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.
Arkansas targets named USA Today All Americans
Kicker Cole Hedlund, an Arkansas commitment, is expected to take over kicking duties for Hogs next year.
Arkansas kicker commitment Cole Hedlund capped off a stellar career by being named to the USA Today All American Team.
Hedlund, 5-10, 170, of Argyle, Texas made 24 of 26 field-goal attempts and was a prefect 101 of 101 on extra points this season. He's the national season field goal record holder with 25 that he set as a sophomore.
Several other Hog targets made the first and second teams, defensive end Solomon Thomas of Coppell, Texas, receiver Malachi Dupre of River Ridge, (La.) Curtis, safety Steven Parker of Jenks, Oklahoma, linebacker Kenny Young of River Ridge, (La.) Curtis and running back Dalvin Cook of Miami Central.