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It pays to play offensive line under Bielema

Subscriber onlyNumerous factors go into a football recruit's college decision. Usually at the top of the list is a school that can prepare them for the NFL. Continue reading...

High school coach points St. Louis linebacker to Hogs

Subscriber onlyArkansas Razorbacks linebacker target Ayodele Adeoye has been able to learn about the Razorbacks thanks to an assistant coach at his school. Continue reading...

Visit drives Ford to put UA at top of list

Subscriber onlyArkansas tight end target Luke Ford called his two-day trip to Fayetteville "unbelievable" and said the Hogs had moved to the top of his list. Continue reading...

Hogs keep up with speedy linebacker

Subscriber onlyArkansas DC Paul Rhoads visited Manvel High School in Texas during January to check on Brian Johnson, who may be the nation's fastest LB prospect. Continue reading...

LB's parents prepare him for attention

Subscriber onlyJunior linebacker Alston Orji is equipped to handle the attention of being a highly recruited prospect thanks to his parents. Continue reading...

Arkansas in a fight for Houston WR Battle

Subscriber onlyHouston Cypress Creek's Miles Battle, a wide receiver who is a prominent target on the Arkansas Razorbacks recruiting radar, was one of the standouts at the Nike Football The Opening Regional Dallas on Sunday. Continue reading...

LB hears 'Woo Pig Sooie' after scholarship offer

Subscriber onlyIt was a big day for OLB Byron Hobbs and his father, Paul, after Bret Bielema extended a scholarship offer to the younger Hobbs. Continue reading...

Things going swimmingly for Kentucky lineman

Subscriber only Junior offensive lineman Wyatt Smock might have had an argument a couple of years ago of being one of the largest competitive swimmers and divers in the nation. Continue reading...

Chicago lineman surprised by offer

Subscriber onlyA year ago, defensive lineman Gavin McCabe was determined to earn a scholarship offer from a mid-major college football program. Because of his hard work, he's surpassed that goal and now has 22 offers, including from four Power Five conferences. Continue reading...

Hargreaves is Florida DE's 'guy' on recruiting trail

Subscriber onlyA good relationship between a prospect and his lead recruiter is a must if a school has a chance to sign the prospect. Continue reading...

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