2012 New Mexico Bowl: Arizona wearing red helmets again

Christian Petersen

The 'Cats debuted their red helmets against Arizona State last month. They'll wear them again on Saturday.

The Arizona Wildcats received mixed reviews when they unveiled a new red uniform against Arizona State three weeks ago. As they play in the 2012 New Mexico Bowl against Nevada on Saturday, they'll be wearing the red helmet yet again in front of a national ESPN audience.

In addition to the red tops, Arizona will wear blue jerseys and red pants. It's a decent look for the Wildcats, but not their top look, in my opinion. Here is a picture athletic director Greg Byrne tweeted out from Albuquerque this morning.

Ua_medium

New uniform looks haven't been kind to the Wildcats in 2012. They debuted some sleek copper helmets against Oregon State back in October, and they ended up falling on a last-minute drive. Arizona also lost to ASU with their all-red look, which is never an enjoyable experience for the UA faithful.

Will the 'Cats reverse their fortunes against Nevada this time around? Kickoff is set for 11:01 a.m. MST on Saturday.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation Arizona

You must be a member of SB Nation Arizona to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Arizona. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Arizona

You must be a member of SB Nation Arizona to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Arizona. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.