Tuesday, August 27, 2013

UA Students, Which Is More Important: Money Or Getting Your Drink On?

Posted By on Tue, Aug 27, 2013 at 4:15 PM

The student section at Arizona Stadium for UA football games has been a source of pride, disappointment and sometimes flat out embarrassment over the years.

Though large and in charge for pretty much every home game I can remember, the overall population of the lower bleachers spanning the UA's side of the field after halftime has often been the subject of ridicule for its dearth of diehards who stick around for the third quarter. The school has gone so far as to have players implore those in the Zona Zoo to stay all game via video board messages, and the club issuing shirts to its members this year with what can only be called a strong 'reminder':

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But Zona Zoo organizers may have found the best motivation possible — that is, short of concession guys with margarita pumps going up and down the aisles — to make the student section look as bountiful at the final whistle as during the opening kickoff of Friday's season opener against Northern Arizona:

Cold. Hard. Cash.

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Just think how many AMFs or Long Islands that will buy, bro!

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