Arizona Wildcats football: A couple of pre-practice news and notes from day 19 of fall camp

2013-08-21T16:05:00Z 2013-08-21T17:11:11Z Arizona Wildcats football: A couple of pre-practice news and notes from day 19 of fall campDaniel Berk Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
August 21, 2013 4:05 pm  • 

Rich Rodriguez and the Arizona Wildcats will practice tonight at 6 p.m. Before that, a couple of minor pieces of news to pass along.

• The Wildcats added safety Tyler Turituri to their roster today. Turituri played the 2011 season with Portland State and then sat out last year.

He’s the older brother of freshman linebacker Derrick Turituri. Tyler is a non-scholarship player and is eligible to play this season.

He's a sophomore and is listed at 6-2, 224. He played cornerback for Portland State, but will be a safety for the UA.

• Also added to the roster today was safety Tyler Grammar, a former Ironwood Ridge High School product. Grammar was with the UA in the spring, but not at the start of fall camp. His name is back on the roster. He played last season at Pima Community College and is a sophomore. He's a non-scholarship player.

• Rodriguez awarded scholarships to receiver Trevor Ermisch and running back Terris Jones today. Both are juniors.

Ermisch has been getting a decent amount of reps with the first and second groups on offense and had a nice 40-yard grab on Saturday at the team's open practice at Arizona Stadium.

• The UA released its latest video earlier today. It gives a neat look at the team's digs the night before the game at their hotel. It's hosted by seniors Terrence Miller, Marquis Flowers and Tevin Hood. A link to the video is included in this post.

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Daniel Berk began covering UA football in 2013 after spending two-plus years as the Star's high school sports coordinator. Previously, he served as the sports editor and NAU beat writer for the Arizona Daily Sun in Flagstaff for three years.

A University of Kansas graduate and St. Louis native, Berk is still getting used to 350 days of sunshine, the relentless "dry heat" of the summer and the fact that Tucson doesn't have a real hockey rink.

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