Richard Davenport covers recruiting for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. He is the host of Recruiting Thursday, a weekly radio show that airs from 7 to 8 p.m. on 92.1 FM in Fayetteville; 93.7 FM in Little Rock; 95.3 FM in Fort Smith; 96.3 FM in Hot Springs; 104.3 FM in Harrison/Mountain Home; and 106.9 FM in Arkadelphia.
Christmas Eve recruiting tidbits
The hiring of Joel Thomas as Arkansas' running back coach has one California RB interested in the Hogs.
Terrell Newby of West Hills,(Ca.) Chiminade high school said he's interested in Arkansas after the hiring of Thomas, saying he's a great guy. He said he's pretty close to Thomas and calls his relationship with him good.
2014 OL Jamarco Jones of Chicago De La Salle said he has talked to Hog offensive line coach Sam Pittman and he's looking to visit Arkansas in the future. He has 16 offers and is hoping for one from the Razorbacks.
2014 OL Steven Moss of Fredricksburg, (Va.) Chancellor said he has spoken with Pittman and he definitely plans to visit.
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