Found December 10, 2012 on Fox Sports Arizona:
TUCSON, Ariz. -- No matter what happened last season severely injured knee, pain-staking rehabilitation nothing was going to stop Jake Fischer from playing his junior year at Arizona. The situation in his knee was far less painful than having to sit and watch his team play, knowing deep down he could have -- and would have -- helped. Thats the toughest thing -- to watch your team play and you cant do anything, Fischer said as his team prepared for this weeks meeting with Nevada in the New Mexico Bowl. Its something you have no control over. But Fischer returned to the Arizona lineup and has been the cornerstone on defense. He led the team in tackles with 68, including 6.5 tackles for loss. He picked up three fumbles and was the Wildcats' steadiest force in an area in which stability was desperately needed. Hes had a really good year, Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez said. Hes been the glue to our defense. And the leader. Fischer has embraced the role, not only on the field bu...
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