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Wildcats' defense trending in right direction

Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez inherited quarterback Matt Scott, running back Ka'Deem Carey and receiver Austin Hill when he arrived, a trio of nice parting gifts from Mike Stoops. No such luck on defense. Rodriguez and defensive coordinator Jeff Casteel began their rebuild with a few nice pieces, including now-departed linebacker Jake Fischer, but the words Rodriguez most often...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft: Matt Scott Scouting Report

Credit: Player Name: Matt Scott Position: Quarterback School: Arizona Queen City Sports Ranking: 10th Overview:  Two months ago I had a discussion about sleeper QB picks in the NFL draft. My selection was Matt Scott. Needless to say, Scott is no longer a sleeper. The draft hype train picked up on Scott and now he’s being rumored as a possible third round selection...
Via Queen City Sports
April 20, 2013  |  Discuss

New Mexico: Arizona 49, Nevada 48

Full New Mexico Bowl recap here A Hollywood ending in Albuquerque. When Arizona QB Matt Scott found WR Tyler Slavin with 19 seconds left, the Wildcats put the finishing touches on an impressive comeback to stun Nevada 49-48 in the New Mexico Bowl on Saturday. Scott, a talented 6-foot-3 senior, completed two short TD throws in the final 46 seconds. Arizona recovered a late onside...
Via Fox Sports
December 15, 2012  |  Discuss

One last magic act for Scott in UA's wild win

In the high altitude in Albuquerque, Matt Scott, Arizona's Houdini, made another appearance. Voila! Or was it ta-da? Even Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez said you had to see it to believe it, adding that it was his latest and greatest (win) so far." Did you expect anything less in a year of the-arm-is-quicker-than-the-eye moments for Scott, Arizona's senior quarterback...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Scott fuels dramatic win over Nevada

Matt Scott threw two short touchdown passes in the final 46 seconds and college football's postseason started with a wild one when Arizona rallied past Nevada 49-48 Saturday in the New Mexico Bowl. Arizona (8-5) recovered an onside kick in the final minute, setting up Scott's 2-yard toss to Terrence Miller with 19 seconds left for the winning score. Scott threw for 382...
Via AP on Fox
December 15, 2012  |  Discuss

UA notebook: Scott gets through rough return

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona quarterback Matt Scott has become one of the better signal callers in the college game this year and put up impressive numbers all season. The numbers weren't all there Saturday, but he did manage to lead UA to a road win over Utah, giving the Wildcats some momentum heading into Friday night's rivalry game at home against Arizona State. Scott called...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 19, 2012  |  Discuss

UA notebook: Rodriguez stays mum on Scott

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Will he or wont he? Apparently we wont get a good indication right now as to whether Arizona quarterback Matt Scott will play this weekend against Utah in Salt Lake City. On Monday, Arizona Rich Rodriguez didnt even go there with a verbal answer, preferring to shake his head with a no when asked if he had any update on Scotts status. I just made it, Rodriguez said...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Arizona passes on dual-threat quarterback

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...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
October 17, 2012  |  Discuss

QB Scott fuels Arizona's hot start

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...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
September 19, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 24 Arizona 56, SC State 0

Matt Scott accounted for 349 total yards and four touchdowns in three quarters, and No. 24 Arizona breezed through its final nonconference game, rolling over South Carolina State 56-0 on Saturday night. Arizona (3-0) did what it was supposed to against a team from the Football Championship Subdivision, racing out to a 28-0 lead by halftime and a school-record 43 first downs overall...
Via AP on Fox
September 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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