Sunday recruiting updates

By: Richard Davenport
Published: Sunday, February 16, 2014

Highland receiver Deon Stewart received an offer from Tulsa on Saturday while on a visit. Louisville offered him on Friday. Arkansas State was the first to offer.

He plans to visit Arkansas on March 1 and said he will likely commit should the Hogs extended an offer during the trip. Video highlights CLICK HERE

Fayetteville tight end C.J. O'Grady will visit Arkansas on Feb. 22. He has offers from Arkansas State, Wake Forest, Ole Miss, Louisville and Boise State. He's the son of the late Larry Marks, who played basketball at Arkansas.

He's one of the juniors in the state that has a strong chance to get an offer from the Hogs.

O'Grady is leaning towards holding off in making a decision because there's a chance he may get picked to play in the Under Armour All American game. He would like to announce at the game if chosen to play. Video highlights CLICK HERE

Running back Damien Harris of Berea, Kentucky, Madison Southern tweeted that he has received an offer from Arkansas.

Ft. Smith Northside defensive lineman Kylin Washington has been offered by Arkansas State. Video highlights CLICK HERE

Clemson offered highly regarded sophomore defensive end McTelvin Agim of Hope on Friday. Arkansas was the first school to offer. Baylor offered him a few hours after the Hogs. Video highlights CLICK HERE

Louisville quarterback commitment Ross Trail has moved back to Wynne and will play for the Yellowjackets in the fall. He played for Olive Branch, Mississippi last year.

Pine Bluff tight end Will Gragg said he calls and talks to Arkansas Coach Bret Bielema and tight ends coach Barry Lunney Jr. about three to four times a week. He added an offer from Florida State today. He received one from Texas on Saturday and now has a total of 12. The Hogs offered first.

He released a top five in no particular order Arkansas, LSU, Alabama, Ole Miss and Louisville a few weeks ago. He said he'll have another top five this summer. Video highlights CLICK HERE

Safety Bryce Jones of Morganza, La. said he and receivers coach Michael Smith talked on Saturday. He said Smith wants to get him up for a visit. Video highlights CLICK HERE

Highly recruited linebacker Justin Hillard of Cincinnati, Ohio tweeted out his top 15 schools in no particular order on Friday.




Ohio State



Texas A&M


South Carolina

Ole Miss

Southern California

Norte Dame

Michigan State


Florida State

Here's an early list of the prospects expected to visit Arkansas on Feb. 22 and March 1.

Bryant offensive lineman Cameron Davis.

Warren receiver Darveon Brown

Receiver Jaylon Marshall of Warren

Junction City defensive end-tight end JaMario Bell.

Defensive lineman Jozie Milton of Clinton, La.

Tight end C.J. O'Grady of Fayetteville

Defensive lineman Derek Brown of Katy, Texas

March 1.

Tight end Will Gragg of Pine Bluff

North Little Rock receiver K.J. Hill

Running back Ronald Jones North McKinney, Texas

Running back Chris Warren III of Rockwall, Texas

Receiver Jealan Austin of Grand Prairie, Texas

Offensive lineman Sam Tecklenburg of Plano, Texas said he's not sure if he'll make it but is hoping.

Running back Alec Murphy of Nixa, Missouri

Offensive lineman Zach Rogers of Hebron High School in Carrollton, Texas.

Quarterback Ty Storey of Charleston

Offensive lineman Colton Jackson of Conway.

Defensive end Daytrieon Dean of Ft. Smith Northside

Highland receiver Deon Stewart

Highland athlete Avery Johnson


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