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:
Get to know Arkansas target Ramel Lloyd Jr.
ESPN 4-star prospect Ramel Lloyd Jr.
ESPN 4-star junior shooting guard Ramel Lloyd Jr. received an offer from Arkansas in April. He also has offers from Kansas, Southern Cal, Arizona State, Arizona, LSU, Oregon and numerous other programs.
City/School: Temecula (Calif.) Rancho Christian
Weight: 195 pounds
Position: Combo guard
Vertical: 36 inches
I like Arkansas because: Of the style of play, the awesome fan base and my relationship with the coaching staff.
Schools I've visited: No official visits taken because of covid-19.
I plan to major in: Business
I'm the player I am because: Of natural talents, work ethic and my father.
Best basketball moment: Playing at a high school camp where I received my first D-I offer in the seventh grade from UNLV.
Favorite video game: NBA 2K
Favorite NBA player: LeBron James
Favorite NBA team: Los Angeles Lakers
Favorite workout music: Hip hop/Rap
Favorite movie: Coming to America
Must watch TV show: Dragon Ball Z
List two pet peeves: Probably people eating with their mouth open and sucking their fingers instead of using a napkin.
Favorite food: Seafood (crab, lobster, shrimp)
I will never eat: Sardines
Your favorite fast-food chain and why: Chick-fil-A because it’s the best fast food.
Who would you want to be stranded with on a deserted island: My mom
Favorite junk food: Hot fries
Hobbies: Video games, binge watching TV shows and movies
The one thing I could not live without is: My phone/internet
If you were a superhero, what powers would you have: Teleportation to go wherever I think of.
Role model: My dad
Three words to describe me: Outgoing, honest, ambitious
People would be surprised that I: Have never seen any Harry Potter movies.
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