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2014 Arizona Wildcats football
Arizona Wildcats logo.svg
Pac-12 South Division champion
Fiesta Bowl, L 30–38 vs. Boise State
Conference Pac-12 Conference
Division South Division
Ranking
Coaches No. 17
AP No. 19
2014 record 10–4 (7–2 Pac-12)
Head coach Rich Rodriguez (3rd season)
Co-offensive coordinator Calvin Magee (3rd season)
Co-offensive coordinator Rod Smith (3rd season)
Offensive scheme Spread option
Defensive coordinator Jeff Casteel (3rd season)
Base defense 3–3–5
MVP Scooby Wright
Captain
Home stadium Arizona Stadium
(Capacity: 56,029)
Seasons
← 2013
2015 →
2014 Pac-12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
North Division
No. 2 Oregon x$^   8 1         13 2  
Stanford   5 4         8 5  
Washington   4 5         8 6  
California   3 6         5 7  
Oregon State   2 7         5 7  
Washington State   2 7         3 9  
South Division
No. 19 Arizona x   7 2         10 4  
No. 10 UCLA   6 3         10 3  
No. 12 Arizona State   6 3         10 3  
No. 20 USC   6 3         9 4  
No. 21 Utah   5 4         9 4  
Colorado   0 9         2 10  
Championship: Oregon 51, Arizona 13
  • ^ – College Football Playoff participant
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2014 Arizona Wildcats football team represented the University of Arizona in the 2014 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The season was the Wildcats's 115th overall, 37th as a member of the Pac-12 Conference (Pac-12) and its fourth within the Pac-12 South Division. The team was led by head coach Rich Rodriguez, in his third year, and played its home games at Arizona Stadium in Tucson, Arizona for the 86th straight year.

They ultimately finished 10–4, achieving the second 10-win regular season in program history. The Wildcats won the Pac-12 South Division for the first time, advancing to the Pac-12 Football Championship Game at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, where they faced the Oregon Ducks. The Wildcats played in the first year of the New Year's Six bowls, netting a berth in the 2014 Fiesta Bowl, the school's third major-bowl appearance, where they faced the Boise State Broncos. Arizona lost the game to Boise State, 38–30.

Previous season[edit]

The Arizona Wildcats finished the 2013 regular season with an (8–5, 4–5 Pac-12) record. They were invited to the 2013 AdvoCare V100 Bowl, where they faced the Boston College Eagles. The Wildcats defeated Boston College, 42-19.

Departures[edit]

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Notes
Javelle Allen 9 Quarterback 6'2" 223 RS Freshman Prosper, TX dismissed from team.
Eric Bender-Ramsay 69 Offensive Guard 6'6" 331 Senior Carson, CA Graduated.
Kylan Butler 2 Running Back 5'7" 187 Senior Antioch, CA Graduated.
Ka'Deem Carey 25 Running Back 5'10" 207 Junior Tucson, AZ Forwent Senior season to enter in the 2014 NFL Draft.[1]
Wayne Capers Jr. 12 Safety 6'1" 201 Sophomore Pittsburgh, PA left team due to injuries.
Brian Chacon 63 Long Snapper 6'3" 251 Senior Cypress, CA Graduated.
B.J. Denker 7 Quarterback 6'3" 184 Senior Torrance, CA Graduated.
Jake Fischer 33 Linebacker 6'0" 222 Senior Tucson, AZ Graduated.
Marquis Flowers 2 Linebacker 6'3" 229 Senior Phoenix, AZ Graduated.
Tevin Hood 98 Defensive Tackle 6'0" 302 Senior Chandler, AZ Graduated.
Nick Isham 14 Quarterback 5'10" 185 Junior Hidden Hills, CA Transferred.
Daniel Jenkins 3 Running Back 5'9" 195 Senior Moreno Valley, CA Graduated.
Terrence Miller 18 Receiver 6'4" 233 Senior Moreno Valley, CA Graduated.
Richard Morrison 8 Cornerback 5'11" 184 Senior Royse City, TX Graduated.
Chris Putton 62 Offensive Guard 6'4" 284 Senior Glendale, AZ Graduated.
Derrick Rainey 17 Cornerback 6'1" 185 Senior Houston, TX Graduated.
Shaquille Richardson 5 Cornerback 6'1" 188 Senior Carson, CA Graduated.
Justin Samuels 29 Cornerback 5'10" 171 Senior Camas, WA Graduated.
Jake Smith 86 Kicker 6'2" 201 Senior Philadelphia, PA Graduated.
Sione Tuihalamaka 91 Defensive End 6'2" 269 Senior Hawthorne, CA Graduated.
Justin Washington 43 Defensive End 6'2" 244 Senior Cypress, TX Graduated.
Shane Wilson 42 Cornerback 5'10" 171 Senior Woodland Hills, CA Graduated.

