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.
With Thanksgiving two days away, what do Arkansas recruits and some members of the media prefer to indulge in? Turkey or ham? Favorite dessert? How many plates of food?
TE Hunter Henry of Pulaski Academy- Turkey, chocolate layered pie, Two probably. Fit as much as I can on two.
2014 Ath. Deion Holliman of Camden Fairview- Ham, banana pudding, Probably about two because we have a game the next day.
Megan Davenport the Boss- Turkey, pumpkin pie, one plate
Adam Alter of Razorback Nation- Ham, pumpkin pie, two-three
Wally Hall of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette- Turkey, pecan pie, one at a time
Tom Murphy of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette- Turkey, pecan pie, two for lunch, one for dinner and two more for Friday
Aaron Peters of Razorback Nation- Turkey, pumpkin pie, four plates then I pass out like a freshman at the senior prom
Trey Daerr of Razorback Nation- Turkey, pumpkin pie, three
Jason Carroll of Razorback Nation- Turkey, pumpkin cheesecake, two
QB Tyler Cogswell of Plantation, Fla.- Turkey for sure, apple pie, two-three
S Khari Harding of Edmond, Okla. - Turkey, pecan pie, a bunch throughout the day! Haha
RB Altee Tenpenny of NLR- Ham, chocolate cake, three plates
Ath. Alex Brignoni of Fayetteville- Turkey, pumpkin pie, three
LB Myke Tavarres of College of the Siskiyous- Both, any pie, about three
2014 TE Jack Kraus of Bentonville- Turkey, ice cream with pecan pie, probably three
2014 DL Chuks Ota of Jonesboro- Turkey, pecan pie, hahaha probably about seven-eight
TE Deondre Skinner of Patterson, La. - Turkey, hot fudge cake, three
2014 WR-DB Jordan Dennis of Fayetteville- Ham, especially my grandma's, apple dumplings my grandma's, however many my grandma puts in front of me because it's amazing
Dave Telep of ESPN- Turkey, pumpkin pie, one and a half
WR Jervenski Johnson of Amite, La.- Ham, any kind of cake with white icing, two plates
Matt Jones of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette- Turkey, apple pie, one and half
Van Coleman of hot100hoops.com- Both, but turkey is healthier...less salt..I'll have some of both, pecan pie a la mode or pumpkin pie, two plates is the stuffed limit
Mike Irwin of Razorback Nation- Ham, pecan pie, one
2014 DL Josh Frazier of Springdale Har-Ber - Ham, ice cream with cake, three maybe on a diet haha...ok, maybe two then come back later
QB Austin Allen of Fayetteville- Turkey, blackberry pie with vanilla ice cream, most likely three with dessert
CB Carroll Washington of Hartnell College- Turkey, banana pudding, a plate at each house I visit because I'm never at just one location so that's about four or five plates
DE Tevin Beanum of Forrest City - Ham, pecan pie, four plates
2015 WR K.J. Hill of Bryant- Ham, lemon pie, at least three plates
PF Bobby Portis of LR Hall- Ham, lemon pound cake, I'll be gone for Thanksgiving but when I get back I'll probably eat about three plates and come back that night for some more
WR Ryan Timmons of Frankfort, Ky.- Ham, apple pie, as many as I can take haha
Shawn Arnell of the Arkansas Radio Network- Turkey, grandma's homemade fudge, two or three
Bill Ingram of the Arkansas Hawks- Turkey, carrot cake, two plates
C Moses Kingsley of Huntington Prep- Turkey, cheesecake, probably just two plates
RB Kaleb Blanchard of Denham Springs, La.- Turkey, pumpkin pie, probably two haha
Barry Arthur of Arkansasonline.com- Turkey, cheescake, five plates
LB Brooks Ellis of Fayetteville- Turkey, apple pie, four haha
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