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 recruiting tidbits
Offensive lineman Brandon Sandifer, 6-4, 330 of Warner Robins, (Ga.) Northside said Arkansas offensive line coach Sam Pittman visited his school last week. The Hogs along with 23 other schools have offered.
He said he and his father plan to talk about a possible visit to Fayetteville. Video highlights CLICK HERE
Arkansas forward recruit Juwan Morgan of Waynesville, Mo. scored 5 points on 2 of 3 shooting for Mokan Elite of Kansas City in the Nike Elite Youth Basketball league this weekend at Hampton, Virginia.
He had 13 points on 5 of 6 shooting from the field, 3 of 8 from the three-point line and 6 rebounds, 2 steals in the second game.
Morgan scored 8 points on 4 of 6 form the field and had 4 rebounds, 2 blocks and a steal in a 69-61 loss to the Arkansas Wings in the third game. He finished up the weekend with 6 points on 3 of 3 shooting and 3 rebounds, in the final game.
Morgan, 6-8, 220 pounds, has offers from Iowa, Vanderbilt, Missouri State and Tulsa. He's averaging 10.2 points while shooting 69%. He's a had a 30 point outing.
Offensive lineman Pat Allen, 6-5, 280, 5.0 of Reisterstown, (Md.) Franklin said Pittman visited his school on Friday. He has 24 scholarship offers, including Arkansas, Florida State, Southern Cal, Rutgers and Tennessee.He plans to visit Fayetteville.
Fayetteville tight end C.J. O'Grady plans to visit Ole Miss June 15.
Linebacker Derrick Graham, 6-4, 218 , 4.75 seconds in the 40 yard dash, of Wauchula, (Fla.) Hardee said defensive coordinator Robb Smith will visit his school today. He has nine scholarship offers, including Arkansas, Mississippi State, Florida International and Florida Atlantic. He and his brother, P.J. plan to visit the Hogs June 8. Video highlights CLICK HERE
Bentonville and Arkansas Wings guard Malik Monk scored 11, 19, 14 and 18 points at the Nike Elite Youth Basketball league this weekend at Hampton, Virginia. He's averaging 21.5 points a game.
Arkansas defensive end-tight end commitment JaMario Bell leads the Arkansas Wings in rebounding with 4.8 a game.
Vanderbilt will visit Nashville today to check on receiver La'Michael Pettway.
Alabama, Illinois, Vanderbilt and Southeast Missouri State expected to visit North Little Rock today.
Spiro, Okla. athlete McKinley Whitfield has received an offer from Minnesota. He plans to attend Arkansas' camp and work at safety.
Texas and Alabama will visit Pine Bluff on Tuesday.
Pine Bluff tight end Will Gragg said he will not take an official visit to Arkansas because he's seen everything over the last five years while his brother was playing and wants to see other places. He plans to officially visit Texas, Alabama, Florida State, Ole Miss and LSU.