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Arizona football: tabs Scooby Wright with second-best intangibles in college football

There's lots of tangibles around him too

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In their latest 15 for '15 series, put out their 15 college football players with the best intangibles, and Arizona's own Scooby Wright III checks in at No. 2 on the list, just behind Ohio State's Braxton Miller.

Here is the reasoning they give for Scooby's high placement:

Armed with an unrelenting work ethic and a chip on his shoulder the size of a cinderblock, Wright embodies what scouts call a "high motor." In two years, he has gone from a disregarded recruit offered a scholarship only by Arizona to the only true sophomore ever named Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year. One need not be a star player to rate high on intangibles, but Wright checks both those boxes.

Yes, we all know the whole "Two-Star Scoob" story. But "high motor" is the ultimate white guy cliche when it comes to scouting college players. But we'll take it.

In addition to being named Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year, Wright won all kinds of awards last year, including National Defensive Player of the Year.

The one question I have with this though...does Braxton Miller, who could end up being Ohio State's third-string QB, really have more intangibles than Scooby Wright? Can you really say that about a guy on the bench? It seems like they just put him at the top of the list because he didn't transfer. That's either intangibles, or throwing away a lot of money in the future by not showcasing your skills elsewhere.