In 1982, his 48-yard field goal-against the wind- as time expired at Notre Dame gave Arizona a 16-13 victory, earned him The Sporting News national play of the week, and remains one of the storied moments in UA football history. He placed fifth in the nation in field goal percentage in 1983, seventh in 1984, and third in 1985. In 1983 he also was fifth in the nation in scoring. As the 1985 team MVP, he helped lead the Wildcats to a Sun Bowl appearance, where he was selected one of the game's two MVPs. He was named a second-team All-America ( The Sporting News) and third-team All-America (Football News) in 1985; the Pac-10 Player of Week in 1985, after knocking three field goals through the uprights to beat Arizona State; second-team All-Pac-10 in 1983 and 1985; and was an honorable mention all-league selection in 1984. At the time of his induction, and 14 years after the conclusion of his career, this four-year letterman's name remained on Arizona's record charts 45 times in 15 different categories.