Highest-rated Class of 2021 football recruits from Arizona

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August 22, 2021
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Highest-rated Class of 2021 football recruits from Arizona

With National Signing Day behind us and the 2021 college football season fast-approaching, Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated Class of 2021 football recruits from Arizona using 247Sports.

There are a number of players primed to make big impacts right away, including as starters as soon as they arrive. The highest-rated players run the gamut from offense to special teams. Without a doubt, several of the players listed here are sure to be household names by the holidays. Keep reading to discover the highest-rated football recruits from your home state.

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#50: Jack Whitten (CB)

- College: Brown
- High school: Chaparral (Scottsdale, AZ)
- National ranking: #2,686 (2 stars, 0.773 rating)
- Position ranking: #235 (CB)
- Offers: Brown
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#49: Liam Hoffmeyer (TE)

- College: Air Force
- High school: Cibola (Yuma, AZ)
- National ranking: #2,664 (2 stars, 0.7781 rating)
- Position ranking: #139 (TE)
- Offers: Air Force
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#48: Kyle Orr (ILB)

- College: Air Force
- High school: Chandler (Chandler, AZ)
- National ranking: #2,660 (2 stars, 0.7781 rating)
- Position ranking: #126 (ILB)
- Offers: Air Force, Abilene Christian, Idaho, Morehead State
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#47: Daxon Lindholm (APB)

- College: Army
- High school: Centennial (Peoria, AZ)
- National ranking: #2,657 (2 stars, 0.7781 rating)
- Position ranking: #28 (APB)
- Offers: Army
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#46: Zachary Blackwood (SDE)

- College: Northern Arizona
- High school: Desert Edge (Goodyear, AZ)
- National ranking: #2,652 (2 stars, 0.7781 rating)
- Position ranking: #157 (SDE)
- Offers: Northern Arizona, Valparaiso
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#45: Jake Schmitt (OLB)

- College: Northern Arizona
- High school: Corona Del Sol (Tempe, AZ)
- National ranking: #2,624 (2 stars, 0.7831 rating)
- Position ranking: #171 (OLB)
- Offers: Northern Arizona, Colorado State, New Mexico, New Mexico State, Southern Utah
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#44: Andrew Patterson (WR)

- College: Montana State
- High school: Desert Edge (Goodyear, AZ)
- National ranking: #2,616 (2 stars, 0.7831 rating)
- Position ranking: #321 (WR)
- Offers: Montana State, Gardner-Webb, Idaho, New Mexico, New Mexico State
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#43: Jackson Ray (P)

- College: Colorado State
- High school: Highland (Gilbert, AZ)
- National ranking: #2,528 (2 stars, 0.7932 rating)
- Position ranking: #16 (P)
- Offers: Colorado State
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#42: Brady Shough (ATH)

- College: Northern Arizona
- High school: Hamilton (Chandler, AZ)
- National ranking: #2,508 (2 stars, 0.7942 rating)
- Position ranking: #200 (ATH)
- Offers: Northern Arizona
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#41: JD Roberts (OLB)

- College: New Mexico
- High school: Notre Dame Preparatory (Scottsdale, AZ)
- National ranking: #2,447 (3 stars, 0.797 rating)
- Position ranking: #161 (OLB)
- Offers: New Mexico, Northern Arizona
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#40: Damarcus Ellis-Dennard (S)

- College: New Mexico State
- High school: Brophy College Preparatory (Phoenix, AZ)
- National ranking: #2,445 (3 stars, 0.797 rating)
- Position ranking: #196 (S)
- Offers: New Mexico State
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#39: Hank Pepper (LS)

- College: Michigan State
- High school: Chandler (Chandler, AZ)
- National ranking: #2,432 (3 stars, 0.799 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (LS)
- Offers: Michigan State, San Diego State
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#38: Andrell Barney (CB)

- College: New Mexico
- High school: Basha (Chandler, AZ)
- National ranking: #2,319 (3 stars, 0.8044 rating)
- Position ranking: #210 (CB)
- Offers: New Mexico, Hawaii, Montana State-Northern, Nevada, New Mexico State
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#37: Xander Werner (ATH)

- College: Northern Arizona
- High school: Saguaro (Scottsdale, AZ)
- National ranking: #2,286 (3 stars, 0.8053 rating)
- Position ranking: #182 (ATH)
- Offers: Northern Arizona, Air Force, Army, Bucknell, Fordham
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#36: Jaxon McBride (OT)

- College: Arizona
- High school: Casteel (Queen Creek, AZ)
- National ranking: #2,273 (3 stars, 0.8064 rating)
- Position ranking: #189 (OT)
- Offers: Northern Arizona
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#35: Bear Milacek (PRO)

- College: New Mexico
- High school: Boulder Creek (Phoenix, AZ)
- National ranking: #2,262 (3 stars, 0.8065 rating)
- Position ranking: #78 (PRO)
- Offers: New Mexico, San Diego, Valparaiso, Western Kentucky
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#34: Zion Burns (S)

