UA’s football future will be on display at opening practice

The future of the Arizona football program will be on the field tomorrow for the first practice of a new season – wrapped up in a 190-pound package of break-away […]

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    There has been a lot of speculation about Dennis Erickson‘s future at Arizona State going into the 2011 football season.  The failure of the fifth-year head coach to notch a […]
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  • Will UA’s Stoops inherit ‘hot seat’ from ASU’s Erickson?

    There has been a lot of speculation about Dennis Erickson‘s future at Arizona State going into the 2011 football season.  The failure of the fifth-year head coach to notch a […]

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    High school football players in Arizona will have a little extra protection when they step on the field this season. It’s not extra gear, just a simple test that can […]
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  • High school athletes can lessen the effects of concussions

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    High school football players in Arizona will have a little extra protection when they step on the field this season. It’s not extra gear, just a simple test that can […]

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    High school football in the Arizona high country is a world unto itself… far above the fray down below in the Phoenix Valley, or farther south in the Tucson area. […]
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    Early-season excitement awaits prep football fans up north

    High school football in the Arizona high country is a world unto itself… far above the fray down below in the Phoenix Valley, or farther south in the Tucson area. […]

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    Acrobatic catches by Juron Criner, like the one shown above, have been a crowd-pleasing staple in the University of Arizona’s offense.  But have we seen the last of them? The […]
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    Rumors: UA’s Juron Criner may miss 2011 football season

    Acrobatic catches by Juron Criner, like the one shown above, have been a crowd-pleasing staple in the University of Arizona’s offense.  But have we seen the last of them? The […]

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    A high school football All-Star game in the middle of summer, in the Arizona desert?  What were they thinking? It happened over the weekend, with teams assembled from Arizona and […]
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    AZ team wilts in heat of high school football All-Star game

    A high school football All-Star game in the middle of summer, in the Arizona desert?  What were they thinking? It happened over the weekend, with teams assembled from Arizona and […]

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    Will some of the ASU quarterback hopefuls please move to the other side of the boat?  It’s beginning to list heavily to one side. It looks like the Arizona State […]
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    Erickson gets another QB recruit for ASU…get in line, T.J.

    Will some of the ASU quarterback hopefuls please move to the other side of the boat?  It’s beginning to list heavily to one side. It looks like the Arizona State […]

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    The football season is still months away, but already footballs are filling the air as high school quarterbacks use the increasingly-popular passing leagues and tournaments to sharpen their skills during […]
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    Hamilton, Chaparral win early-summer passing tourneys

    The football season is still months away, but already footballs are filling the air as high school quarterbacks use the increasingly-popular passing leagues and tournaments to sharpen their skills during […]

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    Just when the AIA thought they had this year’s Sollenberger Classic figured out, the good folks at Northern Arizona University dropped a cluster bomb on the organization’s plans. The Barry […]
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    Sollenberger Classic has teams now, but no place to play

    Just when the AIA thought they had this year’s Sollenberger Classic figured out, the good folks at Northern Arizona University dropped a cluster bomb on the organization’s plans. The Barry […]

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    The early pre-season prognostications in college football are beginning to seep out, and the new Pac-12 Conference is getting its share of attention. So far, Arizona will have a chance […]
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    2011 football predictions…is the ‘new look’ helping ASU?

    The early pre-season prognostications in college football are beginning to seep out, and the new Pac-12 Conference is getting its share of attention. So far, Arizona will have a chance […]

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    The Big Sky Conference is about to one-up the big boys. While the Pac-10 has been getting all the ink about expanding to twelve teams, the Big Sky has been […]
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    Football schedule unveiled for NAU in expanded Big Sky

    The Big Sky Conference is about to one-up the big boys. While the Pac-10 has been getting all the ink about expanding to twelve teams, the Big Sky has been […]

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    Lisa Love‘s comments to the media last week  focused a laser beam on the real value of the new $3 billion contract the Pac-10 Conference just signed with ESPN and […]
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    ASU VP Love nails the true value of new Pac-12 TV deal

    Lisa Love‘s comments to the media last week  focused a laser beam on the real value of the new $3 billion contract the Pac-10 Conference just signed with ESPN and […]

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    The last couple of weeks have brought a little wave of excitement on the college recruiting front, as Arizona and Arizona State have both enjoyed some good news. Thanks to […]
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    UA’s signing of Angelo Chol headlines recruiting news

    The last couple of weeks have brought a little wave of excitement on the college recruiting front, as Arizona and Arizona State have both enjoyed some good news. Thanks to […]

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    Enough fans showed up at the Northern Arizona football team’s Blue & Gold spring game Saturday to form a line around the football field at nearby Sinagua High School. The […]
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    Hamilton High’s Bauman sparks NAU football spring game

    Enough fans showed up at the Northern Arizona football team’s Blue & Gold spring game Saturday to form a line around the football field at nearby Sinagua High School. The […]

