Arizona now has 20 commitments in their 2009 recruiting class. On Wednesday, the Wildcats picked up a commitment from 6-2, 185 pound wide receiver/safety Derrick Rainey, who comes from Northbrook High School in Houston, Texas.
Rainey chose Arizona over offers from TCU, Baylor and Iowa State. He confirmed his commitment to WildcatScoop.com.
Derrick's brother, Johnathan Rainey, plays for New Mexico and the Lobos were thought to be a serious player in his recruitment, as was Missouri. However, Rainey said that Missouri kept changing his official visit plans and since he was tired of waiting, he committed to Arizona.
Rainey previously told Scout.com that he prefers offense, and that's where he's expected to start his Arizona career.
"I'd like to play wide receiver or running back because I haven't played too much defense," he said. "I really like to be on the offensive side of the ball."
With Rainey's commitment, the Wildcats are still looking for another defensive back, offensive lineman and possibly defensive lineman.
Derrick Rainey is a Wildcat
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