Richard Davenport is a recruiting columnist for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
Sunday recruiting tidbits
LB Khalia Hackett, 6-2, 208, 4.63 of Douglasville, (Ga.) South Paulding said his visit to Arkansas this weekend left him very happy with his decision to be a Razorback. He committed to the Hogs without seeing the campus.
His parents were equally happy after seeing where their son would be attending college. He said the coaches treated he and his parents great.
OT Frank Ragnow, 6-6, 291, 5.0 seconds in the 40 yard dash of Victoria, Minnesota, Chanhassen reported Arkansas was one of his top seven schools on Twitter. He also named Minnesota, Florida State, Wisconsin, California, Vanderbilt and Missouri. An earlier interview about his Arkansas visit click here
Arkansas is one of numerous schools showing interest in junior defensive lineman Eddie Zinn-Turner.
Turner, 6-2, 280, 5.15 of Malvern, Ohio said he's been talking to graduate assistant Nick Caley and is planning to visit after the season. He said Caley and his coach played together in an All Star game and are good friends. Video highlights click here
WR Ryeshene Bronson, 6-3, 180, 4.4 of Fort Meyers, (Fla.) Dunbar said he's planning to talk to LB coach Randy Shannon about setting up an official visit to Arkansas. The South Florida commitment said he's also looking to visit Tennessee, South Carolina and Mississippi State.
He said Shannon focuses on a personal relationship and often gives good advice.
Junior tight Hale Hentges, 6-4, 225, 4.83, of Jefferson City (Mo.) Helias said he was able to spend about 10-15 minutes in Coach Bret Bielema's office in the Broyles complex before the Southern Miss game. That really impressed him considering it was game day. He also liked how the tight ends play in Arkansas' offense.
He was joined by his father, mother and sister.
Hentges has scholarship offers from Arkansas, Wisconsin, Missouri, Iowa, Iowa State, Nebraska, Indiana and Tennessee. He said the visit improved the Hogs' chances for him.
Stats of Arkansas commitments and prospects from Friday's games.
TE Jack Kraus of Bentonville graded out at 92%.
WR Malachi Dupre of River Ridge, (La.) Curtis had 5 receptions for 65 yards.
OL Jovan Pruitt of Dallas Bishop Dunne graded out at 97% with 6 pancake blocks and not allowing a sack.
S Payton Hendrix of Dallas Bishop Dunne had 7 tackles and 2 PBU.
RB Juan Day of North Little Rock had 22 carries for 143 yards and 3 receptions for 80 yards and a touchdown.
Junior WR K.J. Hill of North Little Rock had 4 catches for 72 yards.
K Cole Hedlund of Argyle, Texas was 7 of 7 in extra points.
Junior RB Chris Warren of Rockwall, Texas had 17 carries for 105 yards and 2 touchdowns.
Sophomore RB Denzel Mitchell of Jonesboro had 18 carries for 101 yards and a touchdown.
Junior athlete D.J. Brown of LR Catholic had 9 receptions for 82 yards and 6 rushes for 44 yards and 2 touchdowns. For the year, he has 334 all purpose yards and 3 touchdowns.
CB Chris Murphy of Marietta, (Ga.) Lassiter had 3 tackles, a PBU and a forced fumble that setup a touchdown.
Athlete Avery Johnson of Highland had 6 rushes for 44 yards and 5 receptions for 28 yards. Defensively, had an interception and forced a fumble. He also kicked 3 extra points and had a 2-point conv.
WR Jared Cornelius of Shreveport Evangel had 6 catches for 75 yards and a touchdown. He also had a 85 yard punt return for a score.
QB Rafe Peavey was 17 of 20 for 225 yards, 3 touchdowns and 17 carries for 97 yards and a touchdown.
Junior QB Ty Storey was 32 of 47 for 394 yards and 3 touchdowns. His long completed pass went for a 95 yard touchdown.