Before the season[edit]

Top returning players[edit]

Arrivals[edit]

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Notes
Jerrard Randall 8 Quarterback 6'1" 186 Junior (Junior College) Hollywood, FL transferred from Northeast Mississippi Community College. Randall also played at LSU along with Jordan Allen, before Junior College.
Jordan Allen 18 Defensive End 6'6" 254 Senior West Monroe, LA transfer from LSU. Previously played with Jerrard Randall at LSU. Will have eligibility to play in the 2014 season under NCAA transfer rules at Arizona.
Adonis Smith 26 Running Back 5'11 200 Senior Oakland, CA transfer from UNLV in last season and Northwestern in last two seasons, will able to play in the 2014 season.
Ethan Kerysling 34 Placekicker/Punter 6'8" 330 Senior Chapel Hill, N.C. transfer from Virginia Tech
Freddie Tagaloa 72 Offensive Lineman 6'8" 330 Junior (Transfer) Richmond, CA transfer from Cal. Will sit out 2014 season under NCAA transfer rules. Will have 2 years eligibility at Arizona.
Niko Kittrell 86 Defensive Lineman 6'1" 186 Sophomore Tucson, AZ transferred from San Jose State.
Blair Tushaus 87 Tight End 6'1" 186 Senior Scottsdale, AZ transferred from BYU.
Aiulua Fanene 98 Defensive Lineman 6'4 295 RS Sophomore Nu'uuli, AS rejoins the team after returning from his mission.

Spring football[edit]

On April 12, 2014, Arizona capped off its spring football camp with a scrimmage at Arizona Stadium which was open to the public.

2014 Arizona Wildcats Football Spring Game – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Navy Blue (Defense) 14 7 7 10 38
White (Offense) 7 21 21 8 57

at Arizona StadiumTucson, AZ

  • Date: April 12, 2014
  • Game time: 1:00 pm PST
  • Game weather: Temperature: • Wind: • Weather:
  • TV: Pac-12 Network
Game information

Recruiting class[edit]

Preseason awards watchlists[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 29 7:30 PM UNLV* Arizona StadiumTucson, AZ ESPN W 58–13   50,103
September 4 5:00 PM at UTSA* AlamodomeSan Antonio,TX FS1 W 26–23   33,472
September 13 8:04 PM Nevada* Arizona Stadium • Tucson, AZ P12N W 35–28   48,504
September 20 7:00 PM California Arizona Stadium • Tucson, AZ P12N W 49–45   45,595
October 2 7:30 PM at No. 2 Oregon Autzen StadiumEugene, OR ESPN W 31–24   56,032
October 11 7:30 PM USC No. 10 Arizona Stadium • Tucson, AZ ESPN2 L 26–28   56,754
October 25 3:00 PM at Washington State No. 15 Martin StadiumPullman, WA P12N W 59–37   32,952
November 1 7:30 PM at No. 25 UCLA No. 14 Rose BowlPasadena, CA ESPN L 7–17   80,246
November 8 6:00 PM Coloradodagger No. 21 Arizona Stadium • Tucson, AZ P12N W 38–20   50,177
November 15 1:30 PM Washington No. 17 Arizona Stadium • Tucson, AZ FOX W 27–26   47,757
November 22 1:30 PM at No. 20 Utah No. 15 Rice-Eccles StadiumSalt Lake City, UT ESPN W 42–10   45,824
November 28 1:30 PM No. 13 Arizona State No. 12 Arizona Stadium • Tucson, AZ (Territorial Cup) FOX W 42–35   56,083
December 5 7:00 PM vs. No. 3 Oregon No. 8 Levi's StadiumSanta Clara, CA (Pac-12 Championship Game) FOX L 13–51   45,618
December 31 2:00 PM vs. No. 21 Boise State* No. 12 University of Phoenix StadiumGlendale, AZ (Fiesta Bowl) ESPN L 30–38   66,896
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Mountain Standard Time.

