Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Arizona lands touted tight end
By ESPN.com staff
Is a Rob Gronkowski sequel coming to Tucson?
Tight end Taylor McNamara (San Diego, Calif./Westview) has committed to Arizona, ESPN's Greg Biggins reports.
A member of the ESPNU150, McNamara had offers from USC, Ohio State, Florida State, Michigan, Notre Dame, Washington, UCLA, California, Washington, Oregon State, Arizona State, Colorado, Utah, Miami, Maryland and Kentucky.
So this is a big get for the Wildcats.
"There were a lot of reasons why I liked Arizona. I'll have a chance to play early there, I'm comfortable with the school and the direction the program is going in, it's close enough to home for my parents and coaches to come and watch me and I like the players on the team and trust the coaching staff there," he told Biggins.
McNamara, 6-foot-5, 230 pounds, is the Wildcats' third commitment.