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Arizona football recruiting: Tristan Cooper commits to Wildcats

Arizona lands a safety from El Paso

Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports

The Arizona Wildcats 2016 recruiting class made its way back up to 13 members Sunday morning as the coaching staff received a verbal commitment from safety Tristan Cooper of El Paso.

Cooper was on his visit to Tucson this weekend, and decided to commit Saturday night.

He is a three-star, 6-1, 180 pound safety from Andress High School. While he's unranked by some recruiting services, it seems that his recruitment was about to change in a big way:

Do you want to see the film that caught the Arizona staff's eye? Here's a look at his senior year highlights:

This is just the first of many pieces that will need to fall for Arizona over the next week and a half. The new defensive staff seems to have a solid plan in place to make the days leading up to National Signing Day turn out well for the Wildcats and their fans.