While West Virginia's Major Harris and Michigan's Michael Taylor were the most famous quarterbacks to be injured last week—Harris suffered a minor hip pointer in a 51-13 win over Cincinnati, and Taylor broke his collarbone in a 22-7 defeat of Minnesota and may be out for the season—Northern Arizona was feeling the loss of the much less celebrated but no less talented Greg Wyatt.
Before going down with a knee injury in the second quarter of what turned out to be a 25-12 victory over Northern Iowa, Wyatt had completed eight of 10 passes for 117 yards and a touchdown. That gave the junior career totals of 701 completions for 8,014 yards. No nonsenior has ever joined the 700 club, and only three other passers have reached the 8,000 plateau before their senior years.
If that doesn't grab your attention, try this: Wyatt has thrown at least one touchdown pass in 18 straight games and in 27 of his 30 starts and has completed more than 50% of his passes in every game he has played. Wyatt's replacement, redshirt freshman walk-on Brad Scott, filled in well enough to get Northern Arizona in range for Micky Penaflor's field goals of 46, 23, 39, 44, 45 and 20 yards.
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