January 23, 2007

UA needs wide receivers to step up

Heading into spring practice the Arizona Wildcats return most starters throughout the team, however the wide receiver position is still one of great concern. Although Arizona only loses one starter in 1st Team All Pac-10 performer Syndric Steptoe, he was extremely important to the team and will be tough to replace.

To add to the unit's question marks, the new spread offense will require at least five players capable of making plays at the receiver position. Last season only two returning players in Mike Thomas and Anthony Johnson made any sort of impact and therefore three more guys must be willing and able to step up.

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