Thursday recruiting tidbits

By: Richard Davenport
Published: Thursday, May 8, 2014
Bryant offensive lineman Cameron Davis is looking to add 10-15 pounds to his frame before next season.
Bryant offensive lineman Cameron Davis is looking to add 10-15 pounds to his frame before next season.

Offensive lineman Drew Richmond, who has more than 30 offers, said he's considering a visit to Arkansas.

Richmond, 6-5, 325, 5.3 of Memphis University School is rated the No. 4 offensive tackle in the nation by ESPN and the No. 58 overall prospect. He's being recruited by offensive line coach Sam Pittman. Video highlights CLICK HERE

Ole Miss is expected to visit Jonesboro today to check out sophomore running back Denzel Mitchell, who has offers from Arkansas, Ole Miss and Arkansas State.

Linebacker Derrick Graham of Wauchula, (Fla.) Hardee reported receiving an offer from Arkansas on Wednesday. The Hogs were at his school yesterday. Video highlights CLICK HERE

Bryant offensive lineman Cameron Davis received an offer from La. Tech this morning. He also has offers from Arkansas State and Southern Miss.

Arkansas State, Army and La-Monroe visited Fort Smith Northside on Wednesday.

Sophomore defensive end Briston Guidry of Metairie, (La.) Rummel plans to attend an Arkansas game this fall. He visited the Hogs for the spring game. Tennessee, Ole Miss and Mississippi State have extended an offer. Video highlights CLICK HERE

Arkansas State visited Junction City on Wednesday and Ole Miss on Tuesday.

Tight end-defensive end Cortez Whittaker 6-4, 250, 4.79 of Marion is a raw talent that plans to attend Arkansas' June camp. Hog tight end coach Barry Lunney Jr. visited the school on Wednesday.

Whitaker last played football as a sophomore at West Memphis Christian. He played basketball for Marion this past season. Video highlights CLICK HERE

1:46 update

Arkansas defensive backs coach Clay Jennings visited A&M Consolidated High School in College Station today.

Coach David Raffield said Jennings was at the school to check out highly regarded linebacker Riley Garner, who has more than 10 offers.

Garner, 6-3, 216 recorded an electronic time of 4.52 seconds in the 40 yard dash at the U.S. Army All American Combine. He had a 36 vertical at the combine. The Hogs are showing strong interest and will likely offer in the near future. Video highlights CLICK HERE

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