Found December 11, 2012 on Gridiron Grit:
Rick Scuteri-US PRESSWIRE The Wildcats are quite the offensive force and a team from the Mountain West conference is not going to slow them down. Arizona opens the game as one of the biggest favorites of the entire postseason (10-points). The main reason why is because Nevada has not seen the team speed in Arizona, and speed always kills when the competition takes step up. Quarterback Matt Scott has put together a fine season, but this whole offense is carried by the leading rusher in America. The Wildcats as a team are averaging the 15th best at 230.42 yards per game, but this superstar running back is the true stud. Leading America in rushing at 146 yards per game is impressive and many forget that is still just the first season for Rich Rodriguez in Tucson. Arizona will only improve in time and their receivers have truly helped out the No. 7 offense in America (521.83 YPG). Dan Buckner and Austin Hill are a dynamic pair of receivers that are respectable among the BCS ranks, and N...
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