FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – Arkansas was already garnering national attention for the work they did during the early signing period and now that praise will get a little louder now that the Hogs added another just before the deadline.
Four star defensive back Devin Bush made his commitment to the Razorbacks official as he signed live on social media. Bush is a 6-0, 190 pound corner from New Orleans and is ranked as the No. 28 corner in the country according to 247Sports. Bush had 21 total offers, including 10 from the SEC plus scholarships offers from Oklahoma, Notre Dame and Clemson.
Entering the early signing period, Arkansas was ranked No. 19 according to 247sports and No. 12 according to Rivals in the recruiting rankings. Arkansas signed 20 prospects on the opening day of the early signing period and then wrapped up with the addition of Bush. The Razorbacks are expected to sign as many as eight more players on national signing day on Feb. 6.
Chad Morris and the Arkansas coaching staff made a late push on offensive linemen as three committed to the Razorbacks in the past week. Junior college transfers Myron Cunningham (Iowa Central CC) and Chibueze Nwanna (Lackawanna CC) pledged to the Hogs late last week while Tulsa Union guard Ricky Stromberg committed on Tuesday.
Defensive line help was a clear focal point for the Razorbacks as they had eight defensive linemen committed heading into the early signing period. Collin Clay (Putnam City HS, OKC) and Mataio Soli (Douglasville, GA) both come in ranked in the top 350 prospects nationally.
Arkansas made a little noise in the SEC as they got four star defensive back Greg Brooks to flip from a commitment to Mississippi State on Wednesday. The Harvey, La. native signed with Arkansas at 1:00 p.m.
The best position as far as overall talent looks to be receiver as Arkansas landed Shamar Nash (IMG Academy) TQ Jackson (Jefferson, TX)and Trey Knox (Murfreesboro, TN) while Treylon Burks (Warren, AR) is still expected to sign with the Hogs.
|Devin Bush||DB||6-0||190||New Orleans, LA|
|Greg Brooks||DB||5-11||178||Harvey, LA|
|Trey Knox||WR||6-5||218||Murfreesboro, TN|
|Zach Zimos||LB||6-3||204||Richmond, TX|
|Myron Cunningham||OL||6-6||300||Warren, OH|
|Mataio Soli||DL||6-4||230||Douglasville, GA|
|Dylan Rathcke||OL||6-5||290||Baton Rouge, LA|
|Eric Gregory||DL||6-4||270||Memphis, TN|
|Zach Williams||DL||6-4||235||Little Rock, AR|
|Enoch Jackson||DL||6-4||290||Mansfield, TX|
|Marcus Miller||DL||6-5||300||Warren, AR|
|Brady Latham||OL||6-5||290||Jenks, OK|
|Chibueze Nwanna||OL||6-7||315||Hyattsville, MD|
|Shamar Nash||WR||6-3||194||Memphis, TN|
|Malik Chavis||DB||6-2||187||Rison, AR|
|Beaux Limmer||OL||6-5||270||Tyler, TX|
|KJ Jefferson||QB||6-3||211||Sardis, MS|
|Collin Clay||DL||6-5||261||Oklahoma City, OK|
|Ricky Stromberg||OL||6-4||280||Tulsa, OK|
|TQ Jackson||WR||6-4||195||Jefferson, TX|
|Tauren Carter||DL||6-3||263||Mansfield, TX|
Per 247Sports’ Danny West, the Razorbacks expected to sign 19 players during the early signing period. As of 12:50 p.m. on Wednesday, 20 players have signed with several others waiting to sign in February.