The Recruiting Guy:

Tuesday recruiting tidbits

By: Richard Davenport Richard Davenport's Twitter account
Published: Tuesday, January 24, 2017
2019 QB Grant Gunnell.
2019 QB Grant Gunnell.

A newly offered 2018 prospect is planning to visit Arkansas in the spring.

Junior tight end Luke Ford, 6-7, 247, of Carterville, Ill., received an offer from the Hogs on Monday and said he'll visit Arkansas after basketball season. He also received an offer from Oklahoma State on Monday.

Arkansas offensive coordinator Dan Enos is expected to attend the basketball game of highly regarded 2019 quarterback Grant Gunnell on Wednesday or Thursday.

Gunnell, 6-6, 200 pounds of Houston St. Pius X High School has scholarship offers from schools like Louisville, Florida State, Oklahoma State, Texas A&M, Houston, Northwestern, Texas State and Central Arkansas.

His grandfather, Jim Price, played linebacker for the Hogs’ 1964 national championship team.

Arkansas junior forward target Rodgerick Brown, 6-7, 200, of Cordova, Tenn., had 13 points, 13 rebounds, 7 assists, 2 steals and 2 blocks in a 77-41 win Monday.

As reported Sunday, defensive end Markaviest Bryant of Cordele, (Ga.) Crisp County will arrive in Fayetteville on Wednesday for an official visit. ESPN rates him the No. 9 defensive end and No. 100 overall prospect.

As of now, Arkansas doesn't plan to host any prospects this weekend.

Defensive coordinator Paul Rhoads is expected to make an in-home visit with cornerback commitment Kamren Curl on Wednesday or Thursday.

Running back coach Reggie Mitchell will see running back commitment Chase Hayden play basketball Friday along with making an in-home visit.

Hayden scored 18 points and had 7 assists and 5 rebounds in a 50-49 loss Monday.

10:36 a.m. update

Linebackers coach Vernon Hargreaves visited Lovejoy High School in Lucas, Texas, on Monday to check on 2018 linebacker commitment Bumper Pool. Defensive coordinator Paul Rhoads visited his school last week.

10:45 a.m. update

Gunnell added North Carolina to his offer list this morning. In addition to Enos visiting for one of his basketball games Wednesday or Thursday, Clemson, Oklahoma State, Nebraska and Florida State have also said they'll attend one of the games.

11:28 a.m. update

Auburn has offered Gerry Bohanon of Earle as a quarterback. Alabama recently offered.

2:27 update

Bohanon has always received offers from Arkansas State, Memphis and Notre Dame in the last two weeks.


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