Mike Stoops Archive

Arizona Slow: Fiesta Bowl continued Wildcats’ trend of early deficits in bowl games

Note: This was originally posted in February. The Super Bowl was at University of Phoenix Stadium. The Fiesta Bowl was at University of Phoenix Stadium. It’s the perfect time to talk about Arizona bowl games! The Wildcats’ loss in Glendale last December continued a prolonged, puzzling trend of slow starts in postseason games

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Growth Chart: Program progression scale and Arizona’s place on it

After a frustrating night in Los Angeles the Arizona Wildcats are tied for fourth place in the Pac-12 South, looking up at two teams that have already beaten them. The Cats are a good team but not ready to contend for the championship. Where does that put the UA on the spectrum of a college [&hellip

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Football Buzzer-Beaters: Do-or-die kicks rare for Arizona Wildcats

[Edit: The table at the bottom has been updated to include Arizona’s game-winning field goal on Nov. 15 against Washington.] It has been a year of the unexpected for the Wildcats. Show up at Arizona Stadium and you never know what you’re going to see. On Saturday We The People witnessed a rare last-second field [&hellip

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Fast Fear: History of Arizona Football Fan Anxiety as undefeated Cats face USC

Hello, my name is Scott and I’m still an Arizona Football fan. I am a UA alum. I have season tickets to Arizona Stadium. I’ve been watching this program for a long time and studying its history along the way. That’s why I’m very nervous about tonight’s game

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Familiar Firing: Many Lane Kiffin-Mike Stoops parallels as Arizona prepares for USC

After losing to Washington on Saturday, Arizona could really use a win against USC. But when the UA faces the Trojans on Oct. 10, the Wildcats may feel like they’re looking at their younger selves in the mirror

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