Foles leads three-Cat brigade to Super Bowl

Foles leads three-Cat brigade to Super Bowl
Nick Foles played for the Arizona Wildcats from 2009-2011 (Photo courtesy: AP)

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Nick Foles became the first UA quarterback to lead an NFL team to the Super Bowl Sunday when his Philadelphia Eagles beat the Minnesota Vikings 38-7 in the NFC Championship game.

Foles ('11) threw for 352 yards and three touchdowns.

He ended his three-year Wildcat career as the program's all-time leading passer with 10,011 yards and 67 touchdowns.

Nick Foles NFC Championship game highlights

Foles and the Eagles will face the New England Patriots in Super Bowl 52 on February 4.

He will be one of three UA alums to play in the game joining the Patriots Rob Gronkowski ('09) and Marquis Flowers ('13).

Flower had one tackle in the Patriots 24-20 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars in the AFC Championship game.

Gronkowski had one catch for 21 yards before leaving the game late in the second quarter with a concussion.

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