Arizona sophomore quarterback Anu Solomon will start against Oregon State on Saturday afternoon, according to ESPN’s Brett McMurphy. Solomon missed last week’s game against Stanford, in which the Wildcats lost, 55-17.
Arizona QB Anu Solomon will start vs. Oregon State source told @ESPN. Solomon had 18 consecutive starts until missing last week vs. Stanford
— Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) October 8, 2015
Solomon was completing 75-of-115 (65.2 percent) of his pass attempts with 845 yards, 11 touchdowns and no interceptions before suffering a concussion in the second quarter of Arizona’s Week 4 loss to UCLA.
His return under center is vital for the Wildcats’ chances of recovering from back-to-back losses. Arizona plays four straight winnable games against Oregon State, Colorado, Washington State, and Washington, before traveling to USC on November 7 for what could be its last shot at another Pac-12 South Division title (if it’s not already too late).
Arizona is set to kickoff against Oregon State at 4 p.m. ET, which can be viewed on Fox Sports 1.