On January 12 — just weeks after his high school coach took over as ASU’s linebackers coach — safety Aashari Crosswell took an official visit to Tempe. He must’ve liked it, too, because on Wednesday he inked himself there for the next four years.
Crosswell played under now-Sun Devil linebackers coach Antonio Pierce at Long Beach Poly High School, where Pierce spent the last three years as head coach.
The 6-foot-1, 185-pound Crosswell also held offers from USC, Nebraska and Auburn, among many others, but ASU was the last visit he took.
In his senior season at Long Beach Poly, the safety had 47 total tackles, including 27 solo, seven pass deflections and three interceptions.
Here are his highlights: