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All you need to know about UA's game vs. Cal

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Coach Rich Rodriguez and the Arizona Wildcats are taking the field against California in football for the first time since Arizona beat the Golden Bears on a Hail Mary pass in 2014.  

Here are some Arizona Football Quick Hits compliments of ArizonaAthletics.com:

» Arizona has won the last three meetings and four of the last five in this series.

» These teams meet for the first time since 2014 (UA won on a Hail Mary pass as time expired). UA’s last trip to Cal was in 2013.

» Of the 32 all-time games in this series, 22 have been decided by 8 or fewer points.

» Ten of the 32 all-time contests have been decided by no more than a field goal.

» QB Khalil Tate was named the Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week for the second consecutive week.

» Tate is third UA player to twice win Pac-12 Offensive POW in the same season (Tom Tunnicliffe, 1982; Ka’Deem Carey, 2013.

» Arizona leads the Pac-12 in scoring (42.8), rushing (342.2) and fewest sacks allowed (0.83 per game).

» Three of the seven best pass efficiency games under Rich Rodriguez have come in the last four games (two by Khalil Tate, one by Brandon Dawkins).

» The Cats leads the Pac-12 with 25 offensive plays of at least 30 yards this season.

» The Cats’ defense has 25 three-and-outs over six games. They had 30 total over 12 games a season ago.

» Arizona has forced multiple turnovers in five of the six games this season, including four last week vs. UCLA.

» True freshman Kylan Wilborn sacked Josh Rosen four times last week, the most in a game for a UA player since 1997 (Joe Salave’a).

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