HOG FUTURES Derrick Munson:

Rummel sends UA another

By: Frankie Frisco
Published: Saturday, August 19, 2017
Derrick Munson
Derrick Munson

Arkansas wide receivers coach Michael Smith might as well have an office at Metairie (La.) Archbishop Rummel for all the time he's spent recruiting at the school in recent years.

At a glance

CLASS Freshman


POSITION Linebacker

HOMETOWN New Orleans

HIGH SCHOOL Metairie (La.) Archbishop Rummel

AGE 19 (Born Jan. 7, 1998)

NOTEWORTHY A consensus three-star prospect by ESPN, 247Sports.com, Rivals and Scout. … Ranked as the No. 4 outside linebacker in Louisiana and No. 31 in the South by Scout. Rated as the No. 21 player in Louisiana by 247Sports.com. … Most valuable defensive player in the Catholic League where he had 120 tackles and five interceptions as a senior. Recorded 160 tackles, 21 for loss, 6 sacks and 2 interceptions as junior when he was named The Advocate’s All-Metro Defensive Player of the Year. Had 20 tackles, forced three fumbles and intercepted a pass in a victory over Wayne County (Miss.) that season. … Made 68 tackles as a freshman and helped the school to its second state championship in football. … Played on the same high school team as current Razorbacks Dwayne Eugene, Henre Toliver and Briston Guidry. … Son of Collette Munson and Rodney Franklin.

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