University of Arizona vs Washington

Arizona wide receiver Stanley Berryhill III (1) practices making one-hand catches as the Wildcats get ready to face Washington at Arizona Stadium, Tucson, Ariz., October 22, 2021. Content Exchange

Notes and observations from warmups before the Arizona Wildcats’ game against Washington on Friday night at Arizona Stadium (7:30 p.m., ESPN2):

* Arizona will be without defensive tackle Kyon Barrs, who suffered a lower-leg injury late in last week’s game against Colorado. Barrs leads the Wildcats with 2.5 sacks. Leevel Tatum III, who had a strong game vs. the Buffaloes, will take Barrs’ spot.

* Starting free safety Gunner Maldonado also is out because of an undisclosed injury. Maldonado has 30 tackles and one interception. Jaydin Young will start in his place.

* It appears the Wildcats will go with the same starting offensive line as last week. Center Josh McCauley, who was considered a game-time decision, fully participated in warmups. Josh Baker will make his second straight start at right guard in place of Josh Donovan, who has a lower-leg injury. Like Barrs, Donovan was spotted with a boot on his left foot during warmups.

* Running backs Drake Anderson and Michael Wiley – both deemed game-time decisions by UA coach Jedd Fisch – are dressed. But Jalen John took the first-team reps during warmups and might get the start.

* Arizona is wearing white helmets, blue shirts and blue pants. Washington is wearing gold helmets, white shirts and white pants.

Be sure to follow @TheWildcaster and @MichaelJLev on Twitter for updates during and after game.

Contact sports reporter Michael Lev at 573-4148 or On Twitter @michaeljlev 

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