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Matt Scott Earns Performance Award
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: September 03, 2012
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Sept. 3, 2012

TUCSON - University of Arizona senior quarterback Matt Scott was named Honorable Mention QB of the Week by the College Football Performance Awards, it was announced late Sunday.

Scott, a native of Corona, Calif., threw for a career-high 387 yards. His 30 completions and 46 attempts each established new career marks, while he his two scores tied his personal best in a game. His 74 rushing yards marked the first time a UA quarterback surpassed 50 net yards since he gained 71 at UCLA in 2010.

The team's 624 yards of total offense rank as the second-most in UA history. The single game record is 691 yards against New Mexico in 1969. UA won its season opener for the fifth-straight season and the ninth time in the last 13 years. UA improved to 76-26-5 all-time in season openers.

Arizona welcomes No. 19 Oklahoma State to Arizona Stadium on Sat., Sept. 8 at 7:30 p.m. The game will be aired live on the Pac-12 Network. Tickets are available at the McKale Center Ticket office, by visiting or by calling 520-621-2287 or 1-800-452-CATS.

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