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.
Bell pledges to Hogs
Junction City's #40 Jamario Bell catches Strong's #4 quarterback Jacoby Heard for a big loss in a shirt tail tackle during the first quarter of the game Sept. 21th.
Junior tight end/defensive end JaMario Bell of Junction City has committed to Arkansas. Video highlights click here
Bell, 6-6, 230 pounds, 4.7 seconds in the 40-yard dash, is one of the most physically gifted athletes in the state. He was also is drawing interest from Alabama, LSU, Auburn, Florida State and others.Bell recorded 81 tackles, including 12 for loss, and 5 sacks last season.
On offense, he had 15 receptions for 249 yards and 4 touchdowns and was named to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette’s Super Sophomore team last season. Hog tight ends coach Barry Lunney Jr. is his lead recruiter.