Ten Players Added to January Enrollee Group
TUCSON, Ariz. – Head coach Rich Rodriguez and Arizona football have announced the addition of 10 student-athletes to its class of January 2015 enrollees. In total, 13 new student-athletes joined the Wildcats’ roster with the start of the spring semester last week.
Devon Brewer (6-0, 170) is a cornerback from Fresno, Calif. He played for head coach Justin Garza at Central High School, graduated in spring 2014 and then played for head coach Bill Chaplick at Milford Academy in 2014. In 2013, he was ranked No. 47 at cornerback (Scout.com), a Blue-Grey All-American, Defensive MVP and a three-star recruit by Scout.com and Rivals.com. In 2014, he is No. 12 on Rivals.com’s Prep School Top-30 while totaling 29 tackles, six passes broken up and an interception returned for a touchdown.
David Catalano (6-4, 294) is an offensive lineman from Tucson, Ariz. and will join the Wildcats as a graduate student. He played for head coach Dusty Peace at Canyon del Oro High School, graduated in December 2010 and spent four seasons at San Jose State. He graduated from SJSU in spring 2014 with a bachelor’s in business management as part of the Sbona Honors Program. He played in nine games for the Spartans and was named to Western Athletic Conference All-Academic Team. At CDO, he was the Class 4A-I co-Player of the Year and an all-state honoree (4A-I and all divisions) as a defensive lineman.
Darrell Cloy (6-3, 245) is a tight end from Pico Rivera, Calif. He played for head coach Frank Mazzotta at La Habra High School, graduated in spring 2014 and then played for head coach Bill Chaplick at Milford Academy in 2014. In 2013, he was ranked No. 37 at tight end (Scout.com), earned second-team all-conference honors, played in the West Coast Bowl and was a three-star recruit by Scout.com and Rivals.com. In 2014, he is No. 14 on Rivals.com’s Prep School Top-30 while totaling 14 receptions for 149 yards and a touchdown.
Oliver Graybar (5-10, 200) is a kicker/punter from Reno, Nev. He played for head coach Dan Avansino at Reno High School and played for head coach Bill Chaplick at Milford Academy in fall 2014. He was the 2013 Reno Gazette-Journal Special Teams Player of the Year, earned academic all-state honors and was a two-time all-region honoree.
Jarek Hilgers (6-0, 210) is a running back/safety from Phoenix, Ariz. He’s a 2013 graduate of Desert Vista High School and spent his first two collegiate seasons at Arizona State. As a senior in high school, he rushed for 1,692 yards and 25 touchdowns.
Jack Kness-Knezinskis (6-3, 280) is an offensive lineman from Phoenix, Ariz. He played for head coach Dana Zupke at Pinnacle High School and for head coach Doug Madoski at Scottsdale Community College. The Fighting Artichokes were 8-3 in 2014 and played in the Valley of the Sun Bowl.
Alex Kosinski (6-5, 275) is an offensive lineman from Larkspur, Calif. He played for head coach Corky Henderson at Redwood High School and graduated in December 2014 in order to enroll early. He earned first-team All-Marin County Athletic League honors as a junior and a senior and is a three-star recruit by Rivals.com.
Jordan Morgan (6-2, 197) is a receiver from Beaverton, Ore. He played for head coach Doug Dean at Southridge High School and graduated in spring 2014. As a senior, he earned first-team all-state honors and was a Scout.com three-star recruit.
Jace Whittaker (6-0, 170) is a defensive back from Oceanside, Calif. He played for head coach John Carroll at Oceanside High School and graduated in spring 2014. As a senior, he was his squad’s defensive player of the year, earned first-team all-conference honors and was a three-star recruit by Scout.com and Rivals.com.
Sharif Williams (6-2, 298) is a defensive lineman from Fresno, Calif. He played for head coach Justin Garza at Central High School and graduated in spring 2014. As a senior, he was a three-star recruit by Scout.com and Rivals.com.
The group joins December NLI student-athletes and junior college transfers Anthony Fotu (defensive line), Paul Magloire (safety) and Matt Morin (tight end) as Arizona’s group of January enrollees.
For fans looking to become new season ticket holders, deposits are currently being accepted for the 2015 football season. Deposits are $50 per seat and seat locations are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Current season ticket holders will receive renewal information later this month.
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