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SaberCats Sign QB Scott Wood

July 18, 2002 - Arena Football League (1987-2008) (AFL I) - San Jose SaberCats News Release

SAN JOSE, Calif. (July 18, 2002) – Veteran Arena Football League quarterback Scott Wood, who started 13 games for San Jose in 1999, was signed Thursday by the SaberCats, announced General Manager Terry Malley.

Wood began his AFL career in 1995 with San Jose and played in 27 games over five seasons with the SaberCats. He briefly retired from football in 1998.

The Saint Mary’s product returned to start 13 games for San Jose during the 1999 season throwing 45 touchdown passes and setting team single-season records with 422 pass attempts, 235 completions and 3,069 yards. His 422 attempts that year remains a team record. Wood last played during the 2000 campaign.

The 6-foot-3 signal-caller will serve as John Dutton’s backup when the SaberCats travel to Carolina for a nationally televised game on The New TNN Sunday against the Cobras.

Dutton assumed the starting quarterback role when Mark Grieb was lost for the season due to a fractured clavicle sustained against the Arizona Rattlers on July 12.

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