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.
Hogs offer Pettway
Junior La'Michael Pettway of Nashville will likely play receiver in college. Photo courtesy of Nashville Leader
Nashville receiver La'Michael Pettway, 6-3, 200, 4.50 seconds in the 40 yard dash, reports receiving a scholarship offer from Arkansas.
He also has scholarship offers from Alabama, Louisville, Ole Miss, Arkansas State, Nebraska and Southern Miss while drawing interest from LSU, Auburn, Southern Cal, Florida State and others.
He played quarterback in the first three games of the season and completed 33 of 56 passes for 342 yards, 5 touchdowns and rushed 47 times for 263 yards and 2 touchdowns. He then focused on receiver and recorded 54 receptions for 1,054 yards and 17 touchdowns.
Pettway plans to visit Ole Miss on Friday, LSU on Saturday before going on to make trips to Auburn, USC and then Stanford before arriving back in Nashville next Thursday.
Pettway is the ninth in-state prospect to receive an offer from the Razorbacks.