- College: Nevada
- High school: Poston Butte (SAN TAN VALLEY, AZ)
- National ranking: #2,127 (3 stars, 0.8118 rating)
- Position ranking: #177 (S)
- Offers: Nevada, Abilene Christian, Austin Peay
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#33: Jack Howell (ATH)

- College: Colorado State
- High school: Hamilton (Chandler, AZ)
- National ranking: #2,126 (3 stars, 0.8118 rating)
- Position ranking: #167 (ATH)
- Offers: Colorado State, New Mexico, New Mexico State, Northern Arizona
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#32: Darrion Dalton (DT)

- College: San Diego State
- High school: Saguaro (Scottsdale, AZ)
- National ranking: #2,113 (3 stars, 0.8127 rating)
- Position ranking: #121 (DT)
- Offers: San Diego State, Air Force, Army, Fordham, Idaho
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#31: Zeke Branham (ATH)

- College: Fresno State
- High school: Skyline (Mesa, AZ)
- National ranking: #2,079 (3 stars, 0.8139 rating)
- Position ranking: #164 (ATH)
- Offers: Fresno State, Abilene Christian, Air Force, Army, Ball State
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#30: Zachary Lewis (ATH)

- College: Nevada
- High school: Hamilton (Chandler, AZ)
- National ranking: #2,077 (3 stars, 0.8139 rating)
- Position ranking: #163 (ATH)
- Offers: Nevada, Army, Northern Arizona, Washington State
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#29: Ammon Allen (OLB)

- College: Arizona
- High school: Highland (Gilbert, AZ)
- National ranking: #2,046 (3 stars, 0.8154 rating)
- Position ranking: #135 (OLB)
- Offers: Air Force, Army, Eastern Michigan, Navy
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#28: Caiden Miles (OT)

- College: Northern Arizona
- High school: Centennial (Peoria, AZ)
- National ranking: #1,862 (3 stars, 0.8227 rating)
- Position ranking: #155 (OT)
- Offers: Northern Arizona, UNLV, Air Force, Columbia, New Mexico State
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#27: Sione Hingano (OT)

- College: BYU
- High school: Chandler (Chandler, AZ)
- National ranking: #1,856 (3 stars, 0.8227 rating)
- Position ranking: #154 (OT)
- Offers: BYU, Idaho, Northern Arizona, Southern Utah, Weber State
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#26: Jalen Richmond (WR)

- College: Boise State
- High school: Chandler (Chandler, AZ)
- National ranking: #1,841 (3 stars, 0.824 rating)
- Position ranking: #250 (WR)
- Offers: Boise State, Abilene Christian, Eastern Michigan, Georgetown, Idaho
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#25: Alani Ma'afu (DT)

- College: Northern Arizona
- High school: Saguaro (Scottsdale, AZ)
- National ranking: #1,761 (3 stars, 0.8265 rating)
- Position ranking: #101 (DT)
- Offers: Northern Arizona, Hawaii, Iowa State, Kansas State, Liberty
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#24: Trey Brown (OLB)

- College: Duke
- High school: Arcadia (Phoenix, AZ)
- National ranking: #1,712 (3 stars, 0.8282 rating)
- Position ranking: #115 (OLB)
- Offers: Duke, Colorado State, Eastern Washington, Georgetown, Hawaii
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#23: Anthony Franklin (WDE)

- College: Stanford
- High school: Pinnacle (Phoenix, AZ)
- National ranking: #1,581 (3 stars, 0.8322 rating)
- Position ranking: #86 (WDE)
- Offers: Stanford, Air Force, Arizona, Army, Brown
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#22: Brock Dieu (OG)

- College: Washington State
- High school: Casteel (Queen Creek, AZ)
- National ranking: #1,484 (3 stars, 0.8364 rating)
- Position ranking: #74 (OG)
- Offers: Washington State, Air Force, Arizona State, Army, Boise State
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#21: Zion Magalei (OLB)

- College: Colorado
- High school: Chandler (Chandler, AZ)
- National ranking: #1,408 (3 stars, 0.8389 rating)
- Position ranking: #95 (OLB)
- Offers: Colorado, Air Force, Arizona, Army, Brown
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#20: Stevie Rocker (RB)

- College: Arizona
- High school: Canyon Del Oro (Tucson, AZ)
- National ranking: #1,309 (3 stars, 0.843 rating)
- Position ranking: #79 (RB)
- Offers: Arizona, BYU, California, Nevada
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#19: William Haskell (DUAL)

- College: San Diego State
- High school: Ironwood (Glendale, AZ)
- National ranking: #1,230 (3 stars, 0.8456 rating)
- Position ranking: #38 (DUAL)
- Offers: San Diego State, Akron, Duke, Fresno State, Iowa State
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#18: Dorian Singer (WR)

