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.
Official visitors updates
One of the nation's best running backs, Alex Collins has committed to Arkansas.
Cornerback D.J. Dean, 5-11, 185, 4.55 of Newton, Texas has arrived in town for his official visit. His parents also made the eight hour trip.
Offensive lineman Dwayne Johnson, 6-6, 280, 5.2 of Bellaire, Texas high school has arrived for his visit. His father and two uncles also made the trip. One uncle is originally from Conway.
Safety De'Andre Coley, 6-1, 183, 4.45 of Miami Northwestern has made it to Fayetteville for his visit.
Johnson is down to Arkansas and Nebraska. The Huskers lead because he has visited Lincoln.
Offensive linemen Kenny Lacy, 6-5, 272, 5.1 of Phoenix Mountain Pointe is in town.
Offensive lineman Denver Kirkland, 6-5, 320 pounds of Miami Washington is in town for his official visit.
Defensive lineman Ke'Tyrus Marks, 6-2, 285, 4.9 of Riviera Beach (Fla.) Suncoast has made into town.
Running back Alex Collins, 5-11, 210, 4.4 of Plantation, (Fla.) South is in town.