TUCSON Heres a little-known fact: Arizona quarterback Matt Scott is 7-1 all time as a starter.
Who would have thought it? Maybe Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez, who has stated numerous times Scott is as competitive an athlete as hes ever seen or been around.
This from a coach who has tutored former West Virginia star quarterback Pat White and Michigans Denard Robinson.
They all have that one trait They play with a chip on their shoulder, Rodriguez said.
Reason? In part because they were lightly recruited or ran into circumstances where they were on the bench. Scott after starting early in his Arizona career found himself in a reserve role behind Nick Foles for the better part of three years.
Timing and circumstance now have Scott with something to prove. Saturday -- against high-powered Oregon -- is another opportunity.
It bothers me when people say they have nothing to prove, Rodriguez said. If you are keeping score, you always do.
Saturday night's game in Eugene against th...