Davonte’ Neal sat in coach Rich Rodriguez’s office on Thursday with his mind occasionally drifting to Southern California.

He was — in his mind — doing his dad a favor and covering his bases one last time.

The Notre Dame transfer and former two-time Arizona Gatorade Player of the Year came to Tucson to talk to Rodriguez and tour the UA campus. But, in the back of his mind, he thought he was headed to UCLA and was just giving the Arizona head man one final chance.

Read more in Thursday's Arizona Daily Star