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.
Player of the Week: Deon Stewart
Name: Deontae Davon Stewart
Nickname: Deon or Primetime
School: Highland High School
Bench max: 205, we max again Friday
Squat max: 265, we max again Friday
40-yard dash: 4.48
Number of years playing football: 8
Schools that have offered: ASU, Tulsa, Louisville, Ole Miss, Southern Miss
Other schools showing interest: Arkansas, Nebraska, Memphis, Air Force
I like Arkansas because: I've always loved the Hogs and they're so unique because we don't have an NFL team so they are the biggest thing in the state.
Schools I've visited: Arkansas, ASU, Tulsa
In college, I plan to major in: Business
I like playing receiver because: It gives me the chance to show my athletic abilities, catching and making big plays happen after the catch.
Best football moment: 64 yard touchdown catch again Dollarway my sophomore year.
My favorite play: Hitch n' Go
Best player I've played against: Probably Josh Liddell from Dollarway, heck of an ATHLETE
Favorite high school team to play against: Green County Tech, bigger school, more competition
Describe what football means to you in 20 words or fewer: Football means the world to me. It's kept me out of trouble and mature as a better person.
My ringtone on my cell is: The normal iPhone ringtone
Favorite NFL player: Desean Jackson
Favorite NFL team: San Francisco 49ers
Favorite music: Hip-Hop
Favorite song: Trophies by Drake
Favorite book: A Child Called It
Favorite movie: Friday Night Lights
Favorite TV show: E:60
Favorite actor: Kevin Hart
Favorite actress: Megan Good
Favorite food: Boneless Ribs
Favorite class: American History
Dream Date: Skyler Diggins on the beach in Hawaii
Hobbies: Hanging out with friends watching movies
The one thing I could not live without is: Sports
Role model: Laquon Treadwell
Three words to describe me: Funny, confident, soft-spoken
People would be surprised that I: Don't play basketball
Ten years from now I'll be Hopefully in the NFL with a nice family and house