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.
Friday recruiting updates
Before hosting four prospects on official visits this weekend, Arkansas Coach Bret Bielema visited St. Louis University high school today check on 2014 athlete Raymond Wingo, who has an offer from Missouri and was offered by the Hogs' old staff.
Wingo, 6-1, 164, 4.31 seconds in the 40 yard dash played quarterback, running back, receiver, defensive back and returned kicks for Junior Bills. He's the younger brother of former Hog running back Ronnie Wingo Jr.
2014 Arkansas commitment and defensive lineman Bijhon Jackson of El Dorado is on his way to Fayetteville to participate in the indoor track meet being held at the U of A. He said he's going to try and go by and see the Arkansas coaches.
Bielema, defensive coordinator Chris Ash and offensive coordinator Jim Chaney visited Chicago De La Salle earlier today to check on 2014 running back Mikale Wilbon and offensive lineman Jamarco Jones.
Arkansas tight ends coach Barry Lunney Jr. visited Bryant high school today to check on 2015 receiver K.J. Hill.
A Kansas State commitment, cornerback Melvinson Hartfield of Dallas South Oak Cliff has arrived for the start of his official visit.
Arkansas is recruiting Hartfield as an athlete but will get a hard look at receiver if he picks the Hogs. Will make a final decision on signing day.
Running back Denzell Evans of Bellaire, Tx. has made into town for his visit. He believes his teammate offensive lineman Dwayne Johnson will be a Hog if he commits to the Razorbacks.
Athlete Korliss Marshall of Osceola is in town. Ready for his visit.
Quarterback Damon Mitchell of Egg Harbor City, (N.J.) Cedar Creek is expected to arrive at 5:30.