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.
Player of the Week: Ty Storey
Name: Ty Storey
School: Charleston High School
Weight: 210 pounds
Bench max: 250
Squat max: 380
40-yard dash: 4.92 seconds
Number of years playing football: 10
Schools that have offered: Arkansas State
Other schools showing interest: Arkansas, LSU, Oklahoma, Penn State, Texas A&M, Mississippi State, Tennessee, Houston, Virginia, Auburn, and Arkansas State
I like Arkansas because: Both of my parents graduated from there, and its close to home.
Schools I've visited: LSU, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas State, and Auburn
In college, I plan to major in: Education, so I can be a coach.
Best football moment: Every win is special.
My favorite play: 63-B which is where we run off the safety high, low the mike linebacker and have a wheel out of our B in case the corner bites.
Describe what football means to you in 20 words or fewer: My dad used to be a coach, so I grew up around it. It's always been a way of life.
Favorite NFL player: Tom Brady
Favorite NFL team: New England Patriots
Favorite music: Country
Favorite song: "Even if it breaks your heart" by The Eli Young Band
Favorite book: The Bible
Favorite TV show: Sportscenter
Favorite actor: Johnny Depp
Favorite food: Anything my grandmas make
Favorite class: History
Dream Date: Carrie Underwood
Hobbies: Football, Baseball, Basketball
The one thing I could not live without is: My friends,and family
Role model: My Grandpa
People would be surprised that I: Play guitar
Ten years from now I'll be either coaching football, or playing football.