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:
Monday recruiting tidbits
NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANDY SHUPE Arkansas coach Chad Morris speaks Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, during a press conference in the Fred Smith Football Center on the university campus in Fayetteville.
Several junior prospects are expected to visit Arkansas in the near future.
Junior offensive lineman Jack Buford, 6-5, 290 of St. Louis Lutheran North is looking to visit the Hogs in the next couple of month or in the spring. He recently added an offer from the Razorbacks to go along with ones from Illinois, Florida, Oklahoma and others.
Junior offensive lineman Trevor Roberson, 6-11, 360 of Wellington, Texas said he plans to visit Fayetteville on Feb. 24. Arkansas extended an offer on Jan. 9. He also has offers from TCU, Texas A&M, Baylor, Texas Tech and others.
Junior receiver TQ Jackson, 6-3, 188, 4.47 of Jefferson, Texas plans to visit Arkansas on Feb. 24. The Hogs offered him on Dec. 15. The Arkansas staff offered Jackson while at SMU.
ESPN 300 junior defensive back Adonis Otey, 6-0, 170 of Murfreesboro, (Tenn.). Blackman is looking to visit Arkansas in February.
Class of 2019 running back Darwin Barlow, 5-11, 192, 4.5 of Newton, Texas is expecting running backs coach Jeff Traylor to visit his school this week. He has offers from Baylor, TCU, Arkansas State and others.
Junior college defensive lineman Emmit Gooden, 6-4, 320 of Independence C.C. in Kansas is expecting Arkansas to see him this week.
Joe T. Robinson defensive end-linebacker Zach Williams, 6-4, 215, 4.6 will visit Mississippi State on Jan. 27. He's also drawing interest from Arkansas, Baylor, Texas Tech, Iowa State, and others.
Two signees and at least four others are expected to visit Arkansas this weekend.
QB Connor Noland- Greenwood
OL Silas Robinson- Yoakum, Texas
DE Tyree Wilson- New London (Texas) West Rusk
RB Rakeem Boyd- Independence C.C.
WR Treveon Johnson- Brenham, Texas
DE Courte Alexander- Owasso (Okla.)
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