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Jedd Fisch, the New England Patriots quarterbacks coach, has been named the new head coach of the University of Arizona

“We’re extremely excited that Jedd Fisch has come to Tucson to revitalize our football program and lead us to championships,” said Dave Heeke, Arizona sporting director, in a statement announcing the hiring, “Jedd has the unique ability to effectively teach his players the game of football and to inspire them with his passion.We did an extensive national search with an impressive number of candidates, but in the end Jedd is exactly what our program needs right now and I can hardly do it expect to work with him to move us forward “

Fisch, who was also a finalist when Arizona hired Sumlin in 2018, has a close relationship with University President Robert Robbins

“I am honored and humbled to lead the University of Arizona football program,” said Fisch in the statement, “I am 100% determined to create a program that all Wildcat fans will be proud to support Learn hard, compete hard, recruit hard, and be adamant in all aspects of our program “

Fish joined the Patriots as senior offensive assistant this year after two seasons with the Los Angeles Rams. Before joining the Rams, he was a season long offensive coordinator for UCLA. He was also an offensive coordinator at the NFL level with the Jacksonville Jaguars

Sumlin was sacked earlier this month, one day after a 70-7 loss to rivals Arizona State

The Wildcats, 0-5 this season, have a record losing streak of 12 games following their last seven games in 2019.The 70 points they awarded the State of Arizona were the most ever in the Territorial Cup -Series from 1899 were issued

Arizona went 9-20 – 6-17 in Pac-12 – with no bowl appearances under Sumlin and lost all three games to Arizona State

Jedd Fisch

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Source: https://www.espn.com/college-football/story/_/id/30588254/arizona-wildcats-hire-new-england-patriots-jedd-fisch-new-football-coach