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Victor Yates
Arizona
Nominated by Mike Stoops
Senior  

Victor is a fifth-year senior on track to graduate in 2011 after walking on as a defensive back in 2006. He has been a scout team defender from the get-go, with one game played in 2009 and a couple in 2010. He is a member of the Arizona travel team because of his commitment and dedication. Off the field and on, he demonstrates all the ideals of college football. He is in it for the TEAM and never has wavered from that.

Victor has donated more than 45 hours to community service and role-modeling projects for the UA athletics department; including work for countless school visits and area youth sports teams, the Tucson Community Food Bank, University Medical Center, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and Sunrise Rotary Club. His enthusiasm for helping others while earning an eduation and helping the football team is exemplary.