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April 18, 2010 2:31 PM

Nick Foles: One Of The Best QB's In The Pac Ten

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The Pac Ten Conference has a lot of talent at the QB position. The University Of Washington's Jake Locker is hands down the best QB in the country. Stanford's Andrew Luck and USC's Matt Barkley are the best sophomore QB's in college football. At 6-5 235 pounds Nick Foles is one of the most accurate QB's in the Pac Ten. Foles was second in the conference in completion percentage. Foles completed 64.2% of his passes in 2009. Last season was Nick's first year as a starter and the games that he played in at Iowa and at USC will give him the confidence in 2010 to perform good in big games.


In a 21-17 victory against the Trojans, Foles was 22/40, for 239 yards and 2 TD's. The Wildcats played horrible in a 33-0 loss against Nebraska in the Holiday Bowl. Arizona's loss in that game should motivate them to return to a Bowl in 2010 and win it. The Wildcats offense is the strongest unit on the team and should have them in contention for the Pac Ten Title. In non-conference games Arizona will visit Toledo and they will host the Iowa Hawkeyes. The only way they can win those games is if Nick Foles has a big day through the air. In 2009 Foles finished with 2,486 yards passing, 19 TD's and 9 INT's. With the help of Nic Grigsby and Delashaun Dean, Foles should improve on those numbers in 2010.

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