— The Sports Xchange —
The Arizona Wildcats, who ranked last in the nation in net punting last season, might have found a solution.
Cal’s Dylan Klumph, who averaged 43.9 yards per punt as a two-year starter for the Bears, announced on social media Friday that he will stay in the Pac-12 and join Arizona as an immediately eligible graduate transfer.
It’s a nice post-Signing Day pickup for new Wildcats coach Kevin Sumlin, who brought in his former Texas A&M special teams coach, Jeremy Springer, to handle those duties in Tucson.
Arizona was looking for help at punter after Jake Glatting (35.9-yard average on 31 punts) and Josh Pollack (34.6-yard average on 15 attempts) struggled last season. The Wildcats averaged 29.4 net yards per punt, about 5 yards below that of the next-worst Pac-12 team, Oregon.
Klumph has one season of eligibility remaining.