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Univ. Of Arizona Selects Central Michigan AD Heeke To Fill Void Left By Greg Byrne

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 27 / 17

Central Michigan AD Dave Heeke "has accepted" the VP/Athletics job at the Univ. of Arizona, according to Mark Snyder of the DETROIT FREE PRESS. Heeke, who has held the AD job at CMU since January '06, "will replace" Greg Byrne in Tucson after Byrne left for the AD position at Alabama. Heek...

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