Newcomers will spend June learning under program's unsung heroes.
An estimated 5,000 fans got a glimpse of the Wildcats - and the improvements to Arizona Stadium - during Saturday night's open practice.
Arizona running back and Heisman hopeful Ka'Deem Carey signs the red dress of 7-month-old Ariella Brown as dad Steven Brown holds her. Fans got a chance to meet the Wildcats after Saturday's open practice - in which the defense rallied to beat the offense 52-49.
Quarterback Jesse Scroggins uncorks a pass in front of fellow signal-callers Connor Brewer (left) and Nick Isham. Scroggins ran with the second unit for much of Saturday.
Arizona head coach Rich Rodriguez signs the shirt of Monica Escandon while daughter Brittany Escandon, left, looks on.
One night before Saturday's open practice at Arizona Stadium, the Wildcats hosted a talent show at the Westin La Paloma in a team-only event. Senior quarterback B.J. Denker found himself to be the butt of a lot of jokes and skits.
The Arizona Wildcats took the field on Saturday at the newly renovated Arizona Stadium to practice in front of thousands of fans. After, players signed autographs and put smiles on lots of faces.
Arizona athletic director Greg Byrne arrived at the UA's new Lowell-Stevens Football Facility on Thursday afternoon in a blue shirt and red tie, ready to show off the department's new shining star.
The locker room for the UA in the new 189,000-square-foot Lowell-Stevens Football Facility is brightly lit with plenty of space and televisions.
The Wildcats will have first-class seating in the meeting room of the five-story building that cost $74 million to build.
The new facility has a massive weight room with all new equipment, including a state-of-the-art anti-gravity treadmill called the AlterG that allows players to rehab from knee injuries easier.
Peter Solares of Mortenson Construction spruces up the Lowell-Stevens Football Facility. Since Saturday's open house, six players have committed to UA.
A young fan runs to find a seat Saturday at the new Lowell-Stevens addition at Arizona Stadium. Soon, every Pac-12 team will have a similar facility.
Under another Tucson summer sun, under another coaching staff, the final days of July would've been a fiasco for Arizona's football program.