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Rich Rod's 1st senior class leads the way


At the start of each training camp, coach Rich Rodriguez has a tradition that's meant to honor his senior class.

Following the first practice of the year, Rodriguez unveils a mural on the Kindall/Sancet Practice Field wall featuring every senior in the program. It's something he started early in his Arizona tenure and will continue to do in the years to come.

Arizona's fifth-year coach showed off the new wall this week and like every class prior, this year's group marveled at such a huge mural taking up valuable real estate at the practice field. The group of 18 seniors posed for a picture in front of the wall after Thursday's practice and smiled wide.

You can read more about the UA Football Class of 2016 over at

Meanwhile our David Kelly and Anthony Gimino give you a few key important storylines to begin Fall Camp.

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David Kelly contributed to this story.

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