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University of Arizona Motto

The official motto of the University of Arizona is "Bear Down".

From the University of Arizona website:

"The University motto "Bear Down" is the last piece of advice spoken by football team captain Button Salmon to coach "Pop" McKale in 1926 as Salmon lay dying from injuries from an automobile accident."

Source:

"The University of Arizona Celebrates 125 Years!." The University of Arizona Celebrates 125 Years!. http://125.arizona.edu/funfacts/ (accessed December 9, 2011).

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Last Update: 12-9-2011 3:39pm

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