Wildcat commits recruiting Curtis

Natrell Curtis has plenty of offers and may decide on his school at any time. Read on to see how he feels about Arizona, recent commitments, and more.

When Rich Rodriguez arrived at Arizona in the fall of 2011, he was greeted by a roster of players that didn't quite fit his system. To remedy the situation, he and his staff went out and recruited plenty of top recruits for the 2014 class.

Their efforts paid off on Tuesday, when cornerback Naijiel Hale announced that he had been a silent commit to the Wildcats for several weeks.

The focus now turns to other players in the class and one offensive recruit that Arizona has been going after is Phoenix Mountain Pointe offensive guard Natrell Curtis.

"My recruitment has been going pretty good," Curtis said. "U of A has been coming after me pretty hard lately. They're definitely recruiting me the hardest."

The lineman is no stranger to social media, taking to Twitter during his visit to the Arizona campus. On Tuesday, he went to Twitter again. This time, it was to discuss Hale's commitment with the cornerback.

"I was just talking to him about why he chose to go to Arizona," he said. "He gave me some info and it was nice to hear what he had to say.

"It's definitely a possibility that we could be playing together at Arizona."

Curtis admitted that the Hale commitment didn't change much in his mind, but did help the Wildcats out.

"It didn't really change the way I look at the school or the team," Curtis said. "I just know that if I chose to go down there, then I'd have a great player going with me."

Hale isn't the only Wildcat commit that has been trying to recruit Curtis either.

"Cameron Denson, the wide receiver, has been talking to me a lot," he said. "He's been telling me that I need to go down there and be a Wildcat with him."

The 6-foot-2, 300-pound lineman has been keeping a close eye on the commitments that the schools recruiting him are receiving.

"Right now, in my recruiting process, I am looking to narrow down my schools and see what kind of classes they are putting together," he said.

"It's good for Arizona (to be getting commitments early). It helps to see who I could be playing with if I went there."

Curtis is trying to keep his recruitment open for the time being. However, the guard could end his commitment at any time.

"I wouldn't say that I have a leader right now," he said. "I'm wide open.

"I could decide at any time. I'll know when the time is right. I'll decide whenever I just know that it is the place for me."

Curtis has already been down to Tucson to visit the Arizona campus, but will make a return trip on July 27th for the opening of the new facilities.

"I'm going down there with my dad," he said. "I already have a relationship with the coaches. I have already seen the facilities.

"This is really just an opportunity for my dad to meet the coaches and build their own little relationship."

The Wildcats stand out for the four-star lineman in majority due to the relationship that the coaches have built with the recruit.

"I really enjoy the relationship I have built with the coaches," Curtis said. "The new facility down there is nice. The power and zone offense that they run is pretty sweet, too."


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