UA football: Rodriguez, stingy with compliments, praises Capers

2013-04-08T22:00:00Z UA football: Rodriguez, stingy with compliments, praises CapersDaniel Berk Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
April 08, 2013 10:00 pm  • 

Rich Rodriguez — likely on purpose — hasn’t been heavy on the compliments this spring. Whether it’s talking about his team’s needs to get in better shape or execute the fundamentals better, Rodriguez has generally been tough on his squad over the past month.

But every once in a while, the second-year coach praises one of his players.

Safety Wayne Capers Jr. earned that honor last week. As the coach talked about Capers after a practice, he finished with some big-time kudos and ultimately what every player wants when they pick a college.

“As he grows into his role, I think he can have a very good career here,” Rodriguez said. “He’s a good athlete and he has some experience so I’m expecting him to improve quite a bit.”

ⷾRead more in Tuesday's Arizona Daily Star.

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