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:
UNDER THE RADAR: Bearden’s Haden Grice
2022 lineman Haden Grice.
On Wednesdays we feature an in-state prospect who could be flying under the radar of college coaches. This week's UTR prospect is Bearden’s Haden Grice.
Height/Weight: 6-0, 265 pounds
Stats: As a junior, he recorded 45 tackles, 4 tackles for loss and 5 pancake blocks.
Coach Greg Anthony:
“We moved him up after his last ninth grade game. He started the last two regular season games on high school and started the playoff game at Mount Ida. Since then he has not missed a snap, he has not missed a practice, he has not missed a summer workout. He has started every game and he has played every position on the offensive line and defensive line.
"He is a team player. Very coachable. He has over a 3.6 (GPA) in class. He squatted 500 pounds in weight room, benches over 250, deadlifts over 500. He is being overlooked and people are missing a quality athlete but more importantly a quality person.”
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