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3 ARIZONA
Ivan Maisel
August 16, 1999
An old recipe—overachieving with homegrown talent—may finally vault the Wildcats into college football's elite
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August 16, 1999

3 Arizona

An old recipe—overachieving with homegrown talent—may finally vault the Wildcats into college football's elite

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Smith and Jenkins will continue to ham-and-egg the Wildcats to the end zone, though there may be more ham than egg this year: Even Jenkins acknowledges that Smith, in his last season, should get the majority of the snaps. But Canidate will continue to be the offense's meal ticket, one they'll feed off all the way to January. Arizona has played 20 seasons in the Pac-10 without reaching the Rose Bowl. Come New Year's Day, the Wildcats will be dancing in the end zone in Pasadena. Just not in their underwear.

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