Arizona Wildcats football: Pair of Georgia recruits flip for West Virginia

2013-02-06T08:18:00Z 2013-04-24T16:29:57Z Arizona Wildcats football: Pair of Georgia recruits flip for West VirginiaDaniel Berk Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
February 06, 2013 8:18 am  • 

Mario Alford and Brandon Golson are West Virginia bound.

The two Georgia junior college teammates signed national letters of intent with the Mountaineers this morning, despite committing to the Wildcats during the season.

Alford, a running back and Golson, a linebacker, opened their recruitment back up when former assistant Tony Gibson left Arizona for West Virginia.

Both were ranked as three-star recruits by Scout.com recruiting service.

The Wildcats have received 15 national letters of intent so far this morning.

They are:

Jack Banda, DE, Loganville, Ga.

T.J. Johnson, WR, Cape Coral, Fla.

Nate Phillips, WR, Chandler

Calvin Allen, DE, Albuquerque, N.M.

Mauriece Lee, WR, Tempe

Paul Elvira, WR, Tempe

Jacob Alsadek, OT, Encinitas, Calif.

Lee Walker, CB, San Diego

Pierre Cormier, RB, San Diego

Zach Green, RB, Ventura, Calif.

David Maka, DT, Tustin, Calif.

Anu Solomon, QB, Las Vegas

Steven Gurrola, C, Phoenix

DeAndre Miller, LB, Buckeye

R.J. Morgan, LB, Central Point, Ore.

Coach Rich Rodriguez and his staff are expected to still add 15-20 more players today. There could be a late addition or two with Alford and Golson flipping for the Mountaineers.

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Pac-12 South football standings

  Conference Overall
Team W L T PCT W L T PCT
Arizona 7 2 0 0.778 10 3 0 0.769
USC 6 3 0 0.667 8 4 0 0.667
UCLA 6 3 0 0.667 9 3 0 0.750
Arizona State 6 3 0 0.667 9 3 0 0.750
Utah 5 4 0 0.556 8 4 0 0.667
Colorado 0 9 0 0.000 2 10 0 0.167

Pac-12 North football standings

  Conference Overall
Team W L T PCT W L T PCT
Oregon 8 1 0 0.889 12 1 0 0.923
Stanford 5 4 0 0.556 7 5 0 0.583
Washington 4 5 0 0.444 8 5 0 0.615
Cal 3 6 0 0.333 5 7 0 0.417
Washington State 2 7 0 0.222 3 9 0 0.250
Oregon State 2 7 0 0.222 5 7 0 0.417
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