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During the week AllSportsTucson.com will publish quotes from interviews we’ve had with former Arizona players about the ASU-Arizona rivalry. The series of the interviews will run through Saturday, when the Wildcats and Sun Devils play each other in Tempe.
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Years at Arizona: 1982-85
Zendejas is the best placekicker in Arizona history, just ask ASU fans, who watched him beat them twice in Tempe in 1983 and 1985. He also made the game-winning field goal at Notre Dame in 1982. His nephew Alex Zendejas also beat ASU with a last-second field goal in Tempe in 2009.
“What I remember most is playing against my brother Luis and watching my dad switching hats after kicking the game-winning field goal and putting them out of the Rose Bowl. The 45-yard kick to beat ASU in 1983 and the 57-yarder which beat ASU in Tempe in 1985 are also what I remember. I broke that last record I needed to break (actually tying Lee Pistor with the longest field goal in school history of 57 yards).”
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