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Jedd Fisch named Arizona Wildcats head football coach

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TUCSON (KVOA) - Arizona found its new football coach. New England Patriots quaterback coach Jedd Fisch will be taking over the team.

"Give a big #beardown welcome to our newest #wildcat, Jedd Fisch...The new Arizona Wildcats Football head coach. Welcome to the team!!!," the University of Arizona said in a tweet Wednesday.

Fisch interviewed for the job on Monday, according to NBC Sports.

VIDEO: Behind the numbers of Jedd Fisch's contract with UA
VIDEO: UA Football Alums react to hiring of Jedd Fisch as head coach

The Wildcats fired Kevin Sumlin on December 12 after a 70-7 loss to rival Arizona State in the 94th Territorial Cup Game.

His 29-game term (9-20) ended with a 12-game losing streak, the longest in program history.

Due to the cancelation of UArizona’s final game against California, the 2020 Wildcats (0-5) are the first team in school history to finish a season with no wins.

Ed Doherty’s first Wildcat club in 1957 went 1-8-1.

Contract term sheet for new head football coach Jedd Fisch provided by Arizona Athletics.


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