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Arizona quarterback Matt Scott wins national weekly award from Walter Camp

Matt Scott

Matt Scott tries to break a tackle by USC linebacker Hayes Pullard in the first half. Photo by Matt Kartozian-US PRESSWIRE

Arizona Wildcats quarterback Matt Scott has been selected the Walter Camp national player of the week for offense.

Scott accounted for 469 yards of total offense — the fourth-highest total in school history — in leading UA to a 39-36 victory over 10th-ranked USC at Arizona Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

Scott completed 27 of 50 throws for 369 yards, with three touchdowns and one interception. He also rushed 15 times for a career-high 100 yards.

Scott was held out of the final series of the game with a potential concussion.

“He told me in there he was good,” coach Rich Rodriguez said at his postgame press conference. “I said, ‘Did you tell the doctors that?’ Doctors are taking every precaution, which they should.”

Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones was Walter Camp’s national defensive player of the week. He had 13 tackles, including 4.5 for loss and three sacks, in the Bulldogs’ 17-9 victory over third-ranked Florida.

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