Wednesday, February 3, 2010
News and notes from Arizona's presser
By Ted Miller
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.