Wildcats add to 2012 class

Arizona has added to its 2012 class. Read on to see what position, the recruit's thoughts on coming to Arizona, and more.

While much of Arizona's recruiting focus moved on to 2013, there was still room to add to the 2012 class should the coaching staff find a player that was worthy of a scholarship.

On Thursday, Arizona found just that.

Cerritos Junior College quarterback B.J. Denker took a visit to Arizona on Wednesday and Thursday and immediately committed to the Wildcats when offered on Thursday morning.

"I talked to them last week and my coach sent my film and they were impressed and liked it," Denker said. "I came out on a visit and they wanted to size me up and see how I was as a player and person and I enjoyed the visit a lot.

"The offer was made this morning and the quarterback situation, the atmosphere, and the team was all a good fit."

The 6-foot-3, 190-pound signal caller is eligible to play next season and while Arizona was able to secure a quick commitment, it certainly was not the only school involved.

"I will be able to play next year," Denker said. "I could not get enrolled at Indiana based on an admissions technicality and then it was slow up until now and then Maryland was interested the day before Arizona called and New Mexico offered me also."

Denker completed 56% of his passes for 2,319 yards, 31 touchdowns and 11 interceptions and rushed for 430 yards and seven touchdowns as well.

In terms of making a decision, Denker says it came down to how well he felt he fit in with the offense and overall depth chart.

"The offense is suited for the type of QB I am," he said. "I love fast paced tempo and it is a really fun offense.

"The campus was not the deciding factor, it was mostly the coaching staff and the offensive staff. The weather was nice, campus was nice but it was mostly the situation and the offense I was coming into and the coaching staff."

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