After missing the first two days of fall practice because of a concussion, QB Jesse Scroggins takes some snaps from center. Scroggins said he is happy to be on the field and competing with the other quarterbacks.
If there's one thing that's been learned in Rich Rodriguez's second fall camp with the Arizona Wildcats, it's that his feelings on certain positions and players can change in a hurry.
Arizona Wildcats freshman Khari McGee, pitching the ball during Saturday's first practice of fall camp, is one of five Wildcats vying for time at quarterback.
Senior B.J. Denker is the front-runner in the UA's quarterback competition. The lefty threw for 259 yards as the Wildcats' backup last season.
There's a common misconception when it comes to Rich Rodriguez and quarterbacks.
Quarterback Jesse Scroggins, a USC transfer, has a shot to be the starter when Arizona opens its season against NAU on Aug. 30.
Wildcats receiver Garic Wharton is expected to see an increase in playing time after catching 19 passes for 264 yards in 2012.
Offensive linemen Jacob Arzouman, left, and Beau Boyster, right, will battle with Steven Gurrola to be the team's starting center this season.
Who knows how long it will last, but when the Arizona Wildcats take the field tonight at 6:30 for their first practice of fall camp, they will be on coach Rich Rodriguez's good side.
Arizona quarterback B.J. Denker, a senior from Torrance, Calif., got nearly all of the snaps with the first-team offense during spring drills.
In a perfect world, Rich Rodriguez would at least have an idea who his starting quarterback was going to be for his team's season opener later this month.
Questions swirl about controversial running back Ka'Deem Carey, top; whether Jesse Scroggins will challenge B.J. Denker for the quarterback job; and whether Jeff Casteel's defense will be better than last year.
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B.J. Denker can be considered the leader in the clubhouse in the competition for Arizona's starting quarterback. But the competition has a long way to go.
The Arizona Wildcats have one practice and one scrimmage left this spring.
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