Rich Rodriguez picked up what could be his most impressive commitment Monday evening when wide receiver Trey Griffey, son of baseball great Ken Griffey Jr., made a verbal pledge to Arizona.
"My parents said, 'It's up to you, you got to do what you want to do ... what you feel is right,' " Griffey told the Orlando Sentinel. "I'm going to the University of Arizona. It doesn't get any better than that."
Griffey, a 6-foot-2, 190-pound wide receiver from Dr. Phillips High School in Orlando, Fla., is more than just a famous name. In the past year his stock as a top high school receiver has risen thanks to a stellar senior season that saw him catch 72 passes for 970 yards, breaking records set by Florida State's Kenny Shaw.
The effort earned him a spot in the Under Armour All-American game, a senior showcase that is open to just 92 players around the country.
Even though Griffey is from Florida, his interest was in the Pac-12. Griffey visited Arizona State earlier this month and also had ...