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CULVER CITY, Calif. -- Jake Fischer had a feeling he wouldnt be talking much football at Pac-12 media day. He was right.
Ever since the standout University of Arizona linebacker announced that he would be joining a lawsuit against the NCAA, hes been a de facto spokesperson for student-athletes financial rights.
Were doing it for athletes to have more of a voice, Fischer said Friday at the Sony Picture Studios. A say in what goes on.
Fischer and teammate Jake Smith recently joined Clemson cornerback Darius Robinson, Vanderbilt linebacker Chase Garnham and Minnesota tight end Moses Alipate and wide receiver Victor Keise in a suit that claims the NCAA owes former players billions of dollars for using their likenesses without compensation.
There are 16 current and former athletes in the lawsuit, with the lead plaintiff former UCLA basketball star Ed OBannon. EA Sports, which publishes the NCAA Football video games, is also being sued.
All six of the current athletes are seniors, and the...
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TUCSON, Ariz. -- It's all in the family for tight end recruit Trevor Wood.
Wood, considered the best high school players in Arizona and a three-star recruit according to Scout.com, committed to Arizona on Saturday over a bevy of top national programs, including defending national champion Alabama. He also had offers from Arizona State, Nebraska, Oregon, Oklahoma and others....
On the heels of last month's Hard Edge video, the Arizona Wildcats football program has released Hard Edge II, spotlighting some of Sheriff RichRod's players (and actually including some football clips, so you might know what is going on).
Kudos to the Arizona athletic department for coming up with these unique videos about the Wildcats' quest for the Rose, but be...
Rich Rodriguez may have just found the quarterback of the future for the Arizona Wildcats. Tonight, Rodriguez picked up a big-time commitment in quarterback in Brandon Dawkins:
Westlake Village (Calif.) Oaks Christian quarterback Brandon Dawkins has committed to Arizona…
— Brandon Huffman (@BrandonHuffman) July 26, 2013
Dawkins, a 3-star prospect according to Rivals, hails...