June 20, 2007

Chris Merrill picks up Arizona offer

When the summer began, Chris Merrill was not known of by many. The 6-foot-2, 265-pound Scottsdale Saguaro defensive tackle is now getting his fair share of attention and on Monday he landed a scholarship offer from Arizona.

"I think it is great and I am excited that things are starting to come around," he said. "I was virtually unknown before I went to a couple of these camps and Arizona is a good school in a good conference and I am excited to see how things turned out."

The offer comes as somewhat of a surprise for Merrill, but not because of the way that he played.

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