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.
Know the newcomers: Jared Cornelius
FAYETTEVILLE Receiver: Jared Cornelius
Height: 6-0 1/2
Hometown/school: Shreveport Evangel
Welcome to the SEC moment: Spaight, Martrell Spaight. That was my welcome to the SEC moment. The first pass I caught across the middle I can remember. It was a dig route and Spaight gladly welcomed me to the SEC. It was during spring practice.
Favorite coach Bielema saying: That’s a hard one. Maybe we earn everything. Part of our five phases of how we’re going to win games. The last phase is we earn everything.
Favorite meal: The fajitas have really been good upstairs lately. Steak and cheese and just a little bit of sour cream
Funniest teammate: Probably Frank Ragnow. Man, he’s hilarious We’ve gotten so close since the time he’s been here. He’s hilarious.
Must watch TV show: CSI
Dream date: Kim Kardashian for sure
Teammate that will have a breakout season: I feel like Drew Morgan is going to step up and do big this year
Strength and conditioning coach Ben Herbert is: intimidating. When he looks at you think you’re doing something wrong, so I try and stay away from him.
Thing you miss the most about being away from home: My family. Of course, I would miss my grandma’s and mom’s cooking. Man, just being around my family. My grandma made the best banana pudding ever and my mom made the greatest smothered pork chops ever.