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    For one Glendale family, sports is the gift that keeps on giving. Prince Amukamara left Apollo High School to pursue a college football career at Nebraska, where he was converted […]
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    NY Giants get Prince Amukamara; ASU gets sister Promise

    For one Glendale family, sports is the gift that keeps on giving. Prince Amukamara left Apollo High School to pursue a college football career at Nebraska, where he was converted […]

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    ASU’s Dennis Erickson liked what he saw.  UofA’s Mike Stoops didn’t like what he heard. Both were the results of the spring games that wrapped up several weeks of spring […]
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    Spring football games have different results for ASU, UA

    ASU’s Dennis Erickson liked what he saw.  UofA’s Mike Stoops didn’t like what he heard. Both were the results of the spring games that wrapped up several weeks of spring […]

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    The 2011 football season can’t possibly be any tougher than spring practice has been. At least, that’s probably what the University of Arizona coaches are thinking after wrapping up three […]
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    Yet another major injury mars UA football’s spring game

    The 2011 football season can’t possibly be any tougher than spring practice has been. At least, that’s probably what the University of Arizona coaches are thinking after wrapping up three […]

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    A run at a championship in college football is often as fragile as a knee ligament. And, believe it or not, a rash of injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament […]
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    Football spring practice proves costly for both ASU, UofA

    A run at a championship in college football is often as fragile as a knee ligament. And, believe it or not, a rash of injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament […]

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    While college football coaches generally want to avoid a pre-season quarterback controversy, NAU’s Jerome Souers might actually be sorry he doesn’t have one this year. His Northern Arizona Lumberjacks are […]
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    NAU football begins spring practice in search of a QB

    While college football coaches generally want to avoid a pre-season quarterback controversy, NAU’s Jerome Souers might actually be sorry he doesn’t have one this year. His Northern Arizona Lumberjacks are […]

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    Footballs are in the air again on the Arizona State campus.  Spring practice started yesterday. But there is something else in the air at this year’s annual pigskin ritual.  Let’s […]
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    Spring has sprung…ASU football takes the field again

    Footballs are in the air again on the Arizona State campus.  Spring practice started yesterday. But there is something else in the air at this year’s annual pigskin ritual.  Let’s […]

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    So, what do you get when you’re a high school football team that has won 40 straight games and just become the first 5A team in Arizona to win three […]
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    Hamilton High football enjoying the ‘celebrity’ perks

    So, what do you get when you’re a high school football team that has won 40 straight games and just become the first 5A team in Arizona to win three […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="http://phxfan.com/2011/02/threets-retirement-leaves-asu-football-thin-at-qb/"></div>All of a sudden, Arizona State finds its football program short on quarterbacks after the ‘retirement’ of its starting signal-caller, Steven Threet. So maybe Dennis Erickson can get together with […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="http://phxfan.com/2011/02/threets-retirement-leaves-asu-football-thin-at-qb/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Threet’s ‘retirement’ leaves ASU football thin at QB

    All of a sudden, Arizona State finds its football program short on quarterbacks after the ‘retirement’ of its starting signal-caller, Steven Threet. So maybe Dennis Erickson can get together with […]

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    It has been an exceptionally good week for University of Arizona athletics.  The Cats just picked up commitments from impact players in two major sports. Angelo Chol and Tom Savage […]
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    UA gets commitments from impact players Chol, Savage

    It has been an exceptionally good week for University of Arizona athletics.  The Cats just picked up commitments from impact players in two major sports. Angelo Chol and Tom Savage […]

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    When it comes to recruiting football talent right in your own backyard, Northern Arizona University has the process down pat. The Lumberjacks’ 2011 class has 17 signees, with 11 from […]
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    AZ high school prospects are ‘the core’ of NAU football

    When it comes to recruiting football talent right in your own backyard, Northern Arizona University has the process down pat. The Lumberjacks’ 2011 class has 17 signees, with 11 from […]

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    Neither Arizona nor Arizona State got much buzz on their football recruiting classes this year. But both schools are putting the best face possible on the results of their efforts, […]
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    Signing Day is over…UA, ASU football has hits & misses

    Neither Arizona nor Arizona State got much buzz on their football recruiting classes this year. But both schools are putting the best face possible on the results of their efforts, […]

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    Hey, we just figured out the real reason Mike Stoops hired Robert Anae to play a key role on Arizona’s offensive coaching staff! Sure, Anae is one of the hottest […]
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    The X factor in Anae’s hire at UA…winning bowl games

    Hey, we just figured out the real reason Mike Stoops hired Robert Anae to play a key role on Arizona’s offensive coaching staff! Sure, Anae is one of the hottest […]

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    The latest vote of confidence for Arizona State football just came in. Omar Bolden, ASU’s junior cornerback who has been mulling entering the NFL draft, has decided to return to […]
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    Omar Bolden’s return boosts ASU football 2011 title hopes

    The latest vote of confidence for Arizona State football just came in. Omar Bolden, ASU’s junior cornerback who has been mulling entering the NFL draft, has decided to return to […]

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