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.
Collins to Arkansas
One of the nation's best running backs, Alex Collins has committed to Arkansas.
Running back Alex Collins, 5-11, 210, 4.4 seconds in the 40 yard dash, of South Plantation, Fla. High School has committed to Arkansas. He's rated a 4-star recruit by national recruiting analyst Tom Lemming of CBS Sports Network.
As a junior, he rushed 228 times for 1,786 yards and 28 touchdowns and was named Broward County Player of the Year while playing in Class 8A, the highest classification in Florida. As a senior Collins rushed for 1,400 yards while missing three games.