A Future Razorback

As Arkansas finalizes it's 2011 class, Pulaski Robinson senior standout Evian Hill (6-2, 185, 4.5) - who took an official visit this past weekend - said Monday night that he plans to be a 2012 Razorback signee after what he hopes is a short stay at a prep school.

While he'll have to wait a bit to realize his dream, Pulaski Robinson athlete Evian Hill has plans to play his college football at Arkansas.

Hill (6-2, 185, 4.5) said Monday night that he had been invited to be part of the Razorbacks' 2012 recruiting class and would do so after first attending a prep school.

Hill has decided to attend North Carolina Tech Prep, the school Arkansas signed linebacker Tyler Gilbert from in the 2011 class.

"That's the planned route right now," Hill said. I would then come to Arkansas in four months (January) if I get things taken care of or in a year if it took more time. They have always been number one with me even though Kansas, Kansas State and Louisiana Tech were talking to me. But Arkansas is where I want to play."

He took his official visit to Arkansas this past weekend.

"It went great," Hill said. "I really loved all the coaches and the players, every single one of them I got to hang out with. It was a great experience and made me want to play at Arkansas even more."

Hill had over 1,600 yards combined rushing and receiving for Senators, took two punt returns back for scores (and had two called back) and also had seven interceptions.

In a 55-40 loss to Pulaski Academy, Hill touched the ball four times and scored three touchdowns.

"They (the Razorbacks) are looking at me on the offensive side of the ball first," Hill said. "They are talking about me playing wide receiver right now."

Hill was born in Arkansas, but moved to Los Angeles to live with his mother.

He returned to Arkansas after his sophomore season to live with his dad, but his mom did not give over her parental rights so he was unable to play football in Arkansas.

Hill had to sit out last season – something that likely kept him from getting more high-profile offers. His academics suffered as well as not all of his core classes transferred. The goal is to handle that at prep school along with upping his ACT score.

"I just need to go out and finish strong in the classroom this semester and then go to prep school and take care of my business," Hill said. "Then I can come to Fayetteville and January and start my career as a Razorback."

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