Personnel[edit]

Roster[edit]

2014 Arizona Wildcats football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 1 Jones, CaylebCayleb Jones Redshirt.svg So
WR 2 Johnson, TyrellTyrell Johnson Fr
WR 4 Richards, DavidDavid Richards Redshirt.svg Jr
WR 5 Griffey, TreyTrey Griffey Redshirt.svg So
WR 6 Phillips, NateNate Phillips So
RB 7 Haden, JonathanJonathan Haden Fr
QB 8 Randall, JerrardJerrard Randall Redshirt.svg Jr
WR 9 DeBoskie, KaelinKaelin DeBoskie Fr
WR/KR 10 Grant, SamajieSamajie Grant So
QB 11 Brewer, ConnerConner Brewer Redshirt.svg So
QB 12 Solomon, AnuAnu Solomon (C) Redshirt.svg Fr
QB 13 Dawkins, BrandonBrandon Dawkins Fr
QB 14 Werlinger, ZachZach Werlinger Fr
QB 15 Scroggins, JesseJesse Scroggins Redshirt.svg Sr
TE 17 Kern, JoshJosh Kern Redshirt.svg So
WR/PR 19 Neal, DaVonte'DaVonte' Neal Redshirt.svg So
RB 21 Cruz, TyTy Cruz Fr
RB/KR 23 Baker, JaredJared Baker Redshirt.svg Jr
RB 24 Jones-Grigsby, TerrisTerris Jones-Grigsby (C) Redshirt.svg Sr
WR 25 Marciniak, SpencerSpencer Marciniak Fr
RB 26 Smith, AdonisAdonis Smith Redshirt.svg Sr
RB 28 Wilson, NickNick Wilson Fr
WR 29 Hill, AustinAustin Hill (C) Redshirt.svg Sr
WR/PR 30 Jackson, JohnnyJohnny Jackson Jr
WR 31 Aguirre, DariusDarius Aguirre Fr
RB 34 Green, ZachZach Green Redshirt.svg Fr
RB 35 Boyd, OmarOmar Boyd Fr
RB 36 Kalili, JocquezJocquez Kalili Fr
WR 39 Ellison, TonyTony Ellison Fr
TE 42 Oro, AlexiAlexi Oro Fr
RB 43 Huff, JonahJonah Huff Fr
OL 55 Walton, LeviLevi Walton Fr
OL 56 Gurrola, StevenSteven Gurrola (C) Sr
OL 58 Friekh, LaythLayth Friekh Fr
OL 61 Bundage, CaymanCayman Bundage Jr
OL 62 Fanene, AiuluaAiulua Fanene Redshirt.svg So
OL 64 Faafoi, FaiteleFaitele Faafoi Redshirt.svg Jr
OL 65 Hemmila, ZachZach Hemmila Redshirt.svg So
OL 66 Wood, CarterCarter Wood Redshirt.svg Jr
OL 67 de Beer, GerhardGerhard de Beer Redshirt.svg Fr
OL 68 Baucus, MickeyMickey Baucus (C) Redshirt.svg Sr
OL 69 Boettcher, ChristianChristian Boettcher Fr
OL 70 Gross, T.D.T.D. Gross Redshirt.svg So
OL 71 Poland, JordanJordan Poland Fr
OL 73 Ebbele, FabbiansFabbians Ebbele Redshirt.svg Sr
OL 75 Lawrence, KaigeKaige Lawrence Redshirt.svg Jr
OL 77 Maiava, LeneLene Maiava Redshirt.svg Jr
OL 78 Alsadek, JacobJacob Alsadek Redshirt.svg Fr
WR 84 Mendivil, AbrahamAbraham Mendivil Redshirt.svg Fr
WR 85 Pierre, DrakeDrake Pierre Redshirt.svg Fr
TE 86 Layton, HunterHunter Layton Redshirt.svg Fr
TE 87 Tushaus, BlairBlair Tushaus Redshirt.svg Sr
TE 88 Wood, TrevorTrevor Wood Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
