This is a new feature here at Desert Swarm featuring Wildcat news from around the interwebs. Check back every day for all the Wildcat news we can round up before our morning coffee kicks in.
First-year players reported to the McKale Center Tuesday to receive their football gear. And for the first time since Mackovic's Reign of Putridity ended, these players have hopes of using said gear well into December, or (gasp) January. Well, maybe not January yet. [Arizona Daily Star]
Wildcat Sports Report breaks down the special teams for the Cats this season. Keenyn Crier is back; Alex Zendejas' uncle once kicked for the Cats (pedigree matters apparently); and Bug Wright and Keola Antolin should make headhunters dizzy returning kickoffs and punts. [Wildcat Sports Report]
Potential Wildcat field general, Matt Scott, got some fresh ink this off-season. Scott's new tatto adorning his right arm, M-A-R-S, are his initials. Or he is just really into astronomy. Also, Stoops and Co. have already signed eight players to the class of 2010, including five offensive lineman. One of the offensive lineman is 6'8''. Here's betting 6'0'' quarterback recruit Richard Morrison has some trouble finding a passing lane over that guy. [Recruiting Roundup | Arizona Daily Star]