March 10, 1999
TEMPE, Ariz. - Arizona State University has hired former football student-athlete Kelvin Fisher as the Coordinator of Academic Accountability for the football program, ASU Athletic Director Kevin White announced today.
Fisher will serve as a liaison between student-athletes, coaches, professors and academic counselors. He will monitor all aspects of their studies, working to ensure each student-athlete reaches their full potential.
Fisher was a fullback on the ASU football team from 1988-91. In his career he totaled 1,763 rushing and 797 receiving yards, with 12 touchdowns. He was the first fullback since Mike Crawford (1983-85) to amass over 1,000 rushing and 500 receiving yards. He was the second-leading scorer behind placekicker Mike Richey in his senior campaign, scoring six touchdowns.
Fisher, a native of Ambridge, Pa., received his degree in social work in 1992 from Arizona State University. He previously worked in the State Offices for Service to Children and Family in Portland, Ore.