Arizona transition year close to title season
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Arizona transition year close to title season

Wildcats' seniors weren't left behind when Jay Johnson took over as new head coach

Photo: Senior Cody Ramer (13) and sophomore J.J. Mantijevic

A year ago Arizona’s Zach Gibbons, Cody Ramer and Ryan Aguilar finished their junior season reduced to thinking they would do what they could to make the best of their senior year under a new coach.

Who knows what to expect from a coach who didn’t recruit you? ... 

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Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan is an award-winning sportswriter and the author of "Raye of Light". Tom has also written for the San Diego Union-Tribune, Voice of San Diego,,, and Gameday Central. He has won multiple first-place awards from the San Diego Press Club and first place from the Copley News Service Ring of Truth Awards. The National Football Foundation/San Diego Chapter presented him its Distinguished American Award in 2003 and USA Track and Field’s San Diego Chapter its President’s Award in 2000.

Raye of Light: Jimmy Raye, Duffy Daugherty, the integration of college football and the 1965-66 Michigan State Spartans

By Tom Shanahan; Foreword by Tony Dungy; August Publications

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