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The Recruiting Guy:
Arkansas set to host another round of top prospects
2024 4-star prospect Ka’Davion Dotson
Arkansas is expected to host numerous top recruits over the next two days and beyond.
The Razorbacks are set to entertain athlete Noreel White and defensive lineman Dion Stutts on Friday.
White, 6-1, 170, of Ocean Springs (Miss.) St. Martin, is a 4-star prospect with offers from Arkansas, Ole Miss, Florida State, LSU and other schools, and Stutts, 6-3, 270, of Memphis University School, is a 3-star recruit with offers from the Razorbacks, Ole Miss, Texas A&M, Louisville, South Carolina and other programs.
Both visited Arkansas on Jan. 28.
• '24 LB DJ Barber, 6-0, 220, of Pinson (Ala.) Clay-Chalkville
He is a 4-star with Arkansas, Alabama, Auburn, Oklahoma, Georgia Tech, Mississippi State, Ole Miss and Louisville offers. Barber is teammates with offensive lineman target Jac’Qawn McRoy.
• '24 DB Ashton McShane, 6-1, 170, of McKinney, Texas
He holds offers from Kansas State, Colorado State and Wyoming. His coach, Marcus Shavers, played defensive line for the Razorbacks.
• '24 S Ka’Davion Dotson, 5-11, 185, of Duncanville, Texas
He is a 4-star with Arkansas, Texas, Southern Cal, Missouri, Arizona State, Oklahoma State and Ole Miss offers. Dotson has visited the Razorbacks three previous times.
• '25 S Tyren Polley Jr., 5-11, 180, of Duncanville, Texas
He holds Arkansas, LSU, Ole Miss, Oklahoma and Baylor offers.
• '25 CB Zadian Gentry, 6-1, 170, of McKinney, Texas
Gentry has Arkansas, Oklahoma, Auburn, Purdue and SMU offers. He has a best of 14.83 second in 110-meter hurdles.
• '24 QB KJ Jackson, 6-3, 210, of Montgomery (Ala.) St. James
He is a 4-star with Arkansas, Central Florida, Penn State, Kansas, Ole Miss, Kentucky and Louisville offers. Jackson attended an Arkansas camp last summer.
• '24 CB Tony-Louis Nkuba, 6-2, 170, of Lewisville, Texas,
Nkuba is a 4-star with Arkansas, Texas Tech, Arizona State, SMU, Oregon State and Houston offers. He had 24 tackles, 7 interceptions, 9 pass breakups and 1 forced fumble as junior.
• '26 OL Bear McWhorter, 6-3, 285, of Kingston (Ga.) Cass
He has Arkansas, Penn State, Louisville, Ole Miss, Tennessee and Florida State offers.
• '26 QB Brodie McWhorter, 6-2, 190, of Kingston (Ga.) Cass
He holds an offer from South Florida.
• '24 LB Jordan Burns, 6-2, 215, of Atlanta (Ga.) Pace Academy
Burns is a 4-star with Arkansas, Michigan, Southern Cal, Texas A&M and Auburn offers. He is the No. 23 linebacker nationally and No. 34 prospect in Georgia.
• '26 WR O’Mari Johnson, 6-0, 170, of Wesson (Miss.) Wesson Attendance
He holds Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Penn State and South Carolina offers. MaxPreps named him a freshman All-American.
• '24 DE Xadavien Sims, 6-4, 245, of Durant, Okla.
He is a 4-star with Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Texas A&M, Oregon and Michigan offers. The Razorbacks were the first to offer Sims as a sophomore.
• '24 S Kenyan Kelly, 6-1, 170, of Denison, Texas
Kelly is a 4-star with Arkansas, LSU, Oklahoma, Tennessee and TCU offers. He is the No. 28 safety nationally.
• '25 DL Lance Jackson, 6-5, 250, of Texarkana (Texas) Pleasant Grove
He has Arkansas, Tennessee, Oklahoma State, Baylor, Oklahoma and UNLV offers. He is the younger brother of Arkansas defensive end Landon Jackson.
