Arizona Wildcats football: Offseason motto right to the point

2013-02-26T20:00:00Z Arizona Wildcats football: Offseason motto right to the pointDaniel Berk Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
February 26, 2013 8:00 pm  • 

It’s not the most polished phrase, but the motto for the Arizona Wildcats football team this offseason certainly gets your attention.

“Shut up and work.”

The Wildcats’ strength and conditioning staff plastered the saying on backs of T-shirts after the 2012 season, and it’s what coach Rich Rodriguez wants his 2013 squad to hang its hat on.

“It’s perfect in its simplicity,” Rodriguez said Tuesday. “That’s what we want our guys to do.”

Rodriguez said he’s been pleased with the work so far. He’ll get an even larger sample size starting Saturday.

The Wildcats will open their 2013 spring drills at 9 a.m., and Rodriguez wants his team to show up, shut up and work.

 

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Pac-12 South football standings

  Conference Overall
Team W L T PCT W L T PCT
ASU 6 2 0 0.750 9 2 0 0.818
USC 6 2 0 0.750 7 3 0 0.700
Arizona 6 2 0 0.750 9 2 0 0.818
UCLA 5 2 0 0.714 8 2 0 0.800
Utah 4 4 0 0.500 7 4 0 0.636
Colorado 0 8 0 0.000 2 9 0 0.182

Pac-12 North football standings

  Conference Overall
Team W L T PCT W L T PCT
Oregon 7 1 0 0.875 10 1 0 0.909
Stanford 4 4 0 0.500 6 5 0 0.545
Cal 3 6 0 0.333 5 6 0 0.455
Oregon State 2 5 0 0.286 5 5 0 0.500
Washington 2 5 0 0.286 6 5 0 0.545
Washington State 2 6 0 0.250 3 8 0 0.273
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