Tucson High’s Daniel Becerra commits to Chadron (Neb.) State

Tucson High School wide receiver/safety Daniel Becerra has made his commitment to Chadron (Neb.) State, an NCAA Division II program.

Becerra, 6-foot-3 and 203 pounds, chose the Eagles over reputable programs such as Division 1 FCS school Wagner and also Western New Mexico. Other schools that offered him a scholarship were Dakota State, Hamline, Southwest Minnesota State and Wisconsin-River Falls.

Tucson High’s Daniel Becerra (Charlie Ramirez/Tucson High photo)

“I chose Chadron because the staff made it clear that I’m someone they wanted there, and can compete early on,” Becerra mentioned. “I’m excited to compete and build a brotherhood.”

Becerra, who has a 3.4 GPA, plans to study anatomy or biology.

He registered two sacks in Tucson’s two games in the fall, a limited schedule because of COVID-19. He also had eight receptions for 155 yards with two touchdowns in those games.

Becerra is the 24th local Class of 2021 prospect to make a commitment or sign with a college. Here is a list:


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