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2018 Spotlight: Greenwood QB Connor Noland

By: Richard Davenport
Published: Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Greenwood quarterback Connor Noland runs during the Class 6A Championship Game against Russellville on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock.
Greenwood quarterback Connor Noland runs during the Class 6A Championship Game against Russellville on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock.

Greenwood quarterback and Arkansas commitment Connor Noland is the first in-state prospect to be spotlighted for the 2018 class.

Noland, 6-2, 190, completed 151 of 229 passes for 2,095 yards, 18 touchdowns and threw only 3 interceptions while splitting time with senior Luke Hales as a junior. He rushed 122 times for 553 yards while leading the Bulldogs to a 12-1 record.

He also split time as a sophomore and completed 73 of 103 passes for 872 yards and 9 touchdowns with just two interceptions while also rushing 61 times for 431 and 4 touchdowns.

Noland picked the Hogs over scholarship offers from Texas A&M, UCLA, Kentucky, Missouri, Ole Miss, North Carolina, Penn State and others.

He's an outstanding pitcher with a 90 mph plus fastball and is also committed to play baseball for the Hogs.

Noland is batting .340 with 2 home runs and 26 RBIs while having an on base percentage of .426 this season. He has 85 strikeouts in 58 innings, an ERA of 0.48 while only walking 8 batters.

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