Year in and year out we see college recruiters going hard after the best of the best but since the defensive tackle position is not a ‘groomed' position, good tackles are hard to find. Most of the time players are switched to the position. Arizona has had success in rebuilding its defensive tackle unit and entering the 2007 season the Wildcats have their deepest corps at the spot in many years.
August 22, 2007
Defensive tackle has been a tough spot for the Wildcats. A lack of depth and quality players have left the team vulnerable up front and that has hampered the defense all around. That may be a thing of the past. The team appears to have some depth and talent to shore up the position.
May 12, 2006
Did you forget about Donald Horton? I hope not because the redshirt freshman is ready to make you stand up and take notice. He spent his first semester of college bulking up and has already made the Wildcat staff scrap plans to convert him to a defensive end.
January 28, 2006
Last year the Wildcats were thin at defensive end. They lacked bodies and then had to move a few players inside to bolster an even thinner position. This year the unit not only has more athletes, but the athletes appear bigger and stronger. Defensive ends coach Joe Robinson granted Cat Tracks an exclusive interview to discuss his players.
July 3, 2005