Skip to main content
You are the owner of this article.
You have permission to edit this article.
Edit
Here's an updated look at the Arizona Wildcats' 2021 football recruiting class

Here's an updated look at the Arizona Wildcats' 2021 football recruiting class

080319-spt-uafb-p8.jpg

Head coach Kevin Sumlin walks with his Wildcats as they get loose for day seven of the University of Arizona's pre-season practices, Tucson, Ariz., August 2, 2019.

Before May 5, Arizona was one of two Power Five schools to not have a commit for its 2021 recruiting class. The Wildcats have gained 21 commits since then.  

Kevin Sumlin and UA's coaching staff expanded the program's recruiting efforts into Texas, Louisiana and Florida, while also targeting players from California and Arizona, among other states. 

Here's a current look at Arizona's '21 recruiting class: 


Clay Millen

Position: Quarterback

Height: 6-3

Weight: 188 pounds

Ranking: Four stars (247Sports); Three stars (Rivals)

Hometown: Snoqualmie, Washington (Mount Si)

Also considered: Oregon, Oregon State, UNLV, Indiana, Colorado, Florida Atlantic


Stevie Rocker

Position: Running back

Height: 6-0

Weight: 185 pounds

Ranking: Three stars (247Sports/Rivals)

Hometown: Tucson (Canyon del Oro)

Also considered: Cal, Nevada, BYU


Tyrese Johnson

Position: Wide receiver

Height: 6-1

Weight: 190 pounds

Ranking: Three stars (247Sports/Rivals)

Hometown: New Orleans (Booker T Washington)

Also considered: Florida State, Miami, Colorado, Virginia, Mississippi State, Tennessee, Louisville, Houston, Memphis, SMU, South Alabama, Southeastern Louisiana, Tulane


Jackson Bailey

Position: Outside linebacker / Safety

Height: 6-1

Weight: 220 pounds

Ranking: Three stars (247Sports); Unranked (Rivals)

Hometown: Red Oak, Texas (Texas)

Also considered: SMU, New Mexico, Louisiana Lafatyette, UTSA, Abilene Christian, Kansas, Nevada, Jackson State, Illinois State, Texas Southern


Montrell Johnson Jr. 

Position: Running back

Height: 5-10

Weight: 200 pounds

Ranking: Three stars (247Sports/Rivals)

Hometown: New Orleans (De La Salle)

Also considered: Tennessee, Virginia, Vanderbilt, Colorado, Duke, Arkansas State, Kansas, Tulane, Louisiana-Monroe, North Texas, Nicholls State 


James Bohls

Position: Outside linebacker

Height: 6-2

Weight: 210 pounds

Ranking: Three stars (247Sports/Rivals)

Hometown: San Clemente, California (San Clemente)

Also considered: Colorado State, Boise State, Hawaii, San Diego State, Utah State, Wyoming


Kolbe Cage

Position: Outside linebacker / Safety

Height: 6-0

Weight: 205 pounds

Ranking: Three stars (247Sports/Rivals)

Hometown: New Orleans (Holy Cross)

Also considered: Houston Baptist, Louisiana-Lafayette, Nevada, South Alabama, Southern


Ja'Marian Peterson 

Position: Defensive end

Height: 6-3

Weight: 238 pounds

Ranking: Three stars (247Sports/Rivals)

Hometown: New Orleans (De La Salle)

Also considered: Colorado, Illinois, Washington State, Ole Miss, Memphis, Florida Atlantic, Indiana, Boston College


KC Ossai

Position: Linebacker

Height: 6-1

Weight: 222 pounds

Ranking: Three stars (247Sports/Rivals)

Hometown: Conroe, Texas (Oak Ridge)

Also considered: Nevada, Air Force, Dartmouth, Army, Houston Baptist, New Mexico State


Kevon Garcia

Position: Defensive end

Height: 6-2

Weight: 215 pounds

Ranking: Three stars (247Sports/Rivals)

Hometown: Houston (Dekaney)

Also considered: Houston Baptist


DJ Fryar 

Position: Linebacker

Height: 6-3

Weight: 205 pounds

Ranking: Three stars (247Sports/Rivals)

Hometown: Steilacoom, Washington (Steilacoomn)

Also considered: Boise State, Air Force, Army, Navy, Fresno State, Nevada, Washington State


Dalton Johnson

Position: Safety

Height: 5-10

Weight: 180 pounds

Ranking: Three stars (247Sports/Rivals)

Hometown: Katy, Texas (Katy)

Also considered: Arkansas State, Houston, Army, Colorado State, SMU, UNLV, Virginia Tech, North Texas, Louisiana Tech, Houston Baptist


Matthew Weerts

Position: Linebacker

Height: 6-2

Weight: 217 pounds

Ranking: Three stars (247Sports/Rivals)

Hometown: Batavia, Illinois (Batavia)

Also considered: Boise State, Wyoming, Toledo, Southern Illinois, Navy, Ball State, Air Force, Army, Central Michigan, Indiana State, North Dakota State


JT Hand

Position: Offensive line

Height: 6-3

Weight: 285 pounds

Ranking: Three stars (247Sports); Two stars (Rivals)

Hometown: Mission Viejo, California (Mission Viejo)

Also considered: UNLV


Colby Powers 

Position: Tight end 

Height: 6-4

Weight: 235 pounds

Ranking: Three stars (247Sports/Rivals)

Hometown: Spring, Texas (Klein Collins)

Also considered: Colorado, Houston Baptist, Incarnate Word, New Mexico, Louisiana-Monroe and UTSA. 


Logan Kraut

Position: Safety

Height: 6-2

Weight: 190 pounds

Ranking: Three stars (247Sports/Rivals)

Hometown: Santa Rosa, California (Maria Carrillo)

Also considered: Air Force, Army, Cal Poly, Eastern Washington, Fresno State, New Mexico, NAU, Southern Utah, UNLV


Luke Eckardt

Position: Offensive tackle

Height: 6-7

Weight: 265 pounds

Ranking: Three stars (247Sports/Rivals)

Hometown: Richmond, Illinois (Richmond-Burton)

Also considered: Northern Illinois, Arkansas State, Bowling Green, Eastern Illinois, Eastern Michigan


Evan Branch-Haynes

Position: Defensive tackle

Height: 6-2

Weight: 270 pounds

Ranking: Three stars (247Sports); Two stars (Rivals) 

Hometown: San Francisco (Sacred Heart Cathedral Prep)

Also considered: Idaho, Stetson, Montana


Alex Navarro-Silva

Position: Defensive end

Height: 6-5

Weight: 220 pounds

Ranking: N/A

Hometown: Riverside, California (Riverside Community College)

Also considered: N/A


Ja'Quez Harvey

Position: Defensive end

Height: 6-4

Weight: 245 pounds

Ranking: Three stars (247Sports/Rivals)

Hometown: Los Angeles (Alain Leroy Locke)

Also considered: Oregon, Washington State, ASU, Utah, Colorado, Kansas, Fresno State


Cade Parrish

Position: Offensive tackle

Height: 6-5

Weight: 295 pounds

Ranking: N/A

Hometown: Logan, Utah (Snow College)

Also considered: Hawaii, San Jose State, Weber State, Liberty, Western Illinois 

Contact sports content producer Justin Spears at 573-4312 or jspears@tucson.com. On Twitter @justinesports

Be the first to know

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.

Sports producer

Justin writes stories and produces digital content about UA football and basketball and high school football. A Tucson native, Justin graduated from the UA in 2017 and is the host of the Wildcast Podcast and a radio host on ESPN Tucson.

Related to this story

Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.

Topics

News Alerts

Breaking News