Georges bringing speed to Arizona

Arizona received a commitment from Key West wide receiver Clive Georges. Read on to see why he decided on Arizona, how he will be used, and more.

It is no secret that Rich Rodriguez is looking for more speed at the slot receiver spot and he took one more step closer to that goal with the commitment of 6-foot-1, 170-pound Key West (Fla.) receiver Clive Georges.

Georges says that it came down to four main factors when making his decision and emphasized one in particular.

"The coaching, the environment, the kids and the players," Georges said of what played a role in his decision. "The players and coaches were all together like a family."

The commitment to Arizona was something of a surprise even to Georges, who came into the visit thinking about another school.

"It was something I decided when I got there," he said of a decision. "At first I liked Arizona but I really had Western Michigan in the back of my head because it has so many Florida kids that it felt like home. When I got there, I talked to my mom and decided to come to Arizona."

Georges was told that the coaching staff will utilize his speed on bubble screens and fly routes and trusts the two main coaches recruiting him to help him succeed.

"I am talking to Tony Dews and Rod Smith," Georges said. "Coach Dews is an outgoing guy that likes to have fun, but is also serious. He can also relate to kids and Coach Smith is a laid back coach that also knows what he is doing."

Now that Arizona has added another receiver, what type of player will the Wildcats be getting?

"Perhaps the biggest rising prospect in the state in 2011, Georges was relatively unknown as a junior,"'s Mike Bakas writes. "He really emerged as a senior and put together an outstanding season.

"At 6-foot-1, he can flat out fly and just has a tremendous overall athletic package. He made plays all season, even against some of the best teams in the state (like Norland).

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