Arizona Wildcats football: Gameday Eve links

2013-08-29T11:00:00Z Arizona Wildcats football: Gameday Eve linksDaniel Berk Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
August 29, 2013 11:00 am  • 

It's almost gameday.

In 32 hours (give or take) the Arizona Wildcats will open their 2013 season after months of practices and talk. We'll roll out a ton of coverage on the site tomorrow morning and even another blog later today.

But first, a few links worth checking out.

First, Gizmodo ranked the 17 worst uniforms in college football today. The UA didn't do well, ranking No. 13. Personally, this list makes me scratch my head a little bit. Oregon is ranked No. 17 and I would have put the Ducks in my top ten for college threads. 

Either way, Gizmodo had this to say about the UA's uniforms: "The Ombré effect. Great on hair, not so much on football uniforms."

Something the UA had a little more luck on was the Wall Street Journal's very cool graphic called "The Grid of Shame." It ranks all 125 major college programs based on several different factors. It's worth checking out. 

Sports Illustrated put together its list of the 40 best NFL prospects in college football right now. Surprisingly, UA running back Ka'Deem Carey didn't make the cut. ASU's Will Sutton comes in high at No. 11.

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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.

Contact Daniel at or by calling 573-4330. Follow him on Twitter @DSBerk.

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