National Signing Day 2016


2016 Arkansas signees

darius McTelvin Agim
Committed: 9/5/2015
Notable: Rated a five-star and the No. 11 overall prospect in the country by ESPN. Named the 2015 Arkansas Gatorade Player of the Year and played in the 2016 Under Armour All-American game. Also played running back and returned kicks at Hope. Scored touchdowns rushing, receiving and returning a kick, while passing for a two-point conversion. Enrolled and will participate in spring practice.
DL Hope High School 6-2 1/2 265 4.91 SIGNED - ENROLLED
“jared” Kofi Boateng
Committed: 8/22/2015
Notable: Broke the Arlington city record with 27 career touchdown receptions. Caught 112 passes for 1,805 yards and 27 touchdowns over the last two seasons. Chose Arkansas over offers from Nebraska, Ole Miss and Wisconsin, among others.
WR Arlington (Texas) Lamar High School 6-0 1/2 177 4.67 SIGNED
darius Austin Capps
Committed: 3/9/2015
Notable:Rated a four-star prospect by multiple recruiting sites. Led Star City to a Class 4A baseball state championship in 2015. Had 86 tackles, 17 tackles for loss, five sacks, two fumble recoveries, one forced fumble, one blocked punt and one blocked extra point as a senior. Bench presses 405 pounds, squats 600 pounds and power cleans 370 pounds.
DT Star City High School 6-4 307 4.6 SIGNED
“jared” Deon Edwards
Committed: 7/29/2015
Notable: Chose Arkansas over offers from Indiana, Missouri, North Carolina State and South Carolina, among others. Had 112 tackles, eight interceptions, two sacks and one forced fumble over the past two seasons. Named the Daily Commercial All-Area Defensive Player of the Year, as voted on by head coaches in his area.
S Lake Minneola (Fla.) High School 6-1 190 4.67 SIGNED
darius Briston Guidry
Committed: 4/11/2015
Notable:Chose Arkansas over offers from Alabama, LSU, Miami (Fla.), Ole Miss, Oklahoma, Penn State, Tennessee and Texas A&M, among others. Had 91 tackles, nine sacks, seven tackles for loss, seven quarterback hurries, two fumble recoveries and a blocked field goal in 2015. Rated a four-star prospect by multiple recruiting sites.
DT Metairie (La.) Archbishop Rummel High School 6-2 287 5.04 SIGNED
“jared” Grayson Gunter
Committed: 6/24/2015
Notable: Father, Bubba, played college football at Ole Miss as a linebacker. Had surgery to repair a torn labrum suffered during the season. Chose Arkansas over offers from Mississippi State and Memphis, among others.
TE Madison (Miss.) Central High School 6-6 220 4.77 SIGNED
“jared” T.J. Hammonds
Committed: 4/11/2015
Notable: Offered by Alabama after committing, but stayed solid with Arkansas. Rushed 103 times for 1,375 yards and 22 touchdowns and caught 23 passes for 661 yards and six touchdowns as a senior. Will be looked at as a running back and wide receiver for the Razorbacks. Rated a four-star prospect by multiple recruiting sites.
ATH Pulaski Robinson High School 5-11 189 4.42 SIGNED
“jared” De'jon Harris
Committed: 5/21/2015
Notable: Offered by Alabama after committing, but stayed solid with Arkansas. Chose the Razorbacks over offers from Oregon and Arizona State, among others. Took over at quarterback when his team's starter went down with an injury. Had 1,058 rushing yards, 495 passing yards and 374 receiving yards while accounting for 23 touchdowns as a senior. Also had 83 tackles and 14 tackles for loss, despite playing only half of his team's defensive snaps.
LB Marrero (La.) John Ehret High School 6-0 230 4.82 SIGNED
“jared” Jake Heinrich
Committed: 7/4/2015
Notable: Had surgery to repair an arm injury suffered during the season. Selected to the Semper Fi All-American game. Rated a four-star prospect by multiple recruiting sites. Chose Arkansas over offers from Duke, Kansas State and Oregon, among others.
OL Urbandale (Iowa) High School 6-4 283 5.33 SIGNED
“jared” Alexy Jean-Baptiste
Committed: 6/16/2015
Notable: Named to the U.S. Under-19 National Team. Chose Arkansas over offers from Miami (Fla.), North Carolina and Wisconsin, among others.
