Scooby is a Playboy All-American

Scooby is a Playboy All-American
(Cover photo courtesy: AP)
(Cover photo courtesy: AP)
(Photo courtesy: Richard Izui) Antoine Cason was the last Wildcat to be named a Playboy All-American in 2007. He was joined on the squad by current Arizona Cardinals defensive captain Calais Campbell (top row 2nd from right)
(Photo courtesy: Richard Izui) Antoine Cason was the last Wildcat to be named a Playboy All-American in 2007. He was joined on the squad by current Arizona Cardinals defensive captain Calais Campbell (top row 2nd from right)

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Add Playboy to the list of publications that think highly of Arizona Wildcats linebacker Scooby Wright.

The men's magazine has named the UA junior to its pre-season All American team.

Wright is one of three linebackers on the squad joining UCLA's Myles Jack and Notre Dame's Jaylon Smith.

He's the first Wildcat since Antoine Cason in 2007 to receive the honor and the 13th in program history.

Playboy used to fly selectees to an exclusive weekend to be photographed for their college football preview issue but the magazine ended that practice in 2009.

Palo Verde High School product Mike Arneson, a middle linebacker, was the Wildcats first Playboy All-American in 1971.

Here is the full list of UA players selected as Playboy All-Americans:

1971    Mark Arneson, senior linebacker
1972    Jackie Wallace, senior cornerback
1975    Theopolis "T" Bell, senior receiver
1979    Cleveland Crosby, senior defensive tackle
1982    Ricky Hunley, junior linebacker
1983    Ricky Hunley,  senior linebacker
1988    Joe Tofflemire, senior center
1993    Rob Waldrop,  senior defensive tackle
1994    Sean Harris, senior linebacker
1995    Tedy Bruschi, senior defensive end
2002    Clarence Farmer, junior tailback
2007    Antoine Cason, senior cornerback
2015    Scooby Wright, junior linebacker

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