The Recruiting Guy

Mateos, 4-star OL prospect Afalava connect

Arkansas offensive line coach Eric Mateos speaks, Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2023, during a press conference at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville. (Hank Layton/NWA Democrat-Gazette)

Arkansas offensive line coach Eric Mateos’ first conversation with highly recruited offensive lineman Darius Afalava created an instant bond between the two and an official visit to Fayetteville is in the plans because of the relationship.