Scott, Vassallo and Allen Named Pac-10 Football Players of the Week
WALNUT CREEK,Calif.--Quarterback Matt Scott of ARIZONA, linebacker Paul Vassallo of Arizona and kick returner Keenan Allen of CALIFORNIA have been named Pac-10 Players of the Week in football.
Scott, a junior from Corona, Calif., making his first start of the season in place of injured Nick Foles, responded by completing 18 of 22 pass for a career-high 233 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions (Arizona's first interception-free game of the season). He also rushed seven times for 65 yards (9.3 yards per carry) in leading Arizona to a 44-14 win over Washington. In the first half alone, he completed 14 of 16 passes for 186 yards and a touchdown, while rushing for 51 yards in leading the Wildcats to 30 points and 356 yards of total offense. Arizona's offense posted a season-best 234 yards on the ground, while adding 233 yards passing for a balanced offensive attack that totaled 467 yards.