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.
Thursday recruiting tidbits
Defensive lineman Craig Evans of Sun Prairie, Wis. is a prospect the Hogs hope to land in the 2014 class.
Arkansas defensive line coach Charlie Partridge tweeted a photo of what appeared to be a banner of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin high school today. Junior defensive lineman Craig Evans, 6-3, 325, 5.0 seconds in the 40 yard dash, mentioned on his Facebook page that Partridge did visit his school today.
Evans, who was committed to Wisconsin but reopened his recruiting, said he's looking to visit the Razorbacks in the future in the Dec. 30 edition of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
Evans' family is originally from Mississippi.
Arkansas is expected to host four or more prospects on official visits this weekend.
Athlete Korliss Marshall- Osceola
Running back Denzell Evans- Bellaire, Tx.
Quarterback Damon Mitchell - Egg Harbor City, (N.J.) Cedar Creek
Another name or two later.
Offensive lineman Dwayne Johnson of Bellaire, Tx. is expected to announce his college decision within the three next days. He visited Arkansas over the weekend and will decide from the Hogs and Nebraska.
Razorback commitment and athlete Drew Morgan of Greenwood tweeted that Coach Bret Bielema, offensive coordinator Jim Chaney and defensive coordinator Chris Ash visited with him today.
@Brandon_Odoi of FootballHotbed.com reports Miami Washington offensive lineman Denver Kirkland's stepfather said Kirkland is down to Arkansas, Florida State and Ole Miss. Click here
Richard Obert of Arizona Republic reports UCLA offensive coordinator Noel Mazzone was to see offensive lineman Kenny Lacy today. @azc_obert
Arkansas Coach Bret Bielema, defensive coordinator Chris Ash and offensive coordinator Jim Chaney did an in-home visit with cornerback D.J. Dean today.