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These Arizona players stood out vs. San Diego State, according to Pro Football Focus

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Tayvian Cunningham
Photo by Simon Asher/Arizona Athletics

Now that the Arizona-San Diego State game is over and done with, the analysts at Pro Football Focus have had the chance to break it down play by play and grade each player’s performance.

You can learn how that process works here. In the meantime, here’s a brief look at which Arizona players stood out, for good and bad, in the 38-14 loss.

Arizona’s highest-graded offensive players (minimum 30 snaps)

  • WR Tayvian Cunningham — 70.9
  • QB Gunner Cruz — 69.1
  • C Josh McCauley — 67.9
  • RT Paiton Fears — 67.8
  • WR Stanley Berryhill III — 63.5

Starters who graded low: WR Brian Casteel (55.7), TE Bryce Wolma (44.8),

As a team, Arizona graded well in passing (68.4) but poorly in pass blocking (54.5) and receiving (58.2).

Arizona’s highest-graded defensive players (minimum 30 snaps)

  • DL JB Brown, DL — 69.5
  • LB Kenny Hebert— 68.3
  • CB Treydan Stukes — 67.4
  • CB Christian Roland-Wallace — 66.8
  • LB Treshaun Hayward — 64.2

Starters who graded low: S Gunner Maldonado (54.5), S Christian Young (45.9), CB Isaiah Rutherford (45.6), S Jaxen Turner (32.0)

As a team, Arizona graded extremely poorly in coverage (49.5) and tackling (41.2)

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