1993 Arizona Wildcats football team

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1993 Arizona Wildcats football
Arizona Wildcats logo.svg
Pac-10 co-champion
Fiesta Bowl champion
Fiesta Bowl, W 29–0 vs. Miami (FL)
Conference Pacific-10 Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 9
AP No. 10
1993 record 10–2 (6–2 Pac-10)
Head coach Dick Tomey (7th season)
Defensive coordinator Larry Mac Duff (7th season)
Base defense 3–4
Seasons
← 1992
1994 →
1993 Pacific-10 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 10 Arizona + 6 2 0     10 2 0
No. 18 UCLA + 6 2 0     8 4 0
USC + 6 2 0     8 5 0
Washington 5 3 0     7 4 0
No. 25 California 4 4 0     9 4 0
Arizona State 4 4 0     6 5 0
Washington State 3 5 0     5 6 0
Oregon 2 6 0     5 6 0
Stanford 2 6 0     4 7 0
Oregon State 2 6 0     4 7 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1993 Arizona Wildcats football team represented the University of Arizona during the 1993 NCAA Division I-A football season. The offense scored 294 points while the defense allowed 161 points. Led by head coach Dick Tomey, the Wildcats beat the Miami Hurricanes in the Fiesta Bowl, they tied for first place in the Pacific-10 Conference with UCLA. The UCLA Bruins were invited to the Rose Bowl based upon Arizona's loss in the head-to-head meeting.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 4 7:00 PM UTEP* No. 13 Arizona StadiumTucson, Arizona W 24–6   44,414
September 11 7:00 PM Pacific* No. 13 Arizona Stadium • Tucson, Arizona W 16–13   42,292
September 18 11:00 AM at Illinois* No. 15 Memorial StadiumChampaign, Illinois W 16–14   51,110
September 25 1:00 PM at Oregon State No. 15 Parker StadiumCorvallis, Oregon W 33–0   27,215
October 2 4:00 PM USC No. 12 Arizona Stadium • Tucson, Arizona ABC W 38–7   56,075
October 16 7:00 PM Stanford No. 11 Arizona Stadium • Tucson, Arizona PSN W 27–24   57,799
October 23 12:30 PM No. 25 Washington State No. 7 Arizona Stadium • Tucson, Arizona ABC W 9–6   46,675
October 30 8:30 PM at No. 15 UCLA No. 7 Rose BowlPasadena, California ESPN L 17–37   66,656
November 6 6:30 PM Oregon No. 14 Arizona Stadium • Tucson, Arizona W 31–10   57,309
November 13 1:30 PM at California No. 13 California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, California ABC L 20–24   35,000
November 26 4:00 PM at Arizona State No. 19 Sun Devil StadiumTempe, Arizona (The Duel in the Desert) ABC W 34–20   73,115
January 1 11:00 AM vs. No. 10 Miami (FL)* No. 16 Sun Devil StadiumTempe, Arizona (Fiesta Bowl) NBC W 29–0   72,260
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Mountain Standard Time.

Team players drafted into the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Chuck Levy Running back 2 38 Arizona Cardinals
Rob Waldrop Defensive lineman 5 156 Kansas City Chiefs
Roderick Lewis Tight end 5 157 Houston Oilers
Brant Boyer Linebacker 6 177 Miami Dolphins

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Awards and honors[edit]

  • Rob Waldrop, Chuck Bednarik Award
  • Rob Waldrop, Bronko Nagurski Award
  • Rob Waldrop, Outland Trophy

References[edit]