On this edition of the Recruiting Roundup powered by Rockin’ Refuel Varsity, Jared Cohen and Scout.com’s Jason Jewell continue to spotlight the players to watch in Arizona at each position going into the 2015 season. This week it is Tight Ends. The guys spotlight five to keep an eye on both on the field but also in recruiting over the next several months. One in which, was offered by both in-state Pac-12 Universities. Plus new recruiting news outside of the tight end position as well. Two academy schools offer two major AZ playmakers, a 2015 quarterback signs with a small school in Indiana and three former valley prep players who played JUCO ball last season, are getting division I attention.
Players mentioned: Adam Abbatacola – Apache Junction, Austin Cottrell – Mountain Ridge/Scottsdale Community College, Bryce Gilbert – Higley, Brandon Jamison – Chaparral, Tyler Johnson – Highland, Jacob Ksiazek – Salpointe, Gabe Murphy – Shadow Mountain/Mesa Community College, Andrew Nichols – Centennial, Micah Reed-Campos – Chandler, Christian Skeptaris – Chaparral, Jeremiah Szafranski – Shadow Mountain/Glendale Community College.
Schools mentioned: Air Force, Arizona, Arizona State, Army, Boise State, Cornell, Hampton, Northern Arizona, South Dakota State, Texas State, Wabash.