Matt Jones is the online sports director for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. A double graduate of the University of Arkansas, he is a member of the Football Writers Association of America and National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, and voter for the Heisman Trophy.
Boulware transferring from Diamond Hogs
Pamela Short and husband David Short of Grapevine, Texas, (grandparents of Arkansas pitcher Kole Ramage), get autographs from infielder Coby Boulware (left) and outfieder Heston Kjerstad Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, during Arkansas baseball's annual Meet the Razorbacks Day at Northwest Arkansas Mall in Fayetteville.
FAYETTEVILLE Coby Boulware is transferring from Arkansas before ever playing a game for the Razorbacks.
Boulware, a redshirt sophomore utility player, was announced as a transfer by Central Arizona College on Tuesday. Boulware is from Anthem, Ariz., and Central Arizona is the reigning champion of the JUCO World Series.
Boulware began his career at TCU. In 2018 he started 54 games at second base and batted .278 with 17 RBI.
He transferred to Arkansas at semester prior to last season and redshirted. He went through fall practice with the Razorbacks this year.
Arkansas coach Dave Van Horn said he expected some transfers, but did not give any names during a news conference last month that he said came a day after concluding post-fall evaluations with players.
"I’m always up front and honest with them," Van Horn said. "I tell them what we see, where we’re at and in some cases let them make a decision and try to give them some information so they can make an educated decision."
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