Tra’Mayne Bondurant made a “business decision” this week — and it was a really important one.
When Rich Rodriguez puts together a coaching staff, he likes to have a little bit of everything. He wants a few bad cops and a few good ones.
Following his team’s 35-0 win over NAU on Friday night, Arizona Wildcats safety Tra’Mayne Bondurant took off his helmet and led the marching band in a postgame rendition of “Bear Down, Arizona.”
UA ranked 10th in interceptions in the Pac-12 last season, so safety Tra'Mayne Bondurant and the UA secondary know they must step it up this year.
Canyon del Oro High grad Jared Tevis, a safety for the Wildcats, knows the secondary needs to help create more interceptions. "We've gotten a few turnovers early (in camp), which is what we're trying to do right now."
Sometimes numbers tell the whole story, sometimes they don't.
Jared Tevis and Tra'Mayne Bondurant aren't seniors.
Arizona will count on junior Jared Tevis for leadership and experience in the safety position group.
Tra'Mayne Bondurant is among the most experienced safeties, and he is just a junior. Even the new safeties coach is only 30 years old.
Jared Tevis and Tra’Mayne Bondurant aren’t seniors.
Arizona safety Tra'Mayne Bondurant found he liked the new defensive system coach Rich Rodriguez installed, which allowed him to become a playmaker.
When Rich Rodriguez was hired at Arizona, safety Tra'Mayne Bondurant kept asking himself two questions.
When Tra’Mayne Bondurant cracked the Arizona Wildcats’ starting lineup in 2011, he was a rarity: a true freshman who worked hard and caught a break.
Rich Rodriguez spent Tuesday doing television interviews inside an amphitheater on a movie lot. To his credit, the Arizona Wildcats' first-year head coach didn't flub a single line.
Tra'Mayne Bondurant is, in football terms, the ultimate "tweener" - too small to play linebacker but too physical to waste at a finesse position like cornerback.