Henry's Decision Due Thursday

Pulaski Academy tight end Hunter Henry (6-6, 240), the state of Arkansas' top-ranked 2013 football prospect, has plans to announce his college choice Thursday afternoon at 4 p.m.

It could be a very big Thursday in terms of Arkansas' football recruiting.

Pulaski Academy senior tight end Hunter Henry (6-5, 235, regarded as the nation's third-best tight end prospect, confirmed Tuesday that he will announce his college choice Thursday at 4 p.m. during a ceremony at his school's high school gymnasium.

Henry, who has lived in both Georgia and Arkansas, is ranked as the top recruit in the state by Hawgs Illustrated and Scout.com - who also has him as a four