S 1 Jones, TellasTellas Jones Redshirt.svg So
LB 2 Ware, MarquisMarquis Ware Fr
CB 3 Denson, CamCam Denson Fr
LB 4 Smothers, AntonioAntonio Smothers Jr
LB 5 Cobb, JamardreJamardre Cobb Fr
CB 6 McKnight, JonathanJonathan McKnight Redshirt.svg Sr
FS 7 Price, DavidDavid Price Redshirt.svg Fr
S 11 Parks, WilliamWilliam Parks Jr
S 12 Carr Jr., RodneyRodney Carr Jr. Fr
CB 13 Holiday, DevinDevin Holiday So
S 14 Sanders, YamenYamen Sanders Redshirt.svg So
CB 15 Mashack, KwesiKwesi Mashack Fr
CB 17 Woodard Jr, DemetricDemetric Woodard Jr Fr
S 20 Ermisch, TrevorTrevor Ermisch Sr
S 21 Bondurant, Tra'MayneTra'Mayne Bondurant Sr
FS 26 Grandon, JourdonJourdon Grandon Redshirt.svg Sr
FS 27 Allah, JamarJamar Allah Jr
S 28 Lopez, AnthonyAnthony Lopez Jr
CB 29 McCall Jr., JarvisJarvis McCall Jr. Redshirt.svg Fr
LB 30 Rutt, BrandonBrandon Rutt Fr
LB 32 Miller, DeAndre'DeAndre' Miller So
LB 33 Wright III, ScoobyScooby Wright III So
S 37 Hehr, CarterCarter Hehr Redshirt.svg Fr
S 38 Tevis, JaredJared Tevis Redshirt.svg Sr
CB 40 Murphy, BrendanBrendan Murphy Redshirt.svg Sr
LB 45 Turituri, DerrickDerrick Turituri So
S 46 Brady, BlakeBlake Brady (C) Redshirt.svg Sr
LB 47 Matthews, JakeJake Matthews So
LB 48 Marshall, ElijahElijah Marshall Fr
LB 49 Gregory, HadenHaden Gregory Redshirt.svg Jr
LB 51 Sweet, JasonJason Sweet Redshirt.svg So
LB 52 King, AlexAlex King Redshirt.svg So
LB 53 Jackson, Sir ThomasSir Thomas Jackson Redshirt.svg Jr
DL 55 Worthy, JeffJeff Worthy Jr
LB 57 Ippolito, CodyCody Ippolito Redshirt.svg So
LB 58 Taylor, TreTre Taylor Fr
LB 59 Hobson, HankHank Hobson (C) Sr
DL 60 Bruno, LucaLuca Bruno Redshirt.svg Fr
DL 84 Gilbert, ReggieReggie Gilbert Sr
LB 88 Morgan, R.J.R.J. Morgan Redshirt.svg Fr
DL 89 Long, HunterHunter Long Jr
DL 90 Pettinato, DanDan Pettinato (C) Redshirt.svg Sr
DL 92 Banda, JackJack Banda Redshirt.svg Fr
DL 93 Zellers, ParkerParker Zellers Redshirt.svg Fr
DL 94 Allen, CalvinCalvin Allen Redshirt.svg Fr
DL 96 Griffin, MarcusMarcus Griffin Fr
DL 97 Melvin, DwightDwight Melvin Redshirt.svg So
DL 99 Fuimaono, SaniSani Fuimaono So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K/P 9 Pollack, JoshJosh Pollack Fr
P 16 Glatting, JakeJake Glatting Fr
K/P 34 Keyserling, EthanEthan Keyserling Redshirt.svg Sr
P/H 39 Riggleman, DrewDrew Riggleman Jr
K 41 Skowron, CaseyCasey Skowron Jr
LS 50 Gorham, ChaseChase Gorham (C) Redshirt.svg Sr
LS 54 Romero, JoseJose Romero Redshirt.svg Jr
P 56 Reinhardt, NickNick Reinhardt Redshirt.svg Fr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Offense

  • Rod Smith – Co-Offensive Coordinator & Quarterbacks (3rd season)
  • Jim Michalczik – Running Game Coordinator & Offensive Line (2nd season)
  • Calvin MageeAssociate Head Coach, Co-Offensive Coordinator & Running Backs (3rd season)
  • Tony Dews – Associate Coach, Passing Game Coordinator & Wide Receivers (3rd season)
  • Charlie Ragle – Special Teams Coordinator & Tight Ends (3rd season)
  • Kylan ButlerOffensive Graduate Assistant (1st season)
  • Cory Zirbel – Offensive Graduate Assistant (3rd season)
  • Miguel Reveles – Offensive & Defensive Intern (2nd season)

Defense

  • Jeff CasteelDefensive Coordinator & Linebackers (3rd season)
  • Matt Caponi – Associate Coach & Safeties (3rd season)
  • Bill KirelawichAssociate Coach & Defensive Line (3rd season)
  • Vincent Amey – Assistant Strength & Conditioning (3rd season)
  • Brett Gerch – Assistant Strength & Conditioning (1st season)
  • Ovid Goulbourne – Assistant Strength & Conditioning (3rd season)
  • Chris Allen – Associate Athletic Director, Director of Strength & Conditioning (3rd season)
  • Miek DiAngelo – Defensive Graduate Assistant (2nd season)
  • Casey Vance – Defensive Graduate Assistant (1st season)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

2014 Arizona Wildcats roster Roster
Last update: 11:12, 22 November 2014 (UTC)

Depth chart[edit]

Source:[6]

On April 12, 2014, the Wildcats will play the White and Navy Blue game, the program's annual spring game. Arizona plays seven of twelve regular season games at home: two of three non-conference games and five of nine in Pac-12 play. For the second-straight year the Cats face neither Stanford nor Oregon State.

Game summaries[edit]

UNLV Rebels[edit]

UNLV Rebels at Arizona Wildcats – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
UNLV 0 6 7 0 13
Arizona 14 10 24 10 58

at Arizona StadiumTucson, AZ

  • Date: August 29, 2014
  • Game time: 7:30 PM MST
  • Game weather: Temperature: 93° F • Wind: 3mph N • Weather: Clear
  • Game attendance: 50,103
  • Referee: Referee: C. Castleberry • Umpire: K. Matthews; Linesman: T. Crowley • Linesman: • Line judge: F. LeBlanc • Back judge: J. Wetzel • Field judge: B. Bernard • Side judge: D. Cuschman
  • TV announcers (ESPN): Mark Neely (Play-by-play), Mike Bellotti (Color) & Dawn Davenport (Sideline)
  • [7]
Game information

at UTSA Roadrunners[edit]

Arizona Wildcats at UTSA Roadrunners – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Arizona 10 10 6 0 26
UTSA 7 9 0 7 23

at AlamodomeSan Antonio, TX

  • Date: September 4, 2014
  • Game time: 5:00 PM MST
  • Game weather: Temperature: 72° F • Wind: Indoors • Weather: Indoors
  • Game attendance: 33,472
  • Referee: Referee: Steve Barth • Umpire: Mike Stephens • Linesman: Jerry Harris • Line judge: Adam Savoie • Back judge: Tom Healy • Field judge: Victor Sanchez • Side judge: Maurice Pierre
  • TV announcers (FS1): Tim Brando (Play-by-play) & Joel Klatt (Color)
  • [9]
Game information

Nevada Wolfpack[edit]

Nevada Wolfpacks at Arizona Wildcats – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Nevada 3 10 8 7 28
Arizona 7 14 7 7 35

at Arizona Stadium • Tucson, AZ

  • Date: September 13, 2014
  • Game time: 8:00 PM MST
  • Game weather: Temperature: 84° F • Wind: 8mph NE • Weather: Partly Cloudy
  • Game attendance: 48,504
  • Referee: Referee: • Umpire: • Linesman: • Line judge: • Back judge: • Field judge: • Side judge:
  • TV announcers (P12N): Kevin Calabro (Play-by-play), Yogi Roth (Color) & Lewis Johnson (Sideline)
  • [10]
Game information

California Golden Bears[edit]

California Golden Bears at Arizona Wildcats – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
California 14 14 3 14 45
Arizona 0 6 7 36 49

at Arizona Stadium • Tucson, AZ

  • Date: September 20, 2014
  • Game time: 7:00 PM MST
  • Game weather: Temperature: 83° F • Wind: 6mph W • Weather: Partly Cloudy
  • Game attendance: 45,595
  • Referee: Referee: • Umpire: • Linesman: • Line judge: • Back judge: • Field judge: • Side judge:
  • TV announcers (P12N): Kevin Calabro (Play-by-play), Glenn Parker (Color) & Jill Savage (Sideline)
  • [11]
Game information

at #2 Oregon Ducks[edit]

