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.
Recruiting Thursday interviews
Last night's Recruiting Thursday radio show was loaded with some of the best football and basketball talent in the nation.
North Little Rock receiver K.J. Hill started off the show followed by receiver and return specialists Ryan Newsome of Aldeo, Texas.
Hill, 6-0, 180, 4.42 seconds in the 40 yard dash, has about 15 offers, including Arkansas, Alabama, Auburn, Ohio State and Oklahoma State. He recently visited Arkansas and will return for the spring game on April 26.
Newsome, 5-9, 170, 4.35 seconds in the 40 yard dash, of Aledo, Texas has accumulated 22 scholarship offers, including Arkansas, Oklahoma, Baylor, Oregon, Texas, Notre Dame, Nebraska and Texas Tech. He plans to visit the Hogs this spring or summer.
Cornerback P.J. Mbanasor, 6-2, 185 pounds, 4.47 seconds in the 40 yard dash, of Pflugerville (Texas) Hendrickson was up next and talked of hs plans to visit the Razorbacks. He's up to 13 scholarship offers from other schools like Oklahoma, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Oklahoma State, Ole Miss and Wisconsin.
Arkansas point guard commitment Jabril Durham, 6-1, 180 pounds of Seminole State College in Oklahoma closed out the show by giving insight on why he chose to be a Hog. He chose the Razorbacks over scholarship offers from Oklahoma State, Texas A&M, Western Kentucky, Marquette and several others. To listen clink on to the March 20 link HERE