14 Bowl Game Ticket Information
MEMBER SIGN IN
Don't have an account? Click Here
Pac-12 Networks Switch Now Ad
Football Prepares for Utah with Evening Practice
Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
Release: 11/13/2012
Send Mail Print RSS
Related Links

Nov. 13, 2012

TUCSON, Ariz. The Arizona football team completed practice at Kindall Field/Sancet Stadium on Tuesday evening in preparation for Saturday’s contest at Utah. Below is a brief transcript of head coach Rich Rodriguez’s comments following practice.

On the importance of the offensive line being role players:

“I think they’ve had to. Trace Biskin, Kyle Quinn and Chris Putton, three guys with experience, have all been banged up at times. A good example of that is Shane Zink, he has played every position but center and we’ve needed that. I think the way our system is that all the linemen should know all five positions, but I think the first year is the hardest to get that done.”

On whether the offensive line has been the best position group:

“I think they have been at times pretty consistent. I don’t think we have pressed the line of scrimmage as much as I would like and we’re not as strong up front, but that group probably has as much pride as any group we have and that’s a good thing because we have to have guys that have a lot of pride up front.”

On the play of Dan Buckner:

“I am really proud of him. He is what you want out of your seniors – to have their best year. He has done a good job and he has a lot of emotion and sometimes I have to get on him about that but he has come to play every game. I think he has been one of the best receivers in our league and I think he has put himself in a position to hopefully keep playing next year.”

The Wildcats will return to action on Saturday, Nov. 17 when they play at Utah. The 8:00 p.m. kickoff will be televised live on ESPNU.

For continued coverage of Arizona Wildcat football, visit ArizonaWildcats.com.

Arizona Football
PLACEHOLDER
Cancer Awareness Campaign
Where is the world is Brian Jeffries?
Weekly Fan Poll
Dex
Live Stats