TUCSON, Ariz. — Rich Rodriguez is continuing to stockpile talented quarterbacks for the future at Arizona.
Late Friday night, junior college transfer Jerrard Randall committed to the Wildcats after a visit to Tucson, according to Scout.com.
Randall played last season at Northeast Mississippi Junior College. A 6-foot-1, 188-pound dual-threat athlete, he spent two years at LSU before going the junior college route for playing time. Out of Hollywood High in Florida, he was a four-star recruit who was ranked higher than both Oregon’s Marcus Mariota and Texas A&M Johnny Manziel. Randall wanted to go to Oregon initially but didn’t qualify academically and then signed at LSU.
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Randall will have two years of eligibility remaining and reportedly will enroll at UA in January.
He’ll have plenty of competition next season, joining senior-to-be Jesse Scroggin, another juco transfer who didn’t play this year because he couldn’t surpass starter B.J. Denker; Texas transfer Connor Brewer, who sat out because of transfer rules but ran the scout team; junior Javelle Allen, who was Denker’s backup this season; and redshirt freshman Anu Soloman, a four-star recruit whom many project as the favorite for the job next year.