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The Recruiting Guy:
Monday recruiting tidbits
Arkansas coach Mike Anderson speaks to reporters on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.
Memphis transfer Nick King has set a date to officially visit Arkansas.
King, 6-7, 225 will visit the Hogs May 1-2, according to his father Gregory. He averaged 7.2 points and 4.8 rebounds while playing 18.9 minutes a game at small forward for the Tigers this past season.
ESPN rated him the No. 37 prospect in the nation as a senior at Memphis East in 2013. He was named Tennessee's Class AAA Mr. Basketball and finished his high school career with over 1,900 points and 1,000 rebounds.
Offensive lineman Logan Roberson,6-5, 320 of Harrah, Oklahoma plans to visit Arkansas for the spring game on Saturday. Video highlights CLICK HERE
Linebacker De'jon Harris, 6-1, 230, 4.70 of Marrero, (La.) John Ehret said he and his family will attend Arkansas' spring game. He has several offers, including the Hogs. Video highlights CLICK HERE
His teammates, athlete Caron Baham and linebacker Michael Divinity don't appear to be visiting as of Sunday night. All three are being recruited by receivers coach Michael Smith.
Receiver Audie Omotosho, 6-2, 190, 4.56 of Plano East High School in Texas said he plans to attend Arkansas' spring game. He has offers from Texas Tech, Washington, Iowa, Kansas, Boston College and others.
Running backs coach Jamel Singleton is his lead recruiter. Video highlights CLICK HERE
Small forward Dikembe Dixson, 6-7, 190 of Bardstown, (Ky.) Nelson County said on Twitter that he has a top four of Arkansas, Mississippi State, South Carolina and Marshall. As reported on Friday, he said he's planning to visit Fayetteville in May.
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