March 19, 2007

Spring Outlook: Offensive Redshirts

Arizona's 2006 recruiting class, on paper, was considered the best in school history. Now, whether or not it actually turns out to be as good as initially advertised will be proven over the next several years.

This spring, we'll get our first real look at many of those players for the first time, as 15 out of the 22 class of 2006 signees who made it on campus redshirted this past season.

Here's a breakdown of the offensive players from the 2006 recruiting class who redshirted last year.

Jovon Hayes, 6-foot-4, 295 pounds, OG:

Hayes was a big time recruit for Arizona, choosing the Wildcats over schools such as USC and Miami. Like most offensive linemen, Hayes redshirted as a true freshman but was extremely impressive in practices and the coaches have high expectations for the kid's future in the UA program.

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