- College: Texas
- High school: Pinnacle (Phoenix, AZ)
- National ranking: #1,066 (3 stars, 0.8514 rating)
- Position ranking: #151 (WR)
- Offers: Texas, Air Force, Eastern Michigan, Howard, Illinois State
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#17: Krew Jackson (S)

- College: Kansas State
- High school: Queen Creek (Queen Creek, AZ)
- National ranking: #951 (3 stars, 0.8551 rating)
- Position ranking: #74 (S)
- Offers: Kansas State, Air Force, Arizona, Arizona State, Boise State
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#16: Mikey Keene (DUAL)

- College: UCF
- High school: Chandler (Chandler, AZ)
- National ranking: #819 (3 stars, 0.8601 rating)
- Position ranking: #24 (DUAL)
- Offers: UCF, Coastal Carolina, Columbia, Eastern Michigan, Hawaii
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#15: Isaia Glass (OT)

- College: Arizona State
- High school: Queen Creek (Queen Creek, AZ)
- National ranking: #813 (3 stars, 0.8606 rating)
- Position ranking: #74 (OT)
- Offers: not available
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#14: Brandon Buckner (OLB)

- College: Oregon
- High school: Chandler (Chandler, AZ)
- National ranking: #787 (3 stars, 0.8614 rating)
- Position ranking: #46 (OLB)
- Offers: Oregon, Arizona, Arizona State, Colorado, Fresno State
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#13: Zereoue Williams (OT)

- College: Utah
- High school: Mountain Pointe (Phoenix, AZ)
- National ranking: #776 (3 stars, 0.8618 rating)
- Position ranking: #69 (OT)
- Offers: Utah, Arizona State, Boston College, Florida State, Iowa State
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#12: Hunter Barth (S)

- College: California
- High school: Queen Creek (Queen Creek, AZ)
- National ranking: #752 (3 stars, 0.8626 rating)
- Position ranking: #59 (S)
- Offers: California, Arizona, Boise State, Duke, Idaho
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#11: Trey Reynolds (ILB)

- College: Utah
- High school: Queen Creek (Queen Creek, AZ)
- National ranking: #668 (3 stars, 0.8668 rating)
- Position ranking: #31 (ILB)
- Offers: not available
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#10: Isaiah Newcombe (ATH)

- College: UCLA
- High school: Casteel (Queen Creek, AZ)
- National ranking: #557 (3 stars, 0.8727 rating)
- Position ranking: #35 (ATH)
- Offers: UCLA, Abilene Christian, Air Force, Army, Boise State
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#9: Eli Sanders (ATH)

- College: Iowa State
- High school: Chandler (Chandler, AZ)
- National ranking: #535 (3 stars, 0.8746 rating)
- Position ranking: #33 (ATH)
- Offers: Iowa State, Boise State, Arizona, Arizona State, Hawaii
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#8: Saia Mapakaitolo (OT)

- College: Minnesota
- High school: Red Mountain (Mesa, AZ)
- National ranking: #516 (3 stars, 0.8763 rating)
- Position ranking: #44 (OT)
- Offers: Minnesota, USC, Arizona, Arizona State, BYU
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#7: Steven Ortiz (CB)

- College: Minnesota
- High school: Desert Edge (Goodyear, AZ)
- National ranking: #322 (4 stars, 0.8958 rating)
- Position ranking: #27 (CB)
- Offers: Minnesota, Arizona, California, Duke, Houston
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#6: Kai Millner (PRO)

- College: California
- High school: Higley (Gilbert, AZ)
- National ranking: #289 (4 stars, 0.9023 rating)
- Position ranking: #17 (PRO)
- Offers: California, Arizona, Arizona State, Boise State, Colorado
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#5: Jonah Miller (OG)

- College: Oregon
- High school: Sahuaro (Tucson, AZ)
- National ranking: #281 (4 stars, 0.904 rating)
- Position ranking: #17 (OG)
- Offers: Oregon, Arizona, Arizona State, Colorado, Florida
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#4: Quintin Somerville (SDE)

- College: UCLA
- High school: Saguaro (Scottsdale, AZ)
- National ranking: #221 (4 stars, 0.9147 rating)
- Position ranking: #15 (SDE)
- Offers: not available
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#3: Denzel Burke (ATH)

- College: Ohio State
- High school: Saguaro (Scottsdale, AZ)
- National ranking: #194 (4 stars, 0.9215 rating)
- Position ranking: #8 (ATH)
- Offers: Ohio State, Arizona, Arizona State, Auburn, Colorado
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#2: Bram Walden (OT)

- College: Oregon
- High school: Saguaro (Scottsdale, AZ)
- National ranking: #84 (4 stars, 0.9625 rating)
- Position ranking: #10 (OT)
- Offers: not available
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#1: Ty Thompson (PRO)

- College: Oregon
- High school: Mesquite (Gilbert, AZ)
- National ranking: #39 (4 stars, 0.981 rating)
- Position ranking: #4 (PRO)
- Offers: not available
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