Arizona lands commitment from elite 2015 tackle

Arizona landed perhaps its biggest recruit — in more ways than one — of the 2015 class Saturday when offensive tackle Keenan Walker announced his commitment to the Wildcats.

Walker, a 6-foot-6, 280-pounder from Scottsdale Chaparral, is rated a four-star recruit by He is the ninth-ranked tackle and the 98th-ranked player overall in the country. Walker also had offers from Arizona State, Michigan, Nebraska, Ohio State, Oregon, Texas, Texas A&M, UCLA, USC, Washington and others.

Walker becomes the fourth member of Arizona’s 2015 class, joining three-star receiver Darick Holmes (Newbury Park, Calif.), three-star tight end Ricky McCoy (Fresno, Calif.), three-star running back Taren Morrison (Mesa Desert Ridge) and three-star defensive tackle Finton Connolly (Gilbert Campo Verde).