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Arizona football recruiting: 3-star athlete Jhevon Hill verbally commits to Wildcats

Arizona lands its eighth commit of the 2018 class

Jhevon Hill at the Nike Football The Opening Los Angeles.
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On Saturday, the Arizona Wildcats hosted their annual recruiting event called “The Closing.” The event hosted multiple big-time prospects on campus and one of those was Jhevon Hill, who ended up committing on the visit, according to Greg Biggins of CBS Sports.

Once a UCLA pledge, the 6-foot-3, 185 pound athlete out of Cajon High School (San Bernardino, Calif.) becomes the eighth commit in Arizona’s 2018 class.

Hill is the No. 500 recruit in the 2018 class, according to

Arizona offered Hill in mid-May after it visited his high school during the spring evaluation period, and a little under a month after that, Hill decommitted from UCLA, and since then has been a major target for Arizona.

Listed as an athlete, Hill can play safety, cornerback, and wide receiver, though he will most likely be patrolling the defensive backfield at the next level.

According to MaxPreps, Hill recorded 12 tackles, two interceptions, and pass breakups in eight games as a junior. He also snagged 11 passes for 215 yards and a touchdown.

Here are his junior year highlights:

2018 Arizona football commits

Name Position Position Ranking Rating Height Weight High School City
Name Position Position Ranking Rating Height Weight High School City
Armani Adams S 117 *** 6-0 190 Lakewood St. Petersburg, FL
Tre Adams WR 182 *** 6-3 190 Wakeland Frisco, TX
McKenzie Barnes CB 123 *** 6-2 170 Edison Fresno, CA
Jailen Bailey WR 278 *** 5-10 180 Lincoln San Diego, CA
Steven Bailey OG 39 *** 6-3 290 Centennial (Glendale CC) Peoria, AZ
Jaiden Dockery S 95 *** 6-0 195 Lancaster Lancaster, TX
Jhevon Hill ATH 66 *** 6-3 185 Cajon San Bernardino, CA
Martell Irby RB 101 *** 5-10 200 Morse San Diego, CA
Mykee Irving DT 42 *** 6-4 330 Calabasas Calabasas, CA
Issaiah Johnson ILB 36 *** 6-3 220 Los Alamitos Los Alamitos, CA
Jamarye Joiner QB (Dual Threat) 24 *** 6-3 205 Cienega Vail, AZ
Donovan Laie OT 102 *** 6-6 315 Oceanside Oceanside, CA
Thomas Marcus WR 171 *** 6-4 185 San Diego San Diego, CA
Jaden Mitchell WR 193 *** 6-0 180 Desert Pines Las Vegas, NV
Jake Peters TE 62 *** 6-5 240 Santa Margarita Catholic Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
Adam Plant WDE 48 *** 6-5 245 Bishop Gorman Las Vegas, NV
Darrius Smith RB 119 *** 5-10 175 Dawson Pearland, TX
David Watson OT 117 *** 6-6 300 Amphitheater Tucson, AZ
Zach Williams WR 211 *** 6-3 205 Jones Creek Alpharetta, GA
Christian Young S 60 *** 6-1 201 Foster Richmond, TX