August 12, 2007

UA lands four-star Jarrell Barbour

One of Arizona's top 2008 recruits is off the board, as 6-foot-3, 190-pound Phoenix Centennial athlete Jarrell Barbour committed to Arizona on Sunday night.

The four-star prospect, ranked #2 overall in Arizona, had offers from Arizona State, Colorado, Michigan, Nebraska, Oklahoma, UNLV and Washington, but ended his recruitment by choosing the Wildcats.

"I just committed," Barbour told "I'm going to be a Wildcat. I'm going to the U of A."

As a junior, Barbour showed his versatility by rushing 43 times for 418 yards and five touchdowns, catching 24 balls for 505 yards and 10 touchdowns, while totaling 41 tackles with one interception and two fumble recoveries.

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