Pass catcher still surveying the scene

Pass catcher still surveying the scene

Dion Jordan may not have a set position in college but that has not prevented him from being one of the top recruits in the state of Arizona. Whether he wants to be a tight end or a receiver, the Chandler product has options.

Jordan is boasting well over a dozen offers, including Arizona. He was at the Arizona Passing League Tournament over the weekend. He missed the early part of the event to take the SAT but when he took the field he was observed by several Wildcat coaches, most notably head coach Mike Stoops.

Jordan released a top-six of Arizona, Arizona State, Oregon, Oregon State, Michigan and Boise State back in early May, but also mentioned Colorado, Utah and UCLA around that time as well. He was not ready to confirm any of those teams when I spoke with him over the weekend.

"So far everything is still pretty neutral," he answered when asked about his favorites.

Part of the reason he is hesitant to name specific schools is that he is still garnering more and more attention.

"There are still a whole bunch of schools jumping on the bandwagon," Jordan said. "It's nice, but it is getting worse. It is kind of crazy."

Jordan can play either tight end or big receiver. He has great size, but also has terrific speed and decent hands. Dion is also one of the state's top performers in the 110 and 300 meter hurdles. He has recorded times of 14.24 and 38.27 in those events respectively.

Arizona seems to be recruiting him for their Y position, a sort of hybrid TE and WR, that will be manned by both Anthony Johnson and some of the more traditional TE's this season.

Jordan, who may also be able to play defensive end as well, does not really care where he plays.

"It doesn't matter, I just want to get out there and play football," he noted.

Jordan was able to meet briefly with the Wildcat staff on Saturday, including a brief meeting with Stoops, but has said that when the passing league season is over that he's planning on coming down for some more unofficial visits to better learn about the program and further meet the coaching staff.

"Arizona, I'm still really looking into them," Jordan said. "I'm still loving the offense. The coaching staff, I met some more of them. They seem like real cool people."

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