Arizona All-American linebacker Scooby Wright hopes to return within a month after undergoing knee surgery on Saturday, according to media reports.
Sports Illustrated reported that Wright suffered a lateral meniscus tear in his left knee in the first quarter of Arizona's victory over Texas-San Antonio. He watched the second half of the game in street clothes, walking with the help of a cane.
Even before Wright went down, Arizona's defense struggled. The Wildcats scored two defensive touchdowns but gave up 525 total yards to UTSA, which returned two offensive starters.
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The Wildcats have two more non-conference games -- at Nevada on Saturday and vs. Northern Arizona on Sept. 19-- before opening Pac-12 play on Sept. 26 vs. UCLA.