Boxscore
Arizona 41, Northern Arizona 10
Saturday, September 3, 2011 10:00 PM
Location - Arizona Stadium
Attendance - 51761

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Northern Arizona 0 10 0 0 10
Arizona 14 0 20 7 41

Recap


Nick Foles completed 34-of-42 passes for 412 yards and a career-high five touchdowns - including four in the second half - as host Arizona overcame a sluggish start to defeat Northern Arizona 41-10 on Saturday in Tucson.

Arizona led 14-10 at the half but broke the game open with three Foles touchdown passes in the third quarter. The senior quarterback completed TD passes of 18, 24 and 24 yards to three different receivers to help the Wildcats build a 34-10 lead with 35 seconds left in the third.

Foles threw his fifth touchdown pass to his fifth different receiver in the fourth quarter, an 18-yard strike to Gino Crump that put him over the 400-yard mark for the fourth time in his career.

Juron Criner caught six passes for 151 yards and a touchdown for the Wildcats, who lost their last five games in 2010 after a 7-1 start.

The loss was the 11th in 12 tries against the Wildcats for Northern Arizona, an FCS school and member of the Big Sky Conference.

The Lumberjacks were efficient offensively in the first half but fell apart in the third quarter. Quarterback Cary Grossart, who finished 20-of-26 for 179 yards and a touchdown, threw an interception on their first possession of the second half. The Lumberjacks were forced to punt on their next four possessions.

Arizona outgained Northern Arizona 487-259.
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 12:35
Arizona   TD  Arizona 7 - Northern Arizona 0
1st Quarter - 0:02
Arizona   TD  Arizona 14 - Northern Arizona 0
2nd Quarter - 7:39
Northern Arizona   FG  Arizona 14 - Northern Arizona 3
2nd Quarter - 0:25
Northern Arizona   TD  Arizona 14 - Northern Arizona 10
3rd Quarter - 13:07
Arizona   TD  Arizona 21 - Northern Arizona 10
3rd Quarter - 3:10
Arizona   TD  Arizona 28 - Northern Arizona 10
3rd Quarter - 0:35
Arizona   TD  Arizona 34 - Northern Arizona 10
4th Quarter - 9:26
Arizona   TD  Arizona 41 - Northern Arizona 10
TEAMS

Team Records

  Northern Arizona Arizona
W/L 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0
Conference 0 - 0 - 0

Team Stats

  Northern Arizona Arizona
Score 10 41
First Downs 16 24
3rd Down Efficiency 2-for-12
17%
2-for-7
29%
4th Down Efficiency 0-for-1
0%
1-for-2
50%
Total Yards 259 487
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 33-80 20-75
Average/Rush 2.4 3.8
Passing
Comp-Att 20-26 34-42
Passing Yards 179 412
Average/Pass Play 6.4 9.6
Penalties-Yards 8-47 10-74
Fumbles-Lost 3-0 1-0
Interceptions Thrown 1 0
Time of Possession 36:13 23:47

PLAYER STATS

Northern Arizona (0 - 0)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
No Passing
Arizona (0 - 0)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
N. Foles 34/42 412 5 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
No Rushing
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
K. Carey 9 59 6.6 0
K. Antolin 6 41 6.8 0
T. Tutogi 2 8 4.0 1
N. Foles 2 -7 -3.5 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
No receiving
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
J. Criner 6 151 25.2 1
D. Roberts 7 58 8.3 0
K. Antolin 5 51 10.2 1
G. Crump 5 43 8.6 1
R. Morrison 5 42 8.4 1
D. Buckner 4 38 9.5 0
A. Hill 1 24 24.0 1
K. Carey 1 5 5.0 0
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