Richard Davenport covers recruiting for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. He is the host of Recruiting Thursday, a weekly radio show that airs from 7 to 8 p.m. on 92.1 FM in Fayetteville; 93.7 FM in Little Rock; 95.3 FM in Fort Smith; 96.3 FM in Hot Springs; 104.3 FM in Harrison/Mountain Home; and 106.9 FM in Arkadelphia.
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.