Position Analysis: Inside Linebackers:

Dre Greenlaw's return a spark to Razorback defense

By: Bob Holt
Published: Friday, August 11, 2017
Arkansas linebacker Dre Greenlaw speaks to reporters during the Razorbacks' annual media day on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, in Fayetteville.
Photo by Ben Goff
Arkansas linebacker Dre Greenlaw speaks to reporters during the Razorbacks' annual media day on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, in Fayetteville.

It's been a long wait for Dre Greenlaw, but the Arkansas Razorbacks' junior linebacker is finally ready to play full speed again.

Inside linebackers

KEY LOSSES Brooks Ellis (13 starts in 2016) , Dwayne Eugene (6 starts)

RETURING STARTER Dre Greenlaw (7 starts)

WHO’S BACK De’Jon Harris, Josh Harris, Grant Morgan, Giovanni LaFrance, Dee Walker

WHO’S NEW Kyrei Fisher

WALK-ON Terrell Collins

ANALYSIS After missing much of last season and not practicing in the spring because of a right foot injury, it’s critical for the Razorbacks that Greenlaw stay healthy and on the field. De’Jon Harris is set to start alongside Greenlaw with Eugene moving to outside linebacker in the 3-4. Morgan, LaFrance and Walker need to come on to provide depth. Josh Harris is injured.

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