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.
Wednesday recruiting tidbits
Fayetteville tight end C.J. O'Grady reported receiving an offer from Oregon on Tuesday evening. He now has 13 offers. Video highlights CLICK HERE
Former North Little Rock running back Kendall Williams, who's now at Butte Community College in California said he spoke to Arkansas running backs coach Joel Thomas on Tuesday and informed him of running a 4.44 time in the 40 yard dash on Monday. Video highlights CLICK HERE
Running back Karan Higdon, 5-9, 190, 4.46 seconds in the 40 yard dash, of Sarasota, (Fla.) Riverview said Thomas visited his school on Monday. He reports having scholarship offers from Arkansas, South Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, Tennessee, Wake Forest and others. He and his mother plan to visit the Hogs in late June. Video highlights CLICK HERE
Heavily recruited offensive lineman Jalen Merrick of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., received a scholarship offer Arkansas on Tuesday after offensive line coach Sam Pittman visited his school.
Merrick, 6-5, 310 pounds, 5.21 seconds in the 40-yard dash, already has offers from Alabama, Florida, Ohio State, Oklahoma and Michigan State. Video highlights CLICK HERE
Arizona State and Hendrix visited Pine Bluff this morning. Arkansas tight ends coach Barry Lunney Jr. will visit the school in the afternoon. Twenty-five schools since the start of the spring evaluation period that started April 15. Spring game- June 3.
Ole Miss, Vanderbilt, Louisville, SAU, Miss St., Auburn, S. Miss, Arkansas State have or will be visiting Nashville this week to evaluate receiver La"Michael Pettway. Arkansas, Alabama, Illinois and LSU will visit next week. Spring game- May 29
Arkansas, Alabama, Southern Miss and Tulsa have visited Bentonville this week. Spring game- May 23.
Arkansas, California and Oregon visited Little Rock Catholic last week to check on sophomore quarterback Andre Sale and junior defensive lineman Luc Bequette. The Bears have interest in Bequette.
Alabama and Tulsa have visited Fayetteville this week. Oklahoma State and Arkansas are also possibilities this week. Spring game- May 30.
Memphis visited Conway on Tuesday. Arkansas is expected to visit on Friday. Spring game- May 29
North Little Rock spring game- May 30.
Fort Smith Northside spring game- May 30.
Arkansas is evaluating running back Devine Ozigbo, 5-11, 230 of Sachse, Texas. Running backs coach Joel Thomas visited the school last week. Video highlights CLICK HERE
Auburn will visit Hope on Thursday. Spring game -May 22.
Hog tight ends coach Barry Lunney Jr. is expected to visit Bryant next week. The Hornets have junior offensive lineman Cameron Davis and sophomore defensive lineman Cameron Murray.
Bentonville offensive lineman Ean Pfeifer reports on Twitter that San Diego State has offered him. The offer is his 11th. He plans to attend Arkansas' camp. Video highlights CLICK HERE