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The Arizona Wildcats received their fifth verbal commitment for the class of 2018 on Monday.

Three-star linebacker Issaiah Johnson of Los Alamitos, California, committed to the UA via Twitter:

Scout ranks Johnson as the No. 38 inside linebacker in the country, No. 7 in the West and No. 5 in California. He is listed at 6-3½ (6-2 by Rivals) and 215 pounds.

Johnson is the second defensive player to commit to Arizona for 2018, joining defensive end Adam Plant of Las Vegas. Here’s a look at the Wildcats’ class to date:


  • Issaiah Johnson, LB, Los Alamitos, Calif.
  • Jamarye Joiner, QB/ATH, Vail (Cienega)
  • Jaden Mitchell, WR, Las Vegas (Desert Pines)
  • Adam Plant, DE, Las Vegas (Bishop Gorman)
  • David Watson, OT, Tucson (Amphitheater)