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.
Monday's recruiting tidbits
El Dorado News-Times/Michael OrrellEl Dorado High School defensive lineman Bijhon Jackson signs his letter-of-intent to play football for the University of Arkansas on National Signing Day at the EHS Wildcat Arena Wednesday. Jackson was surrounded by his mother Michelle, seated left, and father Anthony, seated right, many family members, classmates, teammates and coaches.
Offensive lineman Keaton Sutherland, 6-5, 280, 5.13 seconds in the 40-yard dash, of Flower Mound, (Texas), Marcus said he had a great time on his unofficial visit to Arkansas on Saturday. He said it was a very good trip.
He has 13 scholarship offers from schools like Arkansas, Texas, Oklahoma, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, TCU and Baylor. Video highlights CLICK HERE
Safety Khalil Haughton, 6-2, 180, 4.44 of Waco, (Texas) Midway said he's talking to defensive backs coach Clay Jennings. He said the two talked while Jennings was at TCU.
He has 15 offers and believes Arkansas could offer him in the next week or two. He said the Hogs would rate high should they offer. Video highlights CLICK HERE
Point guard Dequon Miller of Motlow State Community College said Arkansas will be coming to see him soon.
Report dates for a some Arkansas signees.
LB Dwayne Eugene, 6-1, 215, 4.5 Metairie, (La.) Rummel- June 3.
CB Henre Toliver, 6-1, 180, 4.56 Metairie, (La.) Rummel- June 3.
OL Sebastian Tretola ,6-41/2, 315, 4.9 Iowa Western Community College- He said in June but no particular date.
DL Armon Watts, 6-5, 270, 5.1 St. Louis Christian Brothers- May 28
DL Bijhon Jackson , 6-2, 325, 5.1, El Dorado- May 28.
Ath. Josh Liddell, 6-1, 198, 4.43 Dollarway- June 1, might be a few days earlier.
LB Khalia Hackett, 6-2, 208, 4.63 Douglasville, (Ga.) South Paulding- May 26.
TE Jack Kraus, 6-5, 240, 4.9, Bentonville- June 3.
Georgia and Miami are showing interest in Hope sophomore defensive end McTelvin Agim.
Agim, 6-2, 245, 4.7 seconds in the 40 yard dash, has scholarship offers from Arkansas, Clemson, Baylor and Ole Miss. The Hogs were first to offer. He was named the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Sophomore Defensive Player of the Year after helping lead the Bobcats to the semi-finals of the Class 5A playoffs. He recorded 77 tackles, 32 tackles for loss and 16 sacks for the season.
Safety Khalil Haughton, 6-2, 180, 4.44 of Waco, (Texas) Midway said he has received an offer from Arkansas.
Little Rock Catholic athlete D.J. Brown has been offered by Illinois.
Athlete Ryan Newsome of Aledo, Texas plans to visit Arkansas sometime this week after receiving an offer from the Hogs today. Video highlights CLICK HERE
Highland receiver Deon Stewart said he received 15 handwritten letters from Arkansas today, including one from Coach Bret Bielema.
Offensive tackle Christian Pellage of Brooksville, (Fla.) Nature Coast reported on Twitter that he received an offer from Arkansas. Video highlights CLICK HERE
Receiver A.D. Miller of Dallas Bishop Dunne will visit Arkansas on Wednesday.
Nashville receiver La'Michael Pettway will visit Arkansas on March 20, according to his Twitter account. He has offers from Alabama, Ole Miss, Louisville, Arkansas State and Southern Miss.
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