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
Arkansas coach Bret Bielema, back, watches on as Jared Cornelius catches a pass during spring football practice Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.
One of Missouri's top 2016 prospects, receiver Roddrick Bryant is planning to visit Arkansas in late July.
Bryant, 6-3,180,4.55 of St. Louis Christian Brothers said he's going to call offensive line graduate assistant Eric Mateos and set up a visit.
He said former teammates and current Razorback linemen Armon Watts and Brain Wallace Jr. have told him good things about the coaching staff and the facilities. He wants to see it for himself.
He has an offer from Illinois, but is excepted to add numerous others in the future.
Junior athlete Lamar Anderson, 5-10, 175, 4.57 of St. Louis Christian Brothers is planning to attend the Alabama game in October. He's drawing interest from Arkansas, Missouri, Tennessee, Illinois, Oklahoma, Michigan State, Tulsa, Northern Illinois and Iowa. Video highlights CLICK HERE
Highland athlete Avery Johnson has been going to physical therapy twice a week. The therapy includes dry needling. He hurt his quadricep while at Arkansas' camp in June. He said the therapy is helping a lot. He plans to attend the Hogs' July 24 Elite Camp in an effort to earn an offer.
Sophomore defensive back Cairo Attaway of Waco, (Texas), Midway was hoping to visit Arkansas this week but the dead period won't allow it. He's trying to set it up for a later date. His father has a sister and other family members in Little Rock. Video highlights CLICK HERE
White Hall tight end-defensive end Daniel Sprinkle said he's trying to attend Arkansas State and UCA camps this month.
Little Rock Parkiew junior defensive lineman and fullback Kenyon Jackson, 5-11, 268 pounds said he did 30 reps of 225 pounds on the bench press on Monday. He also did a best of 385 on the bench press.
He's drawing interest from Arkansas, Arkansas State, Arkansas -Pine Bluff and Louisiana-Monroe.