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Arizona Adds JUCO Offensive Tackle Cade Parrish

Arizona Wildcats football and head coach Kevin Sumlin stayed hot on the recruiting trail with adding the 20th commitment Saturday afternoon to the 2021 recruiting class.

The commitment comes from 6-foot-5 and 295 pounds JUCO offensive tackle Cade Parrish from Snow College located in Ephraim (Utah).

Arizona offensive line coach Kyle DeVan was the lead recruiter when it came to getting Parrish to Arizona.

“Each one of my goals I have, Coach DeVan has already accomplished. He has played in the Pac-12 (at Oregon State) and he’s played in the highest level professional league in the world. He can make me the best player I could possibly be,” said Parrish.

Parrish chose Arizona over Hawaii, San Jose State, and Liberty among others after receiving his offer from Sumlin on July 2.

“I chose Arizona because of its proximity to my home, the Pac-12 conference, and because I truthfully feel they have the best resources and coaching staff available to craft me into the player I want to become,” said Parrish.

When asked about Tucson and his visit last week, Parrish had this to say:

“I loved the feel of the city and the lay out of the campus. The facilities were top notch and looking back, I realize that I made my decision a lot sooner than I thought.”

With the commitment, Sumlin now has three offensive line commits for the 2021 recruiting class including JT Hand, Luke Eckardt. Two of the linemen are from JUCO programs — Eckardt and Parrish.

Arizona Football Class of 2021 Commits

PosNameHt/WtHS/JCCommitted
OLBJackson Bailey6-1/220Red Oak (TX) HS5/8/2020
RBJames Bohls 6-0/195San Clemente (CA) HS8/23/2020
DTEvan Branch-Haynes6-2/270S.F. Sacred Heart HS6/7/2020
OLBKolbe Cage6-0/205New Orleans Holy Cross HS5/5/2020
CBJavione Carr5-11/160Arlington (TX) Sam Houston HS9/10/2020
OT Luke Eckardt6-7/265Richmond (IL) Richmond-Burton HS7/17/2020
ILBDJ Fryar6-3/205Steilacoom (WA) HS7/4/2020
DEKevon Garcia 6-2/215Houston Dekaney HS6/15/2020
OCJT Hand6-3/285Mission VIejo (CA) HS5/31/2020
DEJa'Quez Harvey6-4/245Los Angeles Locke HS7/28/2020
SDalton Johnson5-10/180Katy (TX) HS6/15/2020
RBMontrell Johnson Jr.5-11/200New Orleans De La Salle HS7/6/2020
WRTyrese Johnson6-1/190New Orleans Booker T. Washington HS7/20/2020
ATHLogan Kraut 6-2/190Santa Rosa (CA) Carrillo HS7/12/2020
QB Clay Millen6-3/188Snoqualmie (WA) Mt. Si HS6/19/2020
CBJakelyn Morgan6-1/175Tyler (TX) Legacy HS8/27/2020
DEAlex Navarro-Silva 6-5/220Riverside (CA) CC 6/27/2020
ILBKC Ossai6-1.222Conroe (TX) Oak Ridge HS8/2/2020
OTCade Parrish 6-5/295Snow College (UT) CC8/1/2020
DEJa'Marian Peterson6-3/238New Orleans De La Salle HS7/26/2020
TE/QBColby Powers 6-4/235Klein Collins (TX) HS6/26/2020
RBStevie Rocker Jr.6-0/185CDO HS7/16/2020
ILBMatthew Weerts6-2/217Batavia (IL) HS6/22/2020

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ALLSPORTSTUCSON.com writer Troy Hutchison hails from Tucson and is a lifelong Arizona Wildcats follower. He has been involved in sports journalism over the last two years while taking communications courses at Pima Community College.

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