By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
The school has announced Jedd Fisch as their new head football coach on Wednesday. He was most recently serving as the New England Patriots quarterbacks coach.
Fisch may stay on with the Patriots until the end of the season before moving on to the Wildcats.
“We are tremendously excited to have Jedd Fisch come to Tucson to reinvigorate our football program and lead us to championships,” Arizona Vice President and Director of Athletics Dave Heeke said. “Jedd has a unique ability to teach the game of football effectively to his players and to inspire them with his passion. We conducted a comprehensive national search with an impressive array of candidates but in the end, Jedd is exactly what our program needs right now and I cannot wait to partner with him to move us forward.”
This will be Fisch’s 15th coaching job in the past 23-years. He has served as the interim head coach once.
During the 2017 season, he was named the interim head coach for two seasons. He guided the Bruins to a win in his first game leading the team.
However, in the Cactus Bowl, the Bruins were defeated by the Kansas State Wildcats.
He has spent eight seasons as a coach in college football. And he has also spent 13 seasons in the NFL.
“I am honored and humbled to lead the University of Arizona football program,” Fisch said. “I am 100% committed to building a program that all Wildcat fans will be proud to support. We will study hard, compete hard, recruit hard and be relentless in all aspects of our program. I want to thank President Robbins and Dave Heeke for their belief in me and in my vision for Arizona Football and my family and I cannot wait to immerse ourselves in the UA and Tucson communities.”
He takes over a program that has had just nine wins over the last three seasons under Sumlin. The former head coach was fired amid a 12-game losing streak.
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