Matt Scott left it all on the field Thursday night. Literally.
The Bengals backup quarterback threw a pair of touchdowns in his team's 41-39 loss to the Chiefs.
But it’s what else he tossed during the preseason opener that’s drawing attention on social media.
The Arizona grad vomited twice on the field prior to connecting with wide receiver Conner Vernon on a 12-yard scoring strike with just 51 seconds left in the game.
You can watch a clip of the … uh, play that was posted on Vine. This one clip has been "looped" nearly 2 million times as of Friday afternoon.
Scott’s TD, subsequent run for a 2-point conversion and overall intestinal fortitude got the Bengals to within two points of the Chiefs. But it was his stomach that stole the headlines Friday morning.
But should it have?
While the commentators during the game said they’d never seen anything like that before, it’s nothing new for Scott. He has a history of throwing up during games. He did it twice during his senior year with the Wildcats.
Scott's first documented case of getting sick on the field came in 2013 during a game against USC. He did the same thing later in the season against Utah.
Those incidents led to criticism of Arizona's staff for its treatment of a player who appeared to be suffering from head trauma. He missed games with concussions his senior year, according to a post on SB Nation.
There’s no sign he suffered from a similar medical episode in Kansas City.
And actually, while he faces in uphill battle trying to make a spot on the Bengals roster, he may have positioned himself pretty well to make an NFL team this season. The second-year pro went 7-for-11 passing with two scores and led the Bengals in rushing with 68 yards.
Some extra media attention won't hurt his cause either.