The Arizona Wildcats are having an impressive June on the football recruiting front. With the recent commitment of Matthew ‘Mojo’ Weerts from Illinois, the Wildcats have now seen six players commit during the month of June and seven if you also count the final day of May.
That brings their total up to nine for the class meaning that over 75% of their commitments have come in the past 23 days.
Weerts penned his commitment on Twitter, saying “first of all, I’d like to thank God for all of the blessings in my life. Also, I want to thank my family, friends, teammates and all of the coaches that have recruiting me throughout this process. Special thanks to the entire Batavia coaching staff and Chris Browning for all their guidance and support. I would not be in this special place without all of the love from everyone in my life!
“With that being said, it’s time to bear down and I am committing to the University of Arizona! Thank you to coach Sumlin, coach Rhoads and Coach Devan for this tremendous opportunity! Go Wildcats!”
Weerts is the 58th-ranked inside linebacker prospect for the class of 2021 and ranks as a top prospect in the state of Illinois. He’s 6’2, 217 pounds and had at least 20 other scholarship offers.
He joins the likes of 3-star QB Clay Millen, 3-star athlete Cole Batson, 3-star DE Kevon Garcia, 3-star S Dalton Johnson and 3-star DT Evan Branch-Haynes as future Wildcats who pledged their services this month. Weerts also represents the fifth state that Sumlin has plucked players from, and in truth, they have yet to actually have a pledge from the state of Arizona. Texas, California, Illinois, Louisiana and Washington are where Arizona’s commitments hail from.