LB Coconut Creek (Fla.) High School 6-1 198 4.82 SIGNED
“jared” Hayden Johnson
Committed: 6/19/2015
Notable: Has 3.92 GPA and plans to study pre-med. Picked up offers from Florida State, Missouri and Nebraska after committing, but remained solid with Arkansas. Was an all-state selection at defense end after collecting 74 tackles, 11 sacks, nine tackles for loss and seven quarterback hurries in 2015.
FB Columbia (Mo.) Rock Bridge High School 6-4 255 4.8 SIGNED
“jared” Jordan Jones
Committed: 6/19/2014
Notable: Was Arkansas' first commit in the 2016 class. Led Smackover to a Class 3A runner-up finish in 2014, the school's first state championship game appearance since 1949. Caught 37 passes for 721 yards and 11 touchdowns as a senior. Also rushed for a touchdown and passed for two. Punted seven times and returned kickoffs and punts, as well.
WR Smackover High School 6-1 175 4.55 SIGNED
“jared” Cole Kelley
Committed: 4/17/2015
Notable: Was only 6-foot-2 before his freshman year, but grew five inches during his time in high school. Completed 199 of 352 passes for 2,911 yards, 28 touchdowns and 10 interceptions last season, despite losing his top receiver, tight end and running back from the previous year. Threw for 3,001 yards and 31 touchdowns as a junior in 2014.
QB Lafayette (La.) Teurlings Catholic High School 6-7 235 N/A SIGNED
“jared” Giovanni LaFrance
Committed: 1/23/2016
Notable: Originally committed to Tulane. Chose Arkansas over offers from Louisville, Oklahoma State and Texas Tech, among others. Had 99 tackles, eight tackles for loss and five sacks as a senior. Also played running back, scoring four touchdowns.
LB New Orleans St. Augustine High School 6-1 239 4.8 SIGNED
“jared” Terrance Malone
Committed: 12/15/2015
Notable: Led Northwest Mississippi C.C. to an 11-1 record and NJCAA national championship last season. Chose Arkansas over offers from Memphis and Southern Miss, among others. Enrolled and will participate in spring practice.
OL Northwest Mississippi Community College 6-4 320 N/A SIGNED - ENROLLED
“jared” Jonathan Marshall
Committed: 2/1/2016
Notable: Originally committed to Oklahoma State, but flipped to Arkansas two days before signing day. He was also committed to TCU earlier in his recruiting process. Had 71 tackles, 17 tackles for loss, 10 sacks and five forced fumbles as a junior.
DE Shepherd (Texas) High School 6-3 250 4.75 SIGNED
“jared” Paul Ramirez
Committed: 1/30/2016
Notable: Chose Arkansas over offers from Louisville, Indiana and Purdue, among others. Announced his decision with a video of himself dropping a mic. Named a first-team CCCAA All-American last season.
OL San Bernardino Valley College 6-7 295 N/A SIGNED
“jared” Micahh Smith
Committed: 1/30/2016
Notable: Decided to visit Arkansas instead of Baylor or Oklahoma State on his final official visit. Had 120 tackles, seven pass breakups, three interceptions, two fumble recoveries and one forced fumble as a senior.
S Marshall (Texas) High School 6-0 1/2 196 4.79 SIGNED
“jared” Dee Walker
Committed: 1/30/2016
Notable: Led Colquitt County to back-to-back undefeated seasons and Georgia Class 6A state championships. High school teammate of current Arkansas defensive tackle T.J. Smith. Had 96 tackles, five sacks, eight quarterback hurries and one forced fumble as a senior.
LB Moultrie (Ga.) Colquitt County High School 6-2 210 N/A SIGNED
“jared” Devwah Whaley
Committed: 1/2/2016
Notable: Originally committed to Georgia, but de-committed after Mark Richt's firing. Announced his decision to play at Arkansas before the Under Armour All-American game. Rushed for 1,701 yards and 23 touchdowns as a senior. Rated a four-star prospect by multiple recruiting sites.
RB Beaumont (Texas) Central High School 6-0 195 4.44 SIGNED