Naijiel Hale waited to declare his college choice until he was in front of an ESPN camera Tuesday night.
But in reality, he has known where he has wanted to play college football since February.
Hale, a four-star cornerback from Bellflower, Calif., and the son of the late hip-hop great Nate Dogg, committed to the UA Tuesday night. Hale pledged to the Wildcats on ESPNU during The Opening — a high school all-star combine at the Nike headquarters in Oregon.
“I’ve known I’ve wanted to play for them since the day they offered me,” Hale said via cell phone. “They’ve been my top school since day one. I’ve been in love with the coaching staff they have.
“I’ve just loved everything about the school since they offered me.”
Read this entire article in Wednesday's Arizona Daily Star.