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.
Recruiting Thursday interviews
Family ties to Arkansas has junior offensive lineman Pat Allen interested in the Hogs.
Safety Kenneth McGruder, 6-2,203, 4.50 of Houston, Texas, Alief Taylor started off the show by talking about his plans to visit the Arkansas this summer. He spoke about his relationship with running backs coach Joel Thomas and the NFL Draft. The Razorbacks were the first school to offer him.
Offensive lineman Pat Allen, 6-5, 275, 5.0 of Reisterstown, (Md.) Franklin was up next on Recruiting Thursday. He reports 26 scholarship offers, including Arkansas, Florida State, Southern Cal, Rutgers, and Tennessee. His father is from Arkansas and family members still live in the state.
He's being recruited by offensive line coach Sam Pittman and graduate assistant Eric Mateos. He plans visit the Hogs.
Nebraska running back commitment Kendall Bussey, 5-9, 195, 4.42 of New Orleans, (La.) Isidore Newman talked about his visit to Arkansas for the spring game. He's friends with Hog signee Henre' Toliver.
He ran a 10.66 time in the 100 meters and was named the MVP of the Regional Track Meet. He has recorded a school record 10.56 seconds in the 100 meters.
One of Recruiting Thursday's favorites, Hog offensive line signee Sebastian Tretola gave his thoughts on last night's NFL Draft. To listen click on to the May 8 interview HERE