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 tidbits
Safety Kahlil Haughton, 6-2, 180, 4.44, of Waco, (Texas) Midway and his teammate and quarterback Ben Hicks are visiting Arkansas today. He has 23 scholarship offers from schools like Arkansas, Oklahoma,TCU, Baylor, Oklahoma State, Texas Tech and Duke.
The Hogs aren't recruiting Hicks, but he wanted to come up too.
Arkansas defensive end commitment Hjalte Froholdt will report to IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. on June 27. His father will accompany and will leave on the 30th to head back to Denmark.
Froholdt hopes to visit the Hogs this summer. He plans to make his official visit during the season.
Defensive end James Lockhart, 6-4, 253, 4.7 of Ennis, Texas is expected to visit the Hogs on Saturday.
Quarterback Skylar Thompson of Independence, Mo. had the best day of the all the quarterbacks at the Arkansas' Elite Camp on Thursday.
Thompson, 6-2, 188, 4.60 also attended camps at Iowa, Missouri and Nebraska. He connected on 106 of 186 passes for 1,451 yards, 19 touchdowns while also rushing for rushing for 705 yards and 10 touchdowns last year. He and his parents spoke to offensive coordinator Jim Chaney after the camp.
Bentonville quarterback Kasey Ford weighed in at 257 and measured 6-6 at the camp. He and Brennen Wooten of Marble Falls, Texas and Micah Wilson of Tulsa Lincoln also had good days.
Camden Fairvew junior running back Damarea Crockett, 5-10, 191 recorded a 4.42 time in the 40 at the camp. He scored an impressive 92.19 SPARQ rating and had a 4.64 in the 40, 34.4 vertical, 4.36 pro-shuttle and 33.5 power ball at the Dallas Nike Combine. He received an offer from Memphis after attending their camp and running a 4.47 in the 40.
Ashdown junior athlete Brandon Northcross had a very good camp and caught the eye of defensive coordinator Robb Smith.
Pine Bluff junior David Beasley worked out at receiver and defensive back at the camp. Very good athlete who has the potential to be highly recruited.
The MVP of the camp was Smackover junior receiver Jordan Jones, who was rewarded with an offer and committed afterward. He ran the 4.34 in the 40 yard on receivers coach Michael Smith's stopwatch and then had one of the best showings during one-on-one's of any receiver at any Arkansas camp in recent memory.
Bryant offensive lineman Cameron Davis had a good camp and showed good improvement.
Stanford and UCLA have invited Hope junior DE McTelvin Agim to their camps. The Cardinals are the latest school to offer.
Agim will visit Arkansas July 24th and Stanford on 26th of July.