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Zona Hoping To Win Battle Of Turnovers Tonight vs. Houston at Arizona Stadium; Hear From Cats by clicking on video

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Arizona hopes to move to 2-0 this young season as the Cats get set for Houston with a kickoff at 7:30 p.m. at Arizona Stadium.

Here's a preview on the game as-aired-on NBC:

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Arizona Football Quick Hits:

» Arizona and Houston meet for the first time since 1986. That was also the Wildcats’ most recent meeting with a team from the American Athletic Conference.

» The Wildcats have topped 500 rushing yards in each of their last two games, a feat never accomplished in the first 1,085 UA football games.

» UA rushed for 506 yards last week, yet did not produce a 100-yard rusher. QB Brandon Dawkins led the way with 92 markers.

» The Cats are averaging 10.1 yards per play on offense in their last two outings against ASU and NAU.

» Rich Rodriguez has led the Cats to an 18-2 mark against non-Pac-12 foes, including an 12-0 record at home.

» Arizona’s roster features 48 players in their first or second year in the program.

» UA played 23 freshman last week, including 13 true freshman. Among those, three true freshmen started on defense.

» True freshman Lucas Havrisik placed nine of 10 kickoffs in the endzone for touchbacks in the opener (UA had nine TBs in final eight games a season ago).

» Junior S Demetrius Flannigan-Fowles intercepted a career-high two passes last week and led UA with eight tackles.

» UA has three new assistant coaches on staff in 2017: WR Theron Aych, LB Scott Boone and ST/DE Brian Knorr.

» Sophomore center Nathan Eldridge is on the preseason watch list for the Rimington Trophy.

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