Fans can help pay Wildcats athletes through UA’s 5980 Fund, new nonprofit

Fans can help pay Wildcats athletes through UA’s 5980 Fund, new nonprofit University of Arizona sports fans now have two more ways to help compensate Wildcat athletes. The school’s athletic department, having already committed to paying all its eligible athletes an extra $5,980 a year in academic-related bonuses starting this fall, announced Thursday it has […]

Arizona Athletics Launches 5980 Fund For Student-Athlete Support

Arizona Athletics Launches 5980 Fund For Student-Athlete Support TUCSON, Ariz. – Beginning in Fall of 2022, University of Arizona student-athletes will be eligible for up to $5,980 in supplemental academic aid through the athletic department’s newly established “5980 Fund”. Arizona Athletics will commit financial resources to the fund as part of its ongoing Commitment to […]

Sights and Sounds from Arizona’s Spring Game

Sights and Sounds from Arizona’s Spring Game Arizona’s annual Spring Game was a hit for the second consecutive year — now if the Wildcats can only build on the excitement of peripheral elements and have it translate on to the field in about five months. The pomp and circumstance from this year’s Spring Game at […]

Arizona coach Jedd Fisch on spring football, the Wildcats’ QB room, recruiting, NIL

Arizona coach Jedd Fisch on spring football, the Wildcats’ QB room, recruiting, NIL Jedd Fisch’s golf game isn’t on par with his recruiting prowess. Not even close. But the second-year Arizona football coach is nothing if not optimistic. So even after hitting a wayward tee shot on the 10th hole of the Cologuard Classic pro-am […]

New Ways To Support Wildcat NIL Opportunities

New Ways To Support Wildcat NIL Opportunities TUCSON, Ariz. – The Wildcat Family has continued its support of Arizona student-athletes since the enactment of Name, Image and Likeness legislation by the NCAA in July of 2021. Loyal supporters and key members of the Southern Arizona community have developed external and independent opportunities, outside of the […]

Friends of Wilbur & Wilma Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COMMUNITY LEADERS LAUNCH FRIENDS OF WILBUR & WILMA COLLECTIVE PROVIDING UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA STUDENT-ATHLETES WITH UNPARALLELED REVENUE EARNING OPPORTUNITIES Tucson, Ariz. (February 9, 2022) – Today, key community supporters of University of Arizona student-athletes unveiled the first major Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) collective supporting football, while also building momentum to support […]