1948 Arizona Wildcats football team

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1948 Arizona Wildcats football
Salad Bowl, L 13–14 vs. Drake
Conference Border Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1948 record 6–5 (3–2 BIAA)
Head coach Miles W. Casteel (8th season)
Captain Harry Varner, Art Converse
Home stadium Arizona Stadium
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The 1948 Arizona Wildcats football team represented the University of Arizona in the Border Intercollegiate Athletic Association (BIAA) during the 1948 college football season. In their eighth and final season under head coach Miles W. Casteel, the Wildcats compiled a 6–5 record (3–2 against BIAA opponents), finished in a tie for third place in the BIAA, lost to Drake in the 1949 Salad Bowl, and were outscored by their opponents, 246 to 167. The team captains were Harry Varner and Art Converse.[1][2] The team played its home games in Arizona Stadium in Tucson, Arizona.


  1. ^ "1948 Arizona Wildcats Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 7, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Arizona Football 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). University of Arizona. 2016. pp. 102, 105. Retrieved September 7, 2016.