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Arizona will start freshman QB Anu Solomon vs. UNLV

By Chip Patterson | College Football/Basketball Writer

Arizona released its depth chart for UNLV on Monday, and unlike Alabama the game-week release featured a conclusion to the ongoing quarterback battle.

Redshirt freshman Anu Solomon was listed as the starter, beating out USC transfer Jesse Scroggins, junior Jerrard Randall and Texas transfer Connor Brewer for the job. Rich Rodriguez said he informed all four quarterbacks of the decision on Sunday night, though he indicated that Solomon might not be the only quarterback who plays against UNLV on Friday night.

Solomon was a three-star prospect coming out of Las Vegas in the 2013 recruiting class. While he has won the first snap for the season opener, it would not be surprising at all to see Scroggins, a senior, on the field at some point in the first month of play. Arizona gets UNLV, Nevada and Cal at home before an off week that precedes a Thursday night trip to Oregon on Oct. 2.

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