Richard Davenport covers recruiting for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. He is the host of Recruiting Thursday, a weekly radio show that airs from 7 to 8 p.m. on 92.1 FM in Fayetteville; 93.7 FM in Little Rock; 95.3 FM in Fort Smith; 96.3 FM in Hot Springs; 104.3 FM in Harrison/Mountain Home; and 106.9 FM in Arkadelphia.
The Recruiting Guy:
Wednesday recruiting tidbits
Arkansas is taking a hard look at linebacker Tyrel Dodson.
Highly recruited linebacker Tyrel Dodson received his 22nd offer on Tuesday when Arkansas linebackers coach Vernon Hargreaves told him the Hogs were offering.
Dodson, 6-2, 235, 4.58 of Franklin, (Tenn.) Centennial also has offers from Texas A&M, Oregon State, Missouri, Illinois, Arkansas State and others. Video highlights CLICK HERE
He recorded 81 tackles, 16 tackles for loss, 6 sacks, 4 interceptions and 2 forced fumbles along with 738 rushing yards and 13 touchdowns while missing three games while being hampered by an injury. He’s hoping to see the Hogs extend an offer.
Dodson said he's going to try and visit Fayetteville.
Linebacker Donta Evans, 6-3, 230 of Lawrenceville, (Ga.) Archer said he and his father are working on a date to visit Arkansas this summer. He's talking to defensive line coach Rory Segrest. He has numerous offers from schools like Auburn, Louisville, Iowa, Kentucky and others. Video highlights CLICK HERE
Defensive lineman Michael Perry, 6-2, 330 of Memphis Whitehaven said he plans to take part in Arkansas' camp on Saturday. His top schools include Ole Miss, Indiana and Missouri. He said Arkansas will make his top four after he earns an offer from the Hogs this weekend. Video highlights CLICK HERE
Others planning to attend Arkansas' camp on Saturday include Little Rock Christian running back Damarea Crockett, defensive lineman Nick McCann of Texarkana, Arkansas, safety David Beasley, defensive lineman Cameron Murray of Bryant, athlete Manual Bunch of Roland, Okla. 2017 linebacker Hunter Davenport of Lamar, linebacker Ben Brasuell of Benton, athlete Hayden Johnson of Columbia, (Mo.) Rock Bridge, offensive lineman Blake Edom of Riverview.
Attending another Arkansas camp:
Pine Bluff defensive lineman John Tate- Also attending camps at Miss. St., LSU and Auburn
Offensive lineman Samuel Williams of Fordyce- June 20
Central Arkansas Christian 2017 receiver Josh Johnson- June 20
Parkers Chapel 2017 running back Dezmon Jackson- June 20
2017 athlete Jarrod Barnes of Cabot- June 20
Athlete Jon Johnson of Harmony Grove- June 20.
Receiver Tobias Enlow of North Little Rock- June 20
2017 athlete Monta Thomas of Hermitage- June 20.
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