The least you should know about the 2011 Wildcats. Part of Pac-12 Week.
• Juron: Emo? For the past couple months, Wildcat fans been consumed by the drama surrounding receiver Juron Criner, his mysterious sabbatical from the football program and whether he'll actually play this fall. Coach Mike Stoops assuaged fears that the Wildcats would be without the Pac-10's leading receiver by giving a vague account of Criner dealing with his mother's undisclosed illness and said the senior would be in camp.
The loss of Criner would have been tough for the Wildcats, but one they could have handled. Arizona's passing game is probably one of the best in school history especially with the return of quarterback Nick Foles and the addition of Texas transfer Dan Buckner. Keeping Criner in the mix just makes the Wildcats that much more dangerous.
Even when Criner returns, though, you have to wonder: Where his head will be? Obviously, his mother's illness was enough to take him away from school for aRead More »from Debriefing: If all else fails, Arizona’s still airing it out