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.
Monday recruiting tidbits
NWA Media/Michael Woods --04/05/2014-- w @NWAMICHAELW...University of Arkansas coach Bret Bielema watches his team warm up during practice Saturday morning at Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville.
Several prospects visited Arkansas during Saturday's scrimmage.
Defensive end Marquavius Lewis-Hutchinson Community College- Video highlights CLICK HERE
Defensive lineman Jeremiah Ledbetter- Hutchinson Community College
Offensive lineman Darius Peterson-Hutchinson Community College
Defensive end Daytrieon Dean- Fort Smith Northside
Sophomore linebacker Deontre Hardwick- Fort Smith Northside
Tight end Josh Moore- Olathe, Kansas
Tight end C.J. O'Grady-Fayetteville
Lewis, 6-4, 270, 4.8 said Arkansas coaches and facilities stood out during his visit. He liked defensive line coach Rory Segrest's resume that includes five seasons in the NFL.
He said Coach Bret Bielema was very upfront on how the Hogs can make him a better player.
Lewis also liked strength and conditioning coach Ben Herbert's ability to transform player's bodies under his watch. He mentioned Herbert's work with defensive end J.J. Watt that impressed him. He said he's considering the Hogs as one of his official visits. He has 15 offers, including Arkansas and is expected to graduate in December.
Arkansas receiver target Kemah Siverrand of Houston Cypress Ridge scored a 99.6 SPARQ rating in Sunday's Houston Nike Camp. He recorded a 4.55 laser 40 time, 4.19 pro-shuttle, 36.3 vertical and 31.5 power ball toss.
Pine Bluff tight end Will Gragg reports Georgia offering him on Sunday.
Arkansas targets, receiver K.J. Hill, receiver Ryan Newsome, cornerback P.J. Mbanasor and safety Will Sunderland are shown in the video during Saturday's Nike Camp.