The Wildcast, Episode 203: On Jamarye Joiner's transition, Mama's mac and cheese, and in-state 'cruitin

Michael Lev and Justin Spears record from Frog & Firkin for another episode covering UA football. Linebacker Jalen Harris packed on 20 pounds heading into the 2019 season. The secret? Lifting weights and consuming lots and lots of his mother's mac and cheese. What will Harris provide on defense for the Wildcats this season? Plus, can Tucsonan and former quarterback Jamarye Joiner find himself in the UA's starting wide receiver rotation?

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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.