Signing Day Awards: Most Underrated
Jordan Poland
Jordan Poland

Posted Feb 5, 2014


There are always underrated players in every class. Read on to see who we think the players in Arizona's class are.

Cody James Martin: Rodney Carr is another player, similar to Denson, who has excelled at numerous positions.

Carr will be brought in as a cornerback and really understands the way that football is played. He has a high IQ on the field and should be a good pickup for Arizona.

Carr often gets overlooked because of the more high profile recruits that have come and gone from the Wildcats in this recruiting class.

With Naijiel Hale and Jalen Tabor both committed at one point, it was easy to overlook Carr, but without those two, Carr will be competing with Kwesi Mashack and Patrick Glover for early playing time in the desert.

Michael Luke: Obviously Sharif Williams' injury is a major setback, but he has time on his side. He probably won't see the field until 2016, which would give him nearly 3 years to recover from his knee injury.

When looking at his pre-injury tape one sees a player who knows his job is to clog up the middle and create tackling lanes for linebackers.

He already has the size and aggressiveness to succeed and by the time he hits the field, you can add maturity to that as well.

Jason Scheer: Jordan Poland was a USC commit for quite a while, but kind of disappeared in terms of attention because he did not do a lot of interviews and most people assumed that is where he was headed.

Poland sat out for a year and when the new USC staff came along, Arizona took advantage.

His size is unreal, as he comes in at a legit 6-foot-8, 335 pounds. There won't be many linemen in the entire country that are Poland's size and Arizona can use that to its benefit.

Now, Poland has some things to fix and he is a bit raw, but with good coaching, we think he has the potential to really surprise people at this level.


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