News and notes from Arizona's presser

February, 3, 2010
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Arizona coach Mike Stoops said he's interviewed three candidates to replace Sonny Dykes at offensive coordinator and may make a decision as early as Friday.

Stoops is expected to name co-coordinators, giving offensive line coach Bill Bedenbaugh a promotion, but he wouldn't confirm that Wednesday.

The Wildcats lost both coordinators: Dykes was hired as Louisiana Tech's head coach, while Mark Stoops became Florida State's defensive coordinator.

Greg Brown and Tim Kish have been named co-defensive coordinators. Kish was promoted from linebackers coach and Brown was hired away from Colorado.

Stoops signed a class of 20 on Wednesday and also announced some other team news.
  • Redshirt freshman receiver DeWayne Peace will move to cornerback.
  • Redshirt freshman quarterback Richard Morrison will move to wide receiver.
  • David Emerick was named assistant director of operations/recruiting coordinator. He held previously held a similar post at Texas Tech.
  • The season-opener at Toledo has been moved to Sept. 3 and will be broadcast on ESPN.
  • The Wildcats will have new uniforms in 2010.

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