Tony Fields II becomes second Arizona transfer to find his way to WVU

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Former freshman All-America selection and three-year starting linebacker Tony Fields II is bound for Morgantown. The Arizona transfer announced his verbal commitment to join the Mountaineers Monday evening on his Twitter site.

Fields will be reunited with WVU cornerbacks coach and co-defensive coordinator Jahmile Addae. Addae recruited the Las Vegas native to Arizona in 2017. Fields is the second Arizona defensive player to transfer to WVU this offseason. Safety Scottie Young has arrived in Morgantown and is practicing with the Mountaineers.

Arizona Wildcats linebacker Tony Fields II (1) celebrates after a sack against the UTEP Miners (Photo by: Ivan Pierre Aguirre-USA TODAY Sports)

Fields has been an every-game starter for three seasons with the Wildcats. He earned Freshman All-America honors in 2017 from and 247 Sports. He has racked up 287 tackles, 8.5 sacks and a pair of interceptions in 37 career games at Arizona.

Houston Cougars running back Dillon Birden (25) is defended by Arizona Wildcats linebacker Tony Fields II (1) (Photo by: Casey Sapio-USA TODAY Sports)

Fields listed WVU, Minnesota and Texas as his ‘Top 3’ list on July 27.

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