Arizona Wildcats at #2 Oregon Ducks – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Arizona 3 0 21 7 31
#2 Oregon 0 7 7 10 24

at Autzen StadiumEugene, OR

  • Date: October 2, 2014
  • Game time: 7:30 PM MST
  • Game weather: Temperature: 65° F • Wind: 9mph N • Weather: Mostly Clear
  • Game attendance: 56,032
  • Referee: Referee: Chris Coyte • Umpire: • Linesman: • Line judge: • Back judge: • Field judge: • Side judge:
  • TV announcers (ESPN): Rece Davis (Play-by-play), Jesse Palmer (Color), David Pollack (Color) & Samantha Ponder (Sideline)
  • [12]
Game information

USC Trojans (Family Weekend)[edit]

USC Trojans at #10 Arizona Wildcats – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
USC 7 7 14 0 28
#10 Arizona 6 0 7 13 26

at Arizona Stadium • Tucson, AZ

  • Date: October 11, 2014
  • Game time: 7:30 PM MST
  • Game weather: Temperature: 78° F • Wind: 6mph NW • Weather: Clear
  • Game attendance: 56,754
  • Referee: Referee: • Umpire: • Linesman: • Line judge: • Back judge: • Field judge: • Side judge:
  • TV announcers (ESPN2): Dave Pasch (Play-by-play), Brian Griese (Color) & Tom Luginbill (Sideline)
  • [13]
Game information

at Washington State Cougars[edit]

#15 Arizona Wildcats at Washington State Cougars – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
#15 Arizona 24 7 21 7 59
Washington State 0 16 0 21 37

at Martin StadiumPullman, WA

  • Date: October 25, 2014
  • Game time: 3:00 PM MST
  • Game weather: Temperature: 65° F • Wind: 5-10mph SE • Weather: Mostly Clear
  • Game attendance: 32,952
  • Referee: Referee: • Umpire: • Linesman: • Line judge: • Back judge: • Field judge: • Side judge:
  • TV announcers (P12N): Ted Robinson (Play-by-play), Glenn Parker (Color) & Jill Savage (Sideline)
Game information

at #25 UCLA Bruins[edit]

#14 Arizona Wildcats at #25 UCLA Bruins – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
#14 Arizona 7 0 0 0 7
#25 UCLA 0 3 14 0 17

at Rose BowlPasadena, CA

  • Date: November 1, 2014
  • Game time: 7:30 PM MST
  • Game weather: Temperature: 55° F • Wind: 8mph SW • Weather: Partly Cloudy
  • Game attendance: 80,246
  • Referee: Referee: • Umpire: • Linesman: • Line judge: • Back judge: • Field judge: • Side judge:
  • TV announcers (ESPN): Mark Jones (Play-by-play), Rod Gilmore (Color) & Jessica Mendoza (Sideline)
Game information

Colorado Buffaloes (Homecoming game)[edit]

Colorado Buffaloes at #21 Arizona Wildcats – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Colorado 7 10 3 0 20
#21 Arizona 7 14 3 14 38

at Arizona Stadium • Tucson, AZ

  • Date: November 8, 2014
  • Game time: 6:00 PM MST
  • Game weather: Temperature: 75° F • Wind: 7mph NE • Weather: Clear
  • Game attendance: 50,177
  • Referee: Referee: • Umpire: • Linesman: • Line judge: • Back judge: • Field judge: • Side judge:
  • TV announcers (P12N): Kevin Calabro (Play-by-play), Glenn Parker (Color) & Jill Savage (Sideline)
  • [14]
Game information

Washington Huskies[edit]

Washington Huskies at #17 Arizona Wildcats – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Washington 7 10 9 0 26
#17 Arizona 7 14 0 6 27

at Arizona Stadium • Tucson, AZ

  • Date: November 15, 2014
  • Game time: 1:30 PM MST
  • Game weather: Temperature: 70° F • Wind: 6mph NW • Weather: Clear
  • Game attendance: 47,757
  • Referee: Referee: • Umpire: • Linesman: • Line judge: • Back judge: • Field judge: • Side judge:
  • TV announcers (FOX): Gus Johnson (Play-by-play), Charles Davis (Color) & Molly McGrath (Sideline)
  • [15]
Game information

at #20 Utah Utes[edit]

