Hog Futures: Kyrei Fisher:

'Mean' linebacker refuses to be 'nail'

By: Bob Holt
Published: Sunday, August 13, 2017
Arkansas linebacker Kyrei Fisher takes part in a drill Saturday, April 1, 2017, during practice at the university practice field in Fayetteville.
Photo by Andy Shupe
Arkansas linebacker Kyrei Fisher takes part in a drill Saturday, April 1, 2017, during practice at the university practice field in Fayetteville.

Freshman linebacker Kyrei Fisher brings a physical presence to the Arkansas Razorbacks' defense.

Kyrei Fisher at a glance

CLASS Freshman

POSITION Linebacker

HEIGHT/WEIGHT 6-1, 234 pounds

HOMETOWN Tulsa

HIGH SCHOOL Union

AGE 18 (born Sept. 17, 1998)

NOTEWORTHY Working as a backup at the weak-side and middle linebacker spots in training camp. … Enrolled early and went through spring practice. … Consensus three-star recruit by ESPN, Rivals and 247sports. … Also had scholarship offers from Minnesota, Michigan State and Colorado. … Had 65 tackles, including 8 sacks, last season playing as an outside linebacker. … Parents are Kelly Sunday and the late Deatrick Fisher.

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