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.
Pruitt falls short academically, will attend junior college
Offensive lineman Jovan Pruitt, who signed with Arkansas in February, fell short academically and will have to go to Trinity Valley Community College, according to Dallas Bishop Dunne Coach Michael Johnson.
Pruitt, 6-6, 295, 5.1 seconds in the 40 yard dash, signed with the the Hogs over more than 20 other scholarship offers, including ones from Texas, Oklahoma, Baylor, Ole Miss and Arizona State.
Johnson said Pruitt plans to spend three semesters at Trinity and then sign with Arkansas in Dec. of 2015.