Matt Jones is the online sports director for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. A double graduate of the University of Arkansas, he is a member of the Football Writers Association of America and National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, and voter for the Heisman Trophy and Biletnikoff Award.
Heralded freshman takes the reins in center field
Arkansas outfielder Dominic Fletcher runs toward first base during a scrimmage Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, in Fayetteville. Fletcher, a freshman, is projected to be the Razorbacks' opening-day starter in center field.
Arkansas coaches are hesitant to acknowledge similarities between the projected center fielder and a player who manned the position in 2015.
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