• '25 OL Tucker Kattus, 6-5, 285, of Cincinnati (Ohio) St. Xavier
He holds Kentucky, Michigan and Marshall offers. His father played at Michigan, and his brother is a tight end at Kentucky.
• '24 WR Dozie Ezukanma, 6-3, 180, of Fort Worth (Texas) All Saints Episcopal
He is a 3-star with Arkansas, Oregon, Miami and Missouri offers. His brother Erik plays receiver for the Miami Dolphins.
• '25 S CJ Jimcoily, 6-3, 190, of Nashville (Tenn.) Lipscomb Academy
He has Arkansas, Michigan, Louisville, Auburn and Kentucky offers.
• '25 DL Amir Leonard-Jean Charles, 6-4, 295, of Nashville (Tenn.) Lipscomb Academy
He holds Georgia, Kentucky, Ole Miss, Auburn and Louisville offers.
• '25 LB Kristopher Thompson, 6-1, 215, of Nashville (Tenn.) Lipscomb Academy
Thompson holds Oklahoma State, Illinois, UNLV, Louisville and UAB offers.
• '25 ATH Marcus Wimberly, 6-1, 175, of Bauxite
• '24 QB Air Noland, 6-3, 192, of Fairburn (Ga.) Langston Hughes
He is a 4-star with Arkansas, Alabama, Auburn, Texas A&M and Miami offers.
• '24 CB Braylon Conley, 6-0, 170, of Humble (Texas) Atascocita
Conley is a 4-star with Arkansas, Texas, Southern Cal, TCU and Louisville offers. He visited the Razorbacks on Jan. 28.
• '24 WR Josiah Martin, 6-0, 170, of Denton (Texas) Guyer
He is a 3-star with Arkansas, Oregon, Tennessee, Ole Miss and Baylor offers. Martin had 60 catches for 878 yards and 9 touchdowns as a junior.
• '24 RB Jaden Baugh, 6-1, 215, of Decatur (Ga.) Columbia
Baugh is a 4-star with Arkansas, Georgia, Tennessee, Texas A&M, Michigan and Texas offers. He is ESPN's No. 20 athlete and the No. 163 overall prospect in the nation.
• '24 TE Kylan Fox, 6-5, 215, of Loganville (Ga.) Grayson
He is a 4-star with Arkansas, Alabama, Georgia, Ohio State and Colorado offers. Fox is friends with Razorbacks defensive end commit Kavion Henderson.
• '24 S Tylen Singleton, 6-2, 190, of Many, La.
Singleton is a 4-star with Arkansas, LSU, Florida State, Michigan and Ole Miss offers. He visited Arkansas a year ago.
• '24 RB Nate Palmer, 6-0, 190, of Decatur, Texas
Palmer is a 4-star with Arkansas, Oklahoma, Southern Cal and Ole Miss offers. He received an offer while visiting the Razorbacks on Jan. 28.
• '24 DB Tevis Metcalf, 5-10, 178, of Birmingham (Ala.) Pinson Valley
He is a 3-star with Arkansas, Auburn, Colorado and Georgia Tech offers. He is the brother of Razorbacks freshman defensive back TJ Metcalf.
June official visits
• '24 OL Daniel Akinkunmi, 6-5, 300, of NFL Academy in London, England
He holds Arkansas, Washington State, Minnesota and Texas Tech offers. He received his offer from the Razorbacks last summer.
• '24 WR Zion Kearney, 6-3, 195, of Missouri City (Texas) Hightower
Kearney narrowed his list to Arkansas, Texas A&M, Oklahoma, Nebraska, LSU and Houston. He visited the Razorbacks on Jan. 20.
• '24 DB Jaden Allen, 5-10, 165, of Aledo, Texas
Allen is a 4-star with Arkansas, Alabama, Texas, Tennessee and Southern Cal offers. He is a former Texas commitment and visited the Razorbacks on March 4.
• '24 DB Chris Johnson Jr., 6-1, 175, of Aledo, Texas
Johnson is a 4-star with Arkansas, Arizona State, Boston College and Louisville offers. His father played at Louisville and in the NFL, and he visited the Razorbacks on March 4.
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