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ASU Football: Safety Evan Fields commits to Sun Devils

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A position group that proved thin for Arizona State during the regular season is becoming an area of depth on the recruiting trail.

The Sun Devils have garnered the commitment of safety Evan Fields, who announced his decision during a press conference Monday morning. He was also considering Kansas State, Notre Dame, Oregon, Texas Christian and UCLA.

Fields is the fourth defensive back ASU has added to its 2017 signing class, joining cornerback Alex Perry and safeties KJ Jarrell and Ty Thomas. The Midwest City (Okla.) product is the 16th overall pledge coach Todd Graham has earned this cycle.

According to Rivals, 247 Sports, and ESPN, Fields grades out as a three-star prospect. He’s rated as a four-star by Scout.

Measuring at least 6-foot-1 and 187 pounds, Fields possesses a desirable frame which enabled him to make an impact both in the box against the run and deep against the pass during his senior year. You can watch highlights of the campaign here.

National Signing Day is Wednesday, Feb. 1. The Sun Devils will provide a live stream of announcements from the “Boom Room” on their official site, thesundevils.com, with coverage said to begin at 7 a.m. Mountain Time.