The Wildcast, Episode 222: What's next for the Arizona Wildcats after firing DC Marcel Yates?

Arizona fired defensive coordinator Marcel Yates and linebackers coach John Rushing following the Wildcats' 41-31 loss to the Cardinal. Kevin Sumlin held a news conference Monday to explain his decision and what the next steps are for the Wildcats with UA legend Chuck Cecil as the defensive coordinator and Hank Hobson as the linebackers coach. Justin Spears, Michael Lev and Alec White have a roundtable discussion about the current state of UA football.

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Justin writes stories and produces digital content about UA football and basketball and high school football. A Tucson native, Justin graduated from the UA in 2017 and is the host of the Wildcast Podcast and a radio host on ESPN Tucson.


Michael is an award-winning journalist who has been covering sports professionally since the early '90s. He started at the Star in 2015 after spending 15 years at The Orange County Register. Michael is a graduate of Northwestern University.