The Arizona Wildcats received votes but couldn't crack the SB Nation BlogPoll's top 25.
As the No. 24 Arizona Wildcats prepare for their Friday night game against cross-state rival Arizona State, head coach Rich Rodriguez is focusing on getting his team ready for the Sun Devils' defensive pressure.
With the motivation to win the Duel in the Desert coming naturally, Rich Rodriguez is trying to keep his players focused on execution.
SB Nation Arizona takes a look at what typically goes right for Arizona and ASU each weekend when they come out victorious.
The Arizona St. Sun Devils will approach their game against the Arizona Wildcats by focusing on the fundamentals and leaving all the tricks at home.
Both coaches for Arizona and Arizona St. work towards keeping their respective teams focused on winning and not any of the outside distractions.
It hasn't taken first-year ASU head coach Todd Graham long to understand the important of the Territorial Cup.
The Arizona Wildcats have cracked the top 25 in the BCS Standings with wins over Colorado and Utah in consecutive weeks.