Wildcats football signing day tracker: Fisch aims for top class in years

Dec 15, 2021, 7:39 AM | Updated: Dec 16, 2021, 9:45 am

Coming off a 1-11 season, head coach Jedd Fisch aims to show that a full year of effort on the recruiting front will swing momentum in a positive direction for the Arizona Wildcats.

Early signing day on Wednesday is expected to show just that.

The Wildcats enter the day with the third-ranked class in the Pac-12 and a projected top-40 class nationally, according to 247 Sports. Last year, Arizona’s class ranked 77th in the country.

Fisch and staff have recruited the high school ranks heavily after leaning on the transfer portal for the 2021 class — that was necessary last offseason due to taking the open Arizona job in late December 2020.

Considering Arizona’s record this past year, it’s safe to say there are no priorities in this recruiting class, though Fisch has put efforts in familiarizing himself in the state of Arizona, as well as hitting California hard. He needs talent, and the new talent could have the benefit of learning on the job in 2022.

Below you’ll find a running list of players who’ve signed letters of intent on Wednesday and their composite rankings. It will be updated through early signing day.

Arizona football early signing day tracker

DJ Warnell, S, UCLA – transfer

Sterling Lane II, LB, Oaks Christian School (Westlake Village, Calif.) – 4 stars

Keyan Burnett, TE, Servite High School (Anaheim, Calif.) – 4 stars

Ephesians Prysock, CB, Bishop Alemany High School (Mission Hills, Calif.) – 4 stars

Tacario Davis, CB, Millikan High School (Long Beach, Calif.) – 3 stars

Isaiah Ward, EDGE, Colony High School (Ontario, Calif.) – 3 stars

Jonah Savaiinaea, OL, St. Louis School (Honolulu) – 3 stars

Noah Fifita, QB, Servite High School (Anaheim, Calif.) – 3 stars

A.J. Jones, WR, Colony High School (Ontario, Calif.) – 3 stars

Ta’ita’i Uiagalelei, EDGE, Mater Dei High School (Santa Ana, Calif.) – 3 stars

Kevin Green, WR, Bishop Alemany High School (Mission Hills, Calif.) – 3 stars

Jacob Manu, LB, Servite High School (Anaheim, Calif.) – 3 stars

Jonah Coleman, RB, Lincoln High School (Stockton, Calif.) – 3 stars

Tyler Martin, LB, Buckingham Browne & Nichols School (Cambridge, Mass.) – 3 stars

Tyler Powell, TE, Brophy College Preparatory (Phoenix) – 3 stars

Jermaine Wiggins Jr., DL, Bridgton Academy (Bridgton, Ma.) – 3 stars

Jacob Reece, OL, Brighton High School (Salt Lake City, Utah) – 3 stars

Grayson Stovall, OL, Hamilton High School (Chandler, Ariz.) – 3 stars

Russell Davis II, EDGE, Hamilton High School (Chandler, Ariz.) – 3 stars

Isaiah Johnson, DL, Chandler High School (Chandler, Ariz.) – 3 stars

Brandon Craddock, LB, Sandra Day O’Connor High School (Glendale, Ariz.) – 2 stars

Jai-Ayviauynn Celestine, ATH, Palmetto High School (Miami) – No stars


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