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Linebacker Ronnie Palmer

Many were surprised when the Wildcat pulled Ronnie Palmer in Mike Stoops' first recruiting class. It is not often that a staff can come in late and get a player with his credentials to commit.

Palmer came to Tucson and was probably good enough to play right away, but the staff decided to redshirt him. They had some talented depth at linebacker and wanted to stash Palmer away to get bigger, strong and frankly, get an extra year of his services. Palmer wanted to play, but trusted the coaches and he is glad he did. "What I was told is that the coaches wanted to hold back a lot of the... Recommended Stories

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