Found October 17, 2012 on Fox Sports Arizona:
TUCSON If Arizona football coach Rich Rodriguez could put his quarterback Matt Scott in bubble wrap, he would. Better to be safe than sorry. Lest his record-setting quarterback get hurt and go down for a game or, gasp a season. Then what? So Scott, with the potential to be one of the top dual-threat quarterbacks in the country, seemingly ideally suited for Rodriguez's spread offense, is limited in what he can do with the football. He throws. And, he throws. And, well, you get the picture. Were trying to protect him as much as we can, Rodriguez admitted. Were running him less than (the past) and running him less than he wants to run. He wants to run more. But him throwing the football and our guys ability to catch has been the strength of our offense. Don't get Rodriguez wrong. Arizona still needs to establish the run. Just not with its indispensible quarterback. Passing and plenty of it will be Scott's primary responsibility Saturday night against visiting Wash...

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irst name off the top of your head for Pac-12 midseason player of the year: go. Matt Barkley? The stats just aren't there, and USC has been a bit of a disappointment thus far. DeAnthony Thomas? Similarly unspectacular numbers, although he's more about doing "wow" things than producing big numbers. CBS Sports has another suggestion: Matt Scott. In the midseason...

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