The Wildcast, Episode 237: Is Paul Rhoads the right guy as Arizona's defensive coordinator?

The Arizona Wildcats announced former Iowa State head coach and UCLA defensive backs coach Paul Rhoads as the next defensive coordinator. The Star's Justin Spears and Michael Lev analyze the hire and what it means for Arizona's defense. Plus, Lev and Spears provide who they believe could be the best prospect for the Wildcats' 2020 recruiting class.

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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.