#15 Arizona Wildcats at #20 Utah Utes– Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
#15 Arizona 7 14 0 21 42
#20 Utah 0 7 3 0 10

at Rice-Eccles StadiumSalt Lake City, UT

  • Date: November 22, 2014
  • Game time: 1:30 PM MST
  • Game weather: Temperature: 47° F • Wind: 6mph SW • Weather: Rain
  • Game attendance: 45,824
  • Referee: Referee: • Umpire: • Linesman: • Line judge: • Back judge: • Field judge: • Side judge:
  • TV announcers (ESPN): Mark Jones (Play-by-play), Rod Gilmore (Color) & Jessica Mendoza (Sideline)
  • [16]
Game information

#13 Arizona State Sun Devils (Territorial Cup)/(Senior night)[edit]

Arizona State Sun Devils at Arizona Wildcats – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
#13 Arizona State 7 14 0 14 35
#12 Arizona 14 7 14 7 42

at Arizona Stadium • Tucson, AZ

  • Date: November 28, 2014
  • Game time: 1:30 PM MST
  • Game weather: Temperature: • Wind: • Weather:
  • Game attendance:  
  • Referee: Referee: • Umpire: • Linesman: • Line judge: • Back judge: • Field judge: • Side judge:
  • TV announcers (FOX): Tim Brando (Play-by-play), Joel Klatt (Color) & Jenny Taft (Sideline)
  • [17]
Game information

#3 Oregon Ducks (Pac-12 Championship Game)[edit]

2014 Pac–12 Championship Game – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
#8 Arizona 0 0 7 6 13
#3 Oregon 6 17 21 7 51

at Levi's StadiumSanta Clara, CA

  • Date: December 5, 2014
  • Game time: 7:00 PM MST
  • Game weather: Temperature: TBA • Wind: mph • Weather:
  • Referee: Referee: • Umpire: • Linesman: • Line judge: • Back judge: • Field judge: • Side judge:
  • TV announcers (FOX): Tim Brando (Play-by-play), Joel Klatt (Color) & Jenny Taft (Sideline)
Game information

#21 Boise State Broncos (2014 Fiesta Bowl)[edit]

#21 Boise State vs #12 Arizona – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
#21 Boise State 21 10 7 0 38
#12 Arizona 7 10 10 3 30

at University of Phoenix StadiumGlendale, AZ

  • Date: December 31, 2014
  • Game time: 2:00 PM MST
  • Game weather: Played indoors (retractable roof closed)
  • Game attendance: 66,896
  • Referee: Referee: • Umpire: • Linesman: • Line judge: • Back judge: • Field judge: • Side judge:
  • TV announcers (ESPN): Sean McDonough (Play-by-play), Chris Spielman (Color) & Todd McShay (Sideline)
Game information

Statistics[edit]

Team[edit]

Offense[edit]

Defense[edit]

Special teams[edit]

[18]

Scores by quarter (all opponents)[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Non-conference opponents 10 25 7 7 49
Arizona 31 34 37 17 119

Scores by quarter (Pac-12 opponents)[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Pac-12 opponents 46 105 74 59 284
Arizona 75 62 70 117 324

Rankings[edit]

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Final 
AP RV RV RV RV RV RV 10 16 15 14 21 17 15 12 8 12 19 
Coaches RV RV RV RV RV RV 13 17 15 15 21 18 13 12 8 11 17 
CFP Not released 12 19 14 15 11 7 10 Not released

Postseason[edit]

Awards[edit]

Pac-12 Conference Awards[edit]

  • Defensive Player of the Year
Scooby Wright III
  • Coach of the Year
Rich Rodriguez

Reference:[19]

Team Awards[edit]

Reference:[20]

All-American Teams[edit]

All-Americans[edit]

Scooby Wright III

  • SI.com 2014 Midseason All-American Team
  • 2014 College Football All American (Associated Press (AP), Football Writers Association of America (FWAA), American Football Coaches Association (AFCA), Walter Camp Foundation (WCFF), The Sporting News (TSN), Sports Illustrated (SI), USA Today (USAT) ESPN, CBS Sports (CBS), College Football News (CFN), Scout.com, and Yahoo! Sports (Yahoo!))

