Richard Davenport has been a recruiting columnist for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette since 2007. He also hosts Recruiting Thursday each Thursday from 7 to 8 p.m. statewide.
Arkansas Football: Freshman frazzle
Newcomers find time to study plays, clean clothes, but still miss Momma
Chris Smith is among the Razorbacks freshmen who are adjusting to Division I football workouts as well as life away from home. Smith, a defensive end who is expected to contribute this season, said, “My mom makes some great pork chops. I’m missing that.”
The adjustments never seem to stop for Arkansas’ freshman football players. The Razorbacks are in their second week of fall practice, but the team’s newcomers - many of whom have been on campus for the past couple of months -have been around long enough to have learned that college is quite a change from high school.
Sports, Pages 19 on 08/14/2010
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