Richard Davenport has been a recruiting columnist for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette since 2007. He also hosts Recruiting Thursday each Thursday from 7 to 8 p.m. statewide.
Wednesday recruiting tidbits
Defensive end Gabriel Campbell.
Defensive end Gabriel Campbell, 6-6, 255, 4.7 of Yazoo City, Miss. said he plans to make an unofficial visit for an Arkansas game this season. He has 10 offers, including Arkansas, Ole Miss, Miss. St. and Oklahoma.
He's talking to defensive coordinator Robb Smith, defensive line coach Rory Segrest and receivers coach Michael Smith. Campbell pitches and plays first base in baseball and has an uncle who played for the New York Mets. Video highlights CLICK HERE
LSU defensive back commitment Xavier Lewis, 6-0, 185, 4.55 of Reserve, (La.) East Saint John said he plans to take an official visit to Arkansas. He also plans to visits to LSU and Texas while deciding between UCLA and Baylor for another visit. He's still deciding if he'll take a fifth visit. Video highlights CLICK HERE
Highly regarded junior defensive lineman Antwuan Jackson of Ellenwood, (Ga.) Cedar Grove plans to attend an Arkansas in the fall, according to Cedar Grove assistant coach and recruiting coordinator Chris Hill.
ESPN rates Jackson the No. 10 defensive tackle and the No. 114 overall prospect in the nation. Hill said the Hogs' early offer made a good impression on Jackson.
Sophomore quarterback Jelani Woods and junior safety LaBron Morris also plan to visit. Hill said Woods is 6-5, 215 and believes he'll be one of the nation's top prospects in his class.
Cornerback Ryan Pulley, 6-1,195 of Ft. Meyers, (Fla.) Island Coast received an offer from the Hogs on Monday. He said he was excited about the offer because he wants to play in the SEC. He's planning to take an official visit to Fayetteville.
He has about 15 other offers, Michigan State, Arizona,Tennessee, Indiana and Florida. He said he wants to leave the state.
Pulley said he ran a 4.39 time in the 40 while at the Alabama camp. He has a best of 10.65 seconds in the 100 meters. Video highlights CLICK HERE
Guard Marquise Pointer of Jonesboro has about 14 offers after having a very good spring and summer with the Arkansas Wings.
Arkansas State, Wichita State, Lehigh, Bowling Green and Southern Miss are some of the offers. Ole Miss and Clemson are showing strong interest and want him to visit.