Former UCLA player Andy Meyers donates $1 million to football facility

UCLA announced Thursday morning that former player Andy Meyers and his wife Shannon have committed $1 million toward the school’s plan to build a football facility west of Spaulding Field. Meyers was an All-Pac-10 guard and third-team All-American who is now the CEO of Shangri-La Construction.

“It is an honor for Shannon and I to give back to UCLA,” Andy Meyers said. “UCLA afforded me not only a great education but access to a great Bruin family in business.”

Part of the new facility will be named after the couple.

The project is budgeted at $50 million, and the school launched a fundraising campaign on Sept. 24. There is currently no scheduled date of completion.

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  • Bruin 34

    Wow! What a great alum! Hope others follow suit fast.

  • BruinTax

    Andy has obviously done very well for himself… good for him!! Even better is that he is giving back. He was a great Bruin in his playing days and an even better one today. Thank you from all the fans who watched your great Bruin career.