KaDeem Calvin

Arizona running backs coach Calvin Magee, left, a New Orleans native, has helped the UA land four recruits from Louisiana for the 2015 class. Linebacker Kendrick Jackson was the latest to commit, pledging to the UA this evening. 

They might as well be the Louisiana Wildcats. 

Rich Rodriguez and Arizona received another commitment from a Louisiana high school product this afternoon when linebacker Kendrick Jackson pledged to the Wildcats. 

Jackson is the fourth Louisiana high schooler to commit to the UA for 2015. The last three prospects to commit to the UA have all been from Louisiana. 

Jackson, a native of Springhill, La., is rated as a three-star recruit by Rivals.com and also had offers from Arkansas, Army, Hawaii, Louisiana Tech, Memphis and others. He's listed at 6-0, 221 and is ranked as the 44th best prospect in Louisiana by Rivals. 

The UA pulled in a commitment from New Orleans high school cornerback Antonio Parks on Friday and followed that up with a pledge from linebacker/defensive end Kendal Franklin from Easton, La. Shreveport, La., running back Orlando Bradford committed to the UA last month. 

Like he was on Parks, Bradford and Franklin, UA assistant Calvin Magee, a Louisiana native, was the lead recruiter for Jackson. 

Arizona also has a commitment from Bradford's high school teammate Shea Patterson for 2016. The quarterback is ranked as the 35th best prospect in the country in 2016 by ESPN.com