Ugly wins are better that pretty losses.
Arizona won a game it tried its darnedest to lose, rallying to beat Stanford 21-20 on Saturday night in Palo Alto, Calif.
The Wildcats (3-1, 1-0) won their Pac-12 opener for the first time since 2019, ending a 6-game skid to the Cardinal and coming out ahead in Palo Alto for the first time since 2006. And they did so with a fourth-quarter comeback led by their backup quarterback and third-string running back.
DJ Williams’ 2-yard touchdown run with 7:42 left was the game winner, and it came with Noah Fifita at quarterback.