HS signing day: Tucson High's Rosales highlights more than 50 local athletes who signed with colleges

2013-02-06T20:18:00Z HS signing day: Tucson High's Rosales highlights more than 50 local athletes who signed with collegesBy Daniel Gaona Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
February 06, 2013 8:18 pm  • 

Antonio Rosales belongs to three Native American tribes: Tohono O’odham, Yaqui and Oglala Sioux.

Now he’s an Aztec, too.

Rosales, a 6-foot 4-inch, 270-pound offensive lineman from Tucson High, signed his letter of intent to play for San Diego State. He is the first Badger in more than a decade to earn a Division I football scholarship.

“It’s amazing, words can’t explain,” a choked-up Rosales said.

He was one of four football players in Southern Arizona who signed to play at the Division I FBS level on Wednesday, national signing day. Overall, more than 50 local athletes signed to play collegiately.

Read all about Southern Arizona college signees in Thursday's Arizona Daily Star.

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