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.
Tuesday recruiting tidbits
Arkansas associate head coach Sam Pittman talks to reporters during media day Sunday at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.
Offensive lineman Josh Wariboko, 6-31/2, 310, 5.35 of Oklahoma City Casady said he plans to narrow his list of more than 25 offers down to 10 or 12 shortly after the spring evaluation period. He said Arkansas is in a good spot.
He and his brother, Max, a sophomore visited the Hogs Fayetteville Feb. 28. He said he was impressed with the stadium, campus and the coaches during his visit.
The academic presentation was outstanding, said Wariboko, who plans to major in business.
He said offensive line cache Sam Pittman has visited his school twice during the evaluation period. ESPN rates him the No. 190 prospect in the nation. Video highlights CLICK HERE
Max Wariboko, 5-10, 170, 4.51 has offers from UCLA, Louisville and Tulsa. He loved the hilly campus and the stadium being built into a slope. He plans to major in engineering and likes the department at Arkansas. Video highlights CLICK HERE
He plans to attend Arkansas' camp this summer in an effort to earn an offer. Josh said he definitely plans to visit when his brother attends camp.
As reported in Sunday's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, eleven members of Arkansas' 2014 recruiting class are expected to report to Fayetteville for the first summer session.
Defensive lineman Bijhon Jackson of El Dorado; running back Juan Day of North Little Rock; tight end Jack Kraus of Bentonville; athlete Josh Liddell of Dollarway; linebacker Khalia Hackett of Douglasville (Ga.) South Paulding; safety Santos Ramirez of Shreveport Evangel; linebacker Randy Ramsey of Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) Dillard; offensive lineman Brain Wallace and defensive lineman Armon Watts of St. Louis Christian Brothers; and linebacker Dwayne Eugene and cornerback Henre Toliver of Metairie (La.) Rummel
Arkansas freshman Chris Murphy has told a source he does not plan to return to Fayetteville and will transfer elsewhere.
Linebacker Bo Anderson, 6-1, 214 of Coppell, Texas said he'll probably attend Arkansas' camp. He has offers from Wyoming, Texas State, Nevada and Eastern Michigan. Video highlights CLICK HERE
Texas Tech commitment and running back Corey Dauphine, 6-0, 186, 4.40 of Port Arthur, Texas said he and sophomore running back Kameron Martin are looking to visit Arkansas this summer. Both are being recruited by running backs coach Joel Thomas.
Dauphine, who has more than 10 offers, believes the Hogs are close to offering. He has been timed at 20.7 seconds in the 200 meters. He also wants to run track in college. Video highlights CLICK HERE
Martin, 5-10, 177, 4.36 has 24 offers, including Arkansas. He has a 4.0 GPA and is considering as a major. Video highlights CLICK HERE