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Top tweets of Arizona Wildcats’ win over NAU

Arizona ran wild over NAU last night in its 62-24 win at Arizona Stadium.

Will the Wildcats be able to do that against much better defenses in the Pac-12? Probably not, but as long as the offensive players stay healthy — Nick Wilson and Brandon Dawkins chief among them — Arizona can at least engage in some shootouts.

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Here are some top Tweets from last night’s game:

This does not bode well. Winning is the cure-all but will the winning happen deep into the Pac-12 season? The defense must improve by leaps and bounds for that to happen. …

An eyesore for sure for Arizona AD Dave Heeke

Good analysis by our Steve Rivera

Demetrius Flannigan-Fowles was one highlight for the Arizona defense in the Wildcats’ win. His two-interception performance conjured images of another famous safety to wear No. 6 for the Wildcats. …

Some good highlights for Arizona in its victory, but you’ll notice not very many passing plays. …

Brandon Dawkins had a fantastic game if Arizona’s offense was predicated only around the run. He is as athletic of a quarterback Arizona has ever had. …

Arizona is the nation’s No. 2 rushing team after the first week with its 506 yards last night, topped by Army, which had 513 while completing no passes yesterday in a 64-6 win over Fordham …

More from where that came from …

Arizona was quite offensive last night …

Dawkins with a good stiff-arm to avoid the tackler …

If Tyrell Johnson ever gets into the open field, who can catch him?

Nick Wilson finished with 87 yards on eight carries. Whenever he runs strong and flourishes like that — 10.9 yards a game — Arizona will either win or be right in the game. …

Shun Brown is one of many exciting players to watch on offense this season as a receiver. As a returner, he is an obvious threat, able to score at any time. …

Did anybody else have flashbacks of Darryll Lewis tackling Oregon QB Bill Musgrave on a similar play at the same spot 27 years ago?

This part of the kicking game must have been nice for Rodriguez to see …


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ALLSPORTSTUCSON.com publisher, writer and editor Javier Morales is a former Arizona Press Club award winner. He is a former Arizona Daily Star beat reporter for the Arizona basketball team, including when the Wildcats won the 1996-97 NCAA title. He has also written articles for CollegeAD.com, Bleacher Report, Lindy’s Sports, TucsonCitizen.com, The Arizona Republic, Sporting News and Baseball America, among many other publications. He has also authored the book “The Highest Form of Living”, which is available at Amazon.

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