Bisgard Latest Arizona Commit

Saguaro DE Derek Bisgard announces college plans today. He gives 24-7Football.com the scoop inside...

After visiting Army and Montana State, Scottsdale (AZ) Saguaro defensive end Derek Bisgard deciding that Army was where he wanted to play his college ball.

Bisgard committed this evening during an in-home visit. He tells Scout.com, "Coach Brock came to my house and we talked for about half an hour and then I told him that I wanted to be a Black Knight."

His reasoning, "I like the division-one factor but that was not the only reason. It was too good of an opportunity. It really fits my personality discipline wise. Overall it was just a good fit."

Bisgard (6-1 255) is being recruited to play defensive end and this is another factor that led to his commitment. Many schools envisioned him as a defensive tackle despite him being named 1st team all Arizona at DE, recording 128 tackles, 19 sacks, 2 fumble recoveries for touchdowns and being named his region's defensive player of the year.

The military commitment is something that detours some kids from Army but this did not come into play for Bisgard. "The commitment doesn't bother me a bit, " he says. He will serve five years of active duty after graduation and then serve three years in the reserves.

Bisgard says that he is a solid commit. He has cancelled next week's visit to Weber State and told the Montana State coaches that he was going to West Pointe.


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