Richard Davenport is a recruiting columnist for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
Tuesday recruiting tidbits
Arkansas offensive line coach Sam Pittman helps kids work on their blocking skills during the University of Arkansas Youth Football Camp at the University of Arkansas.
Offensive lineman Josh Allen, 6-3, 305, 5.1 seconds in the 40 yard dash, of Jacksonville, (Fla.) University Christian School said Arkansas will be one of his five official visits. He said the trip to Fayetteville could be during or after the season. He has a 415 pound bench press and 595 squat.
Allen, who reports having 23 offers, said he's talking to offensive line coach Sam Pittman and graduate assistant Eric Mateos. Very active in his church and goes on mission trips on a regular basis. Really enjoys working with kids. He's a North Carolina commitment. Video highlights click here
Arkansas running back target Kevin Shorter of Newton, Texas will announce his college decision on Twitter at noon on Saturday. He will chose from Arkansas, Texas or Texas A&M. Video highlights click here
Junior offensive lineman Keaton Sutherland received an offer from Oklahoma last Thursday. Arkansas offered him on July 20.
Sutherland, 6-5, 255 of Flower Mound, Texas, Marcus plans to attend Arkansas' game against Texas A&M. He also has an offer from TCU. He has two brothers,
During the Dallas Nike Football SPARQ Combine in April, he recorded a 5.13 40 time, 28.4 vertical, 4.66 shuttle and a 44 foot Power Ball throw. Video highlights click here