About

Welcome to Raising Zona, the Arizona Cardinals news and opinions site brought to you by the FanSided Network. Raising Zona is dedicated to providing top-notch Cardinals news, views, and original content. This site also serves as a community for like-minded fans to come together to catch up on the latest news and to discuss their passion.

Meet the Team

Jim Koch,Contributor

I live in Southern New Jersey with my girlfriend Michelle. I am a driver/salesman for an automotive parts distributor. I've been a diehard St.Louis/Phoenix/Arizona Cardinals fan since 1975. Reach me at [email protected] or follow me @PhillyCardsFan on Twitter.

Mike Gambill,Contributor

I am a veteran high school football coach so I bring a technical aspect to my sports writing and of course I am long time fan of all levels of football. I try to bring both passion and analysis to all of my articles and strive to keep my readers informed, entertained and engaged. I graduated from San Diego State University and now live in Oklahoma where football is an essential part of life.

Mark A. Hernandez,Contributor

Just an Arizona native who happens to love sports—and writing. Follow me on Twitter: @mawkanthony_ or email me: [email protected]

Reese Furlow,Contributor

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