TEMPE – Notes and observations from warmups before the Arizona Wildcats’ 2021 finale against Arizona State at Sun Devil Stadium (2 p.m., Pac-12 Networks):
* Quarterback/receiver Jamarye Joiner is dressed for Arizona. Joiner missed last week’s game at Washington State because of an undisclosed injury. Joiner mostly worked with the quarterbacks during warmuips.
* UA cornerback Isaiah Rutherford is dressed. Rutherford has missed the past three games because of a hip/leg injury. He’s not in the starting lineup but could have a role in the nickel package.
* The following players will not play for ASU, per The Athletic’s Doug Haller: LB Merlin Robertson, LB Darien Butler, TE Jalen Conyers, DB Evan Fields, DB Kejuan Markham and OL Henry Hattis. TE Curtis Hodges and WR Andre Johnson are dressed for the Sun Devils. Walk-on safety Alijah Gammage is among the projected starters for ASU.
* Gunner Maldonado worked with the ones at free safety for Arizona. He’s in line to start over Jaydin Young, who's been struggling of late, especially in coverage.
* Josh Donovan will get the start at right guard for the Wildcats. He missed the WSU game.
* Paris Shand worked with the first-team defense at the “Anchor” end spot. Usual starter Mo Diallo is dressed.
* Backup guard Matthew Stefanski Jr., who missed the past two-plus games, is dressed.
* Arizona is wearing the military-tribute "Dress Whites" for the Territorial Cup. The Wildcats previously wore them in the home finale vs. Utah.