Evaluating the Arizona Schools in Recruiting Arizona

On this edition of the Recruiting Roundup Powered by Rockin’ Refuel Varsity, Jared Cohen and Jason Jewell look at the in-state universities and evaluate how they did recruiting the top players in their own state with the players they signed on 2015 Signing Day. Plus two schools that have done a great job coming in-state and snatching local talent. One is obvious but the other has flown under the radar.

Players mentioned: Finton Connelly – Campo Verde, Brady Cook – Arizona Lutheran, Cade Cote – Williams Field, Josh Cronk – Canyon del Oro, Nathan Eldridge – Boulder Creek, Demetrius Flannigan – Marana Mountain View, Derik Hall – Sahuaro, Kamron Johnson – Saguaro, Christian Kirk – Saguaro, Elmando McCoy – Valley Vista, Steven Miller – Gilbert High, Bryce Perkins – Chandler, Taylor Powell – Salpointe, Jamison Pruitt – O’Connor, Cules Rose – Pinnacle, Keenan Walker – Chaparral. 

Schools mentioned: Arizona, Arizona Christian, Arizona State, Northern Arizona, Texas A&M, Western Illinois.

A born and bred Arizonan, Jared has had great passion for the hometown teams all his life. He now channel's that passion into covering the pro, college and high school teams around the state as a Multimedia Reporter for Sports360AZ.