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.
Hogs in DE Thomas' top five
Defensive end Solomon Thomas, a consensus four-star recruit, is one of Arkansas' top prospects for the class of 2014.
Highly rated defensive end Solomon Thomas has Arkansas as one of his top five schools, said Coppell, Texas Coach Jim McBride on Twitter.
Thomas, 6-3, 256 4.7 seconds in the 40 yard dash, lists in no particular order Arkansas, Texas, Stanford, UCLA and Ohio State as his top schools. His lead recruiter is running backs coach Joel Thomas.
He's the No. 24 prospect in the nation according to national recruiting analyst Tom Lemming of CBS Sports Network. He plans to make an official visit to Fayetteville in January.