With months until the start of the 2020 Arizona Football season, Draft Kings projects the Wildcats to be one of the worst in the Pac-12.
It’s been a long off-season for the Arizona Football team thus far, and with Spring Ball cancelled due to the Corona Virus, it’s going to be an agonizing few months, especially as we await to see what kind of team we have in 2020.
Heading into year three under Kevin Sumlin, and things certainly don’t look too optimistic, as the team has gone just a combined 9-15 in the first two seasons.
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To make matters worse, Arizona has had to completely re-tool their defense, bringing in an entirely new defensive staff, so there are growing pains this year to be expected.
Coming in, this Spring was an especially important one, as the Wildcats could use that valuable time to implement the defense, learn schemes, terminology, etc.
However, with the break in sports, it’s going to shorten their time to get prepared significantly, and that could spell disaster for a team who’s looking to get things turned around quickly.
The good thing for this group, is that the Wildcats have some of the most returners in college football coming back for the 2020 season. Additionally, Grant Gunnell will become the presumptive starter at quarterback, who was specifically recruited to fit this offense.
Unfortunately, that’s not enough. According to Draft Kings, they projected the win totals for all the teams in the Pac-12. Coming in at No. 10 on their list is Arizona, who is projected to win just five games.
Sure, that’s an improvement from 2019, however, the expectation is for Sumlin and Co. to win now, or else he could possibly be facing termination.
With Arizona’s schedule, getting to six wins looks somewhat feasible, but it’s not going to be easy. The Cats need to be ready to deliver!
At Zona Zealots, we’re hoping Arizona can turn it around and prove their doubters wrong! As always, Bear Down, Arizona!