TUCSON, Ariz. The Arizona football team picked up some depth and help at wide receiver and special teams overnight although it was months in the making.
How soon it will impact the Wildcats' fortunes will soon be determined.
Davonte' Neal, who decided to transfer from Notre Dame recently, has committed to the Arizona Wildcats. Neal was Arizona's No. 1 recruiting target last year.
According to reports, Neal will apply to the NCAA for a hardship waiver, which, if approved, would make him eligible for play in 2013. Typically, a transfer must sit out a season before become eligible.
Neal, a 5-foot-9, 171-pound back from Phoenix Chaparral, chose Arizona over UCLA.
Arizona had been a finalist when Neal was in high school, but he chose Notre Dame in a decision that was not made until well after signing day and after an awkward moment at his former elementary school in Ahwatukee. Neal scheduled a press conference in front of a school assembly to announce his college choice, then fai...