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Less was more for Jenkins in win

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UA QB threw just 12 times in Wildcat win

LOS ANGELES - In an age where quarterbacks are judged by how many passes they complete, UA senior Ortege Jenkins might not be considered one of the nation's elite players.

However, it was the intangibles demonstrated by the senior quarterback that made Jenkins one of the catalysts in Arizona's 31-15 victory against Southern California Saturday afternoon at the Memorial Coliseum.

"We won, we're 4-1 and we're real," Jenkins said following the game. "We're just trying to be 5-1."

The senior from Long Beach, Calif. attempted just 12 passes in his final trip to the Los Angeles area, completing six of them. The times when Jenkins chose not to throw the ball - fourth-and-short situations, quarterback hurries and opportunities when the senior had a chance to run - demonstrated the type of poise and experience that Arizona's faithful had not previously seen from the senior.

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