QUARTET OF CATS HONORED BY CFPA
QB Matt Scott, RB Ka’Deem Carey, S Tra’Mayne Bondurant and WR Austin Hill earned honorable mention CFPA Player of the Week awards.
WR Austin Hill was one of four Wildcats honored by the CFPA following Arizona's game against Stanford.
TUCSON, Ariz. – Members of the Arizona football team were honored as College Football Performance Award Honorable Mention Players of the Week, it was announced on Sunday, for their performances in Saturday’s 54-48 OT loss at then-No. 18 Stanford.
Senior Matt Scott was an honorable mention quarterback. He threw for 491 yards on 45-of-69 completions with three touchdowns and one interception. His completions and attempts are both single-game school records. Scott connected with nine different receivers on Saturday with six having more than one catch and eight with 13 yards or more.
Scott leads the Pac-12 and ranks fourth nationally in total offense with 389.3 yards per game. On the season, he has thrown for 2,099 yards on 186-of-289 completions and 13 touchdowns. On the ground, he has run for 222 yards and two touchdowns.
Sophomore Ka’Deem Carey was an honorable mention all-purpose. On the ground, he rushed for 132 yards on 29 carries for three touchdowns. He had a long run of 13 yards and an average of 4.6 yards per carry. Saturday’s game marked his fourth of the season with 100 rushing yards or more. He also pulled in seven catches for 68 yards and a long of 24.
Carey ranks fourth in the Pac-12 and 16th nationally in rushing with an average of 111.7 yards per game. He leads the conference in scoring and ranks tied for ninth nationally with 11 points per game. On the season, he has totaled 670 yards rushing, 220 yards receiving and 11 total touchdowns.
Sophomore Tra’Mayne Bondurant was an honorable mention defensive back. He had eight tackles, including three for a loss of six yards, and broke up one pass on Saturday. He ranks fifth in the conference and tied for 16th nationally in tackles for loss with 1.8 per game. On the season, Bondurant has totaled 39 tackles, including 10.5 for a loss of 35 yards, one forced fumble and four passes broken up.
Sophomore Austin Hill was an honorable mention wide receiver. Hill scored two touchdowns and caught 11 passes for 165 yards and a long of 29 on Saturday. He ranks third in the Pac-12 and tied for 16th nationally in receptions per game with seven. He’s also fourth in the conference and 16th nationally in receiving yards per game with 101.3. On the season, he has totaled 42 catches for 608 yards and five touchdowns.
The Wildcats have a bye week for Sat., Oct. 13. UA returns to the field on Sat., Oct. 20 to host Washington at Arizona Stadium.
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