Pac-12 All-Conference Team[edit]

The Wildcats saw 10 of its players honored as members of the 2014 Pac-12 All-Conference team. The first team had one such honoree, while the second team had two. Seven other Cats would land Honorable Mention status.

  • First Team
Scooby Wright III, LB, So.
  • Second Team
Steven Gurrola, OL, Sr.
Drew Riggleman, P, Jr.
  • Honorable Mention
Austin Hill, WR, Sr.
Cayleb Jones, WR, So.
Jonathan McKnight, CB, Sr.
Dan Pettinato, DE, Sr.
Anu Solomon, QB, Fr.
Jared Tevis, S, Sr.
Nick Wilson, RB, Fr.

All-Academic Teams[edit]

NCAA Academic All-Americans[edit]

Pac-12 Conference All-Academic Players[edit]

The Wildcats had six players selected to the Pac-12 Conference All-Academic Team. One player garnered first team honors, while two players landed on the second team, the Wildcats had 3 players granted honorable mention. In order to be eligible for the academic team a player must maintain a minimum 3.0 overall grade-point average and play in at least 50 percent of their team's games.

  • First Team
Jared Tevis, S, Sr., 3.28 GPA
  • Second Team
Jared Baker, RB, Jr., 3.30 GPA
Jake Matthews, LB, So., 3.55 GPA
  • Honorable Mention
Calvin Allen, DE, Fr., 3.23 GPA
Abraham Mendivil, WR, Fr., 3.29 GPA
Casey Skowron, PK, Jr., 3.37 GPA

Reference:[21]

Records Broken[edit]

Player of the Week[edit]

Anu Solomon

  • 2x Coaches Offensive Player of the Week
  • Manning Award of the Week, Sept. 2nd
  • Athlon Sports' National Freshman of the Week
  • Davey O'Brien QB of the Week, Sept. 23rd
  • Athlon Sports' Pac12 Player of the Week
  • Manning Award Star of the Week
  • Vegas Seven- Las Vegas Bowl Pac-12 Player of the Week, Sept. 24th
  • Maxwell Award Watchlist
  • Hard Edge Player of the Week

Cayleb Jones

  • Pac-12 Player of the Week, Sept. 22nd
  • Coaches Offensive Player of the Week
  • Co-CFPA Wide Receivers of the Week
  • Earl Campbell Award Week 4 Honorable mention
  • Biletnikoff Award Watch List

Terris Jones-Grigsby

  • Coaches Offensive Player of the Week

Austin Hill

  • Co-CFPA Wide Receivers of the Week

Samajie Grant

  • Coaches Offensive Player of the Week

Nate Phillips

  • Hard Edge Player of the Week

Nick Wilson

  • 4x Coaches Offensive Player of the Week
  • Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week

Steven Gurrola

  • Coaches Co-Hard Edge Player of the Week

Parker Zellers

  • Coaches Co-Hard Edge Player of the Week

Dan Pettinato

  • Coaches Defensive Player of the Week

Jared Tevis

  • 2x Coaches Defensive Player of the Week
  • 2x Hard Edge Player of the Week

Scooby Wright III

  • 3x Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week
  • 5x Coaches Defensive Player of the Week
  • Hard Edge Player of the Week
  • Athlon Sports' National Defensive Player of the Week
  • National Defensive Performer of the Week
  • National Linebacker of the Week
  • 2x Walter Camp National Defensive Player of the Week
  • Bednarik Award watcthlist

Davonte' Neal

  • Coaches Special Teams Player of the Week

Tyrell Johnson

  • Coaches Special Teams Player of the Week

Jourdon Grandon

  • Coaches Defensive Player of the Week

Drew Riggleman

  • 2x Coaches Special Teams Player of the Week
  • Pac-12 Special Teams Player of the Week

Casey Skowron

  • 3x Coaches Special Teams Player of the Week
  • Lou Groza Award Stars of the Week
  • National Specialist of the Week by CFPA, Sept. 8th

Notes[edit]

  • February 5, 2014 – National Signing Day, first day when high school students can sign a NLI with Arizona.
  • November 11, 2014 – All American WR Nate Phillips is done for remainder of the season with broken foot injury.

Media Affiliates[edit]

Radio[edit]

TV[edit]

References[edit]

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