October 7, 2007

Wildcats searching for answers

The one thing that Arizona fans never want to feel is complacency. Whether it is being complacent with the overall result of the performance of players, Arizona fans are always going to expect the absolute best, for better or for worse. That is just one of the reasons why the loss to Oregon State is so disappointing in numerous aspects.

Sure there were some good aspects to the game, but who cares? The fact is that nothing good enough happened for Arizona to win the game. Whether fans put the blame on the coaches, players, or the other team simply being better, the fact remains that football is a team effort.

Yes, Willie Tuitama did not play a good football game. However, what would have happened if Anthony Johnson would have made the catch that led to an interception in the first quarter? The assumption is that, at the very least, Oregon State would have had a bit less momentum and Arizona a little less shell shocked.

Arizona obviously has problems in the first quarter and while we can pick away at those problems as much as we want to, finding the answer to those difficulties will be difficult in itself.

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