Arizona Recap: Cats Victorious Despite Early Struggles

Arizona beats Toledo 24-17 in OT. Saturday’s season opener at Arizona Stadium proved to be an eye-opener for Wildcat fans and players alike.  While most were expecting an easy victory for the Cats, the Toledo Rockets showed up more prepared than Arizona anticipated, pushing the game into a surprising overtime.  The first quarter was tough […]

The Cat’s (Almost) Out of the Bag!

Wildcat Country is quickly becoming hyped up for Saturday’s season opener against Toledo. Rich Rodriguez is making his Arizona coaching debut against the Rockets, who went 9-4 last season.  In addition to a winning season, Toledo is coming off of a win in the 2011 Military Bowl, while Arizona was not invited to a bowl […]