Cats Struggle, Rally for Victory over Grambling St.

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The Arizona defense would force 6 takeaways from the visiting Grambling State and the Wildcats would rally for a 31-21 victory over the visiting Tigers Saturday Night in Tucson.
636091444742260108-ap-155276223882Brandon Dawkins would play at quarterback for the Wildcats in place of the injured Anu Solomon, who watched the game from the sidelines with his right knee in a brace. Dawkins struggled early and the Wildcats would trail 21-3 at the halftime.



636091484624795416-usatsi-9534323In the second half, new Arizona d-coordinator Marcel Yates turned up the pressure on the Tigers, Β forcing 3 interceptions to go along with 3 fumbles. Wildcat running back Nick Wilson would rush for 116 yards and add a score in the victory.

Grambling State would finish the night with 462 yards of offense. Arizona would show great offensive balance in putting up 445 yards.

Arizona moves to 1-1 on the season and will host Hawaii next Saturday night.