Tuesday recruiting tidbits

By: Richard Davenport
Published: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Forward Juwan Morgan received an offer from the Hogs in the spring.
Forward Juwan Morgan received an offer from the Hogs in the spring.

Running back Rodney Anderson, a former Texas A&M commitment, said he's has interest in Arkansas after talking to running backs coach Joel Thomas a couple of times.

Anderson, 6-1, 205, 4.40 of Katy, Texas is rated the No. 263 prospect in the nation by ESPN. Video highlights CLICK HERE

Forward Juwan Morgan, 6-8, 200 of Waynesville, Mo. averaged 6.8 points, 4.2 rebounds, an assist a game for Mokan Elite of Kansas in four contests this past weekend in Sacramento. He had a team high 4 blocks. Arkansas is showing strong interest.

Linebacker Riley Garner, 6-3, 215, 4.52 of College Station, Texas, A&M Consolidated said he and defensive backs coach Clay Jennings communicate by direct messages on Twitter. He said Jennings suppose to come to a spring practice. Video highlights CLICK HERE

Athlete McKinley Whitfield, 6-4, 195, 4.50 of Spiro, Okla. said tight ends coach Barry Lunney Jr. is suppose to get in contact with him soon. He's looking to attend an Arkansas camp this summer. He attended the Hogs' spring game on Saturday. Video highlights CLICK HERE

Lunney will visit Jefferson City (Mo.) Helias on Wednesday to watch tight end Hale Hentges, 6-5,235, 4.85 work out. A June visit to Fayetteville is a possibility. He has more than 30 offers. Video highlights CLICK HERE

Safety Kenneth McGruder,6-2,203, 4.50 of Houston, Texas, Alief Taylor said Thomas will visit his school today. The Razorbacks were the first school to offer him. He's planning to visit Fayetteville. Video highlights CLICK HERE

Notre Dame will visit North Little Rock on Wednesday to check on receiver K.J. Hill.

Offensive lineman Connor Williams of Coppell, Texas said Thomas will visit his school next Tuesday. He's very high on the Hogs after visiting on Saturday.

9:24 update

Guard King McClure of Triple A Academy has committed to Baylor, according to Ballislife.com

Stanford will visit North Little Rock on Thursday to evaulate receiver K.J. Hill and athlete D.J. Brown.

11:28 update

Arkansas associate head coach Melvin Watkins and assistant T.J. Cleveland watched all four games involving Bentonville guard Malik Monk and the Arkansas Wings in Sacramento over the weekend.

Arkansas State will visit Warren today. The Red Wolves have offered receivers Daveron Brown and Jaylon Marshall.

Arkansas will visit Plano, (Texas) East on May 5 to evaluate linebacker Landis Durham, who has several offers from schools like Texas A&M, TCU, Washington and others.

Arkansas tight ends coach Barry Lunney Jr. will visit Highland today to watch Hog receiver commitment Deon Stewart and linebacker-safety prospect Avery Johnson work out.

Tulsa visited Bentonville on Monday to check out offensive lineman Ean Pfeifer and sophomore quarterback Kasey Ford.

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