Arizona won the previous meeting at home over Arizona State 56–35 in last season. Each year several publications release lists of the their ideal "team", the athletes on these lists are referred to as All-Americans.
The NCAA recognizes five All-American lists, they are the Associated Press (AP), American Football Coaches Association (AFCA), Football Writers Association of America (FWAA), Sporting News (SN), and the Walter Camp Football Foundation (WCFF).
Arizona trailed the all-time series by UCLA 24–15–2.
After its game against UCLA, Arizona will face California in Berkeley, CA for the first non Pac-12 division game of the season.
If a player is selected to the first team of three publications he is considered a consensus All-American, if a player is selected to the first team of all five publications he is considered a unanimous All-American.
† Top performer The 2018 NFL Draft was held at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX on April 26 through April 28, 2018.
Arizona lose in the previous meeting at home to USC 48–14. Following its home game finale against Oregon State, Arizona will play its road game against Oregon.
Washington State defeated Arizona in the previous meeting 7–69 in Pullman, WA. After hosting Washington State, Arizona will travel to Los Angeles, CA to face the USC Trojans.
Five of the recruits were already enrolled for the spring, 2017 semester while 24 signed letters of intent on National Signing Day is February 3, 2017. Arizona was not scheduled to play Pac-12 North opponents Stanford and Washington in the 2017 regular season.
Arizona is combined to be a unanimous top-25 class, ranked as high as (#21 by Scout, #15 by Rivals, #26 by ESPN, and #23 by 247) and finish top-5 in the Pac-12 recruitment class (#4 by 247, #4 by Scout, #4 by ESPN, and #4 by Rivals). Lukusa will be eligible to play in 2018 (sit out for the 2017 season) due to the NCAA transfer rules; in 2016, Lukusa was a 4-star recruit out of De Paul Catholic HS in Wayne, NJ. Pac-12 media days are set for July 2017 in Hollywood, California. Arizona's out of conference opponents represented the American, Big Sky, and C-USA, the Wildcats hosted three non–conference games which were against Northern Arizona from the Big Sky and Houston from the American and traveled to El Paso, TX against Texas–El Paso from the C-USA.
Arizona trailed the all-time series by Oregon, 25–16.
Following its road finale against Oregon, Arizona will close out the 2017 season facing its arch-rivals, the Arizona State Sun Devils, in the 91st meeting of "Territorial Cup" in Tempe, AZ .