The Wildcast, Episode 218: Arizona's midseason awards as the Wildcats turn to USC, brutal second-half schedule

Arizona is at the halfway mark of the 2019 season so Justin Spears, Michael Lev and Ryan Finley have midseason awards for the Wildcats. The categories include offensive, defensive and special teams MVP, top newcomer, top moment, best uniform combo and potential second-half standouts. Plus, the podcast takes a look at this week's slate of Pac-12 football and preview what to expect from Los Angeles when the Wildcats face USC.

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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.