New ‘Power 5’ Teams Recruiting AZ, Two-Sport Players Making Imact

On this edition of the Recruiting Roundup Powered by Rockin’ Refuel VarsityJared Cohen and Jason Jewell have the latest offers around Arizona as 55 players from the 2017 class now hold division I offers. There are new ‘Power 5’ programs that are beginning to recruit in the state and Jason dives into why. Finally, one thing that has stood out during spring ball has been the number of players giving football a try for the first time after spending most of their time playing other sports. The guys dive into players playing two-sports this spring that are making a serious impact.

Players mentioned: Bryan Beckon – Catalina Foothills, Stan Berryhill – Marana Mountain View, T.J. Green – Chandler, Jalen Harris – Desert Ridge, Connor Hutchings – Pinnacle, Austin Jackson – North Canyon, KJ Jarrell – Saguaro, Johnny Johnson – Chandler, Roshaun Johnson – Desert Edge, Ryan Johnson – Chandler, Imani Lee – Chandler, Jonathan Nathaniel – Basha, Daniel Peabody – Ironwood Ridge, Isaiah Pola-Mao – Mountain Pointe, Morningstar Takapu – Millennium, Michael Vanterpool – Central High, Jax Wacaser – Saguaro

Schools mentioned: Air Force, Army, Eastern Michigan, Illinois, Memphis, Michigan State, Northern Arizona, San Diego State, South Dakota State, TCU, UNLV,

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.