A Late 2015 Class Commitment, NAU Staying True to Active AZ Recruiting

On this edition of the Recruiting Roundup powered by Rockin’ Refuel VarsityJared Cohen and Scout.com’s Jason Jewell have the latest news around the recruitment of familiar faces as well as the first offers for a few. A couple weeks ago, Bowling Green was a school that has rarely recruited AZ offer a player, now two more schools that have not been known to do so offer two of 2016’s best players.

Northern Arizona had over 80 local players at their junior day showing that they are staying true to what has helped them maintain success of late and that is landing some of AZ’s best. They offered three players and landed one former valley prep star via transfer.

Finally, better late than never for one member of the 2015 class as he announced his commitment over the weekend.

Players mentioned: Daniel Bridge-Gadd – Paradise Valley, Austin Jackson – North Canyon, Brandon Jamison – Chaparral, Cade Knox – Brophy, Byron Murphy – Saguaro, Connor Murphy – Brophy, Roy Lopez III – Mesquite, John Okwoli – North Canyon, Isiah Swann – Chandler,  Shakial Taylor – Chaparral.

Schools mentioned: Arizona, Bowling Green, Cornell, Eastern Washington, Iowa, NAU, Navy, New Mexico State, San Diego State, South Dakota State, Tulane, UCLA, USC, Utah, Washington State.

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.