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.
Friday recruiting updates
Bentonville tight end Jack Kraus blocks a Conway defender during the fourth quarter of the 7A playoffs game in Bentonville's Tiger Stadium on Friday November 29, 2013.
Arkansas will host six, possibly seven prospects on official visits this weekend. Updates willbe posted as they recruits arrive.
Prospects expected to officially visit includes, running back Juan Day of North Little Rock, offensive tackle Andrew Mike of Tucson, (Ariz.) Sabino, defensive lineman Bijhon Jackson of El Dorado , tight end Jack Kraus of Bentonville, cornerback Cornelius Floyd of Miami Gulliver and cornerback Lamont Simmons of Jacksonville, Fla.
In other news, Frank Ragnow, 6-6, 291, 5.0 seconds in the 40 yard dash of Victoria, Minnesota, Chanhassen tweeted that Arkansas, Florida State and Minnesota are his top three schools.
Dollarway athlete Josh Liddell is making an official visit to Boise State this weekend.
North Little Rock junior receiver K.J. Hill was named the Little Rock Touchdown Club's Class 7A Player of the Year.
Bijhon Jackson and his parents have arrived for his official visit.
Cornerback Cornelius Floyd of Miami Gulliver, cornerback Lamont Simmons of Jacksonville, Fla. and Anthony Brown of Miami Killian have arrived.
As was reported on the Recruiting Thursday radio show, Floyd could end his recruitment with a good visit and pledge to the Hogs.
Jack Kraus has arrived with his father. His mother will be coming.
Juan Day has arrived with his parents.
Andrew Mike and his father, Steve have arrived.
Mike, who's considering going pre-med, was able to see a torn labrum surgery at the local hospital.
Brown, 6-31/2, 235 pounds plans to visit Mississippi State next weekend. He's here with his guardian parents. Brown said he's only played football for two years. Very intriguing prospect who plays basketball. He and Demetrius Jackson are very similar as far as being newcomers to the game. Video highlights CLICK HERE
Simmons also plans to visit Southern Cal and Penn State while Mike said he will visit Florida next weekend.
Josh Liddell had the Boise State visit planned before the offer from Arkansas. His mother had already bought a ticket so that pretty much assured they would make the trip.
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