Patriots’ Rob Gronkowski is Arizona football’s top Catby Christopher C. Wuensch on Oct. 19, 2011, under Bear Down...and Blog
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Current and former University of Arizona athletes are always making news and not always in traditional mediums. We scoured the Internet and found Wildcats online by visiting these lynx
The NFL season is six-weeks deep and the race for the Ex-Wildcat Offensive MVP Award — an honor we made up solely for his post — is heating up.
Of the dozen Arizona alums in the NFL only three of them are skill players — and only two of them have scored a touchdown.
Tight end Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots has the clear advantage over Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Mike Thomas in touchdowns, but their numbers are close in other stat columns.
CATCHES - YARDS – AVG – TD’S – YAHOO! FANTASY % OWNED
ROB GRONKOWSKI 29 401 13.8 5 96%
MIKE THOMAS 27 301 11.1 1 63%
Heartbreaking news gripped Wildcat Nation this weekend with the passing of Lisa Williams, mother of Arizona basketball’s Kevin Parrom.
TWEETED PARROM SUNDAY NIGHT:
“I Love You Momma! You Dont Have To Deal With No More Pain And Now You Can Watch Ya Baby Boy Make You Proud From Up Above. Love You Ma ! RIP”
Our thoughts and prayers go out to him and his family.
“Was working out against Ron Artest today.. That dude is so strong.
- Minnesota Timberwolves No. 1 pick and former Wildcat Derrick Williams
“Job interview today! Wish me luck!”
- Break a leg, former Wildcat Ricky Elmore, who was cut by the Green Bay Packers after training camp this summer
“So close to gettin back on the mound… Arm feels amazing!”
-Arizona pitcher Nick Cunningham
“Sportsmanship my behind! You have guys who are trying to kill each other for 60 mins. No need to shake hands. A fake gesture!”
“If I were a coach, I’m aiming to beat you 100 to 0. If you beat me 100 to 0, I need to step my game up.”
- Former Harlem Globetrotter and Wildcat Eugene Edgerson
“Ya boy rockin the fro around campus this morning #DontBeAlarmed”
-Arizona WR Garic Wharton stylin’, but there can be only one haido master on the UA Campus
“Another glorious day in the weight room. I love how the sweat feels rolling off my brand new bald head.”
- Wait…what? No more signature afro Eugene Edgerson?
“Somebody just texted me good morning. Number is stored in my phone w/ name but I don’t remember who it is. Do I just say goodmorning? Lol”
-Arizona shooting guard Jordin Mayes
“There’s 11 people on my facebook that have birthdays today and I don’t know a single one of them, I have way too many friends on that thing”
- There “are” 11 people on your Facebook…former Arizona hoops walk-on David Bagga and author of the book “The Walk-On”
“We need everyone at AZ Stadium Thursday night supporting our seniors and the team. #BearDown”
- Arizona Athletic Director Greg Byrne imploring Wildcat Nation to attend interim head coach Tim Kish’s debut against UCLA
“No matter how many times I walk by the stadium I still get mad about this big ass screen”
- Former Wildcat wide receiver Terrell Turner
“busy week…CANT WAIT to play Cal and Stanford at home!! time to shock the world cats!”
-Arizona volleyball outside hitter Courtney Karst
“Spending some time with Billie Jean King. Talking about Women’s sports…great insight from one of the biggest advocates.”
- Golf’s greatest Annika Sorenstam hanging out with tennis’ greatest
The firing of Arizona football coach Mike Stoops also spells the end of the Facebook page “Fire Mike Stoops.” Surprisingly, none of the page’s 125 followers reacted to Stoops’ dismissal. The last post came from Miles Burris, who advocated firing Wildcat Athletic Director Greg Byrne.
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- Knock, Knock…
- Kyle Fogg and Robert Arvizu of the University of Arizona men’s varsity basketball team…
Kyle Fogg and Robert Arvizu of the University of Arizona men’s varsity basketball team who?
- Just open the door, please
The Arizona mens’ and womens’ basketball teams continued their annual tradition this week by hand-delivering tickets to Arizona season-ticket holders.