August 3, 2006

Arizona has options at wide receiver

One problem that Arizona has had in years' past was the fact that the wide receivers were simply too inconsistent. With this past year's recruiting class, however, the Arizona coaching staff has made sure to bring in more than enough weapons for Willie Tuitama.

In order to look at the wide receivers for this upcoming season, one must first take a look at what we already know. There seems to be two locks along with a wideout who should have a big year when it comes to receivers and they are three names that Arizona fans and opposing coaches are familiar with.

The first given at receiver is Mike Thomas.Thomas burst onto the conference scene his freshman year with 771 yards and five touchdowns. Most fans that are familiar with Thomas fully expect him to have an even better season and most likely reach the 1,000 yard mark.

This could be the season where Thomas gets the national attention that he deserves. He proved to be Tuitama's main weapon and a guy that can get break away from opposing defenses at any time.

Most of Thomas' yards came with Tuitama at the quarterback and now that they have had an off-season to work together, there is no reason why Thomas can't be a dominant receiver.

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