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.
Wednesday recruiting tidbits
Kicker Cole Hedlund, an Arkansas commitment, is expected to take over kicking duties for Hogs next year.
Running back Dalvin Cook, 5-11, 195 pounds, 4.38 of Miami Central High School, said he'll arrive on Friday for his official visit to Arkansas this weekend. He's rated the No. 18 prospect in the nation by CBS Sports Network national recruiting analyst Tom Lemming.
Receiver Stephen Louis, 6-2, 195, 4.50 of West Palm Beach, (Fla.) Palm Beach Lakes said Arkansas offered him a scholarship last week after defensive line coach Charlie Partridge visited his school.
He plans to make an official visit to North Carolina State this weekend.
Louis, who plans to enroll in college in January, has about 15 offers, including the Wolfpack, Minnesota, Central Florida and Western Kentucky. He said he plans to make an official visit to Fayetteville. Video highlights click here
Defensive lineman Trey Carter, 6-4, 255, 4.78 of Dallas Pinkston said he plans to make an unofficial visit to Arkansas and will decide later whether or not to make an official visit. He received an offer from Arkansas on Tuesday. He now has about 15 offers, including Oklahoma State, Oklahoma, Miss. St. and TCU.
Has a very good relationship with receivers coach Michael Smith. His father played at Kansas while Smith played at Kansas State.
Arkansas receiver commitment Torrance Mosley had 16 carries for 43 yards and 1 reception for 13 yards while his teammate and fellow Hog commitment Corey McBride had a reception for 10 yards. He broke a bone in his hand early in the 2nd quarter and did not return. His availability is doubtful for this week.
Cornerback commitment Chris Murphy had 3 tackles, 2 pass breakups and a forced fumble.
Arkansas kicker commitment Cole Hedlund made field goals of 49, 46 and 50 yards last week and was 6 of 6 on extra points. He had 8 touchbacks out of 9 kickoffs.
Safety Payton Hendrix of Dallas Bishop Dunne had 12 tackles.
Junior defensive lineman Darrion Daniels of Dallas Bishop Dunne had 3 tackles for loss and graded out at 88% on the offensive line. He received an offer from Arkansas last week.
South Carolina defensive line commitment Abu Lamin of Fort Scott C.C. said he hopes to attend Arkansas' game against Auburn on Saturday if he can find a ride. He recorded 4 tackles, a sack, 2 tackles for loss and 3 quarterback hurries against Arkansas Baptist last week.