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Get to know: ’25 RB target DJ Dugar
Arkansas running backs coach Jimmy Smith and 2025 running back DJ Dugar Jr.
Class of 2025 running back target DJ Dugar came away impressed Arkansas’ coaches and culture after visiting the Hogs on Saturday.
Dugar Jr., 6-1, 205 pounds, of Leander (Texas) Glenn, added an offer from the Razorbacks during his visit to go along with others from Oklahoma State and Texas-San Antonio.
He had 207 carries for 1,418 yards and 14 touchdowns as a sophomore.
Favorite thing about playing running back: easiest way to get the ball in my hands.
Coach Jimmy Smith is: one of the best coaches I’ve met and he’s not just gonna be my coach, I can tell he’s going to be my friend too.
Funniest football moment: is when I fumbled, picked it back up and ran for a first down
If I couldn't play football, I would want to star in: The Avengers
My mom is always on me to do: she’s always on me to clean my room
Must watch TV: Outer Banks, Stranger Things
Love or hate rollercoasters: Love
What super power would you choose if given the option: Invisibility
My two pet peeves are: people coming up to me with my headphones in, someone stealing my joke
If you could meet a famous person, who would it be: LeBron James
My hidden talent is: I’m good a video games
Your favorite fast food chain and why: McDonald’s because it’s cheap and good
If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be: Seafood
I will never ever eat: Avocado
Favorite junk food: Skittles
Favorite dessert: Cheesecake
Strangest thing I’ve ever eaten: Deer meat.
Who is your all-time celebrity crush: Madelyn Cline
If you could live anywhere, where would that be: Canada
I’m terrified of: Dying
Sky dive or bungee jump? Sky dive
Most unusual place you’ve fallen asleep: School cafeteria
Love or hate horror movies and why: Love. I like the jump-scares
Cat or dog person and why: Dog. Cats are too much maintenance
Do you think aliens exist: Yes, space is too big for there not to be
I get emotional when: I lose a football game
Which do you prefer Twitter, snapchat, instagram or Tic Tok: Tik Tok
Best advice I’ve received: Don’t over think
Role model and why: Don’t have one
Three words to describe me: Funny, athletic, cool
People would be surprised that I: like to fish
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