Scout.com has confirmed that Chandler (Az.) High School DB/RB Paul Perkins has pledged to the Bruins. Perkins says on his Facebook page, "I am going to be a Bruin."
Perkins visited Northwestern this weekend and was scheduled to visit Fresno State next weekend but has cancelled the visit.
Perkins had a breakout senior year for the Wolves. He has rushed for 1,297 yards and 20 TDs, helping his team to the quarterfinals of the D1 state playoffs.
Perkins also had offers from Wyoming, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico and Air Force.
Perkins is being recruited as an athlete by most schools. He showed his versatility by also catching 11 passes for 105 yards and 1 TD and recording 22 tackles and 2 PBUs on defense.
Chandler finished their 2011 season with an 8-4 record.
Here are the newest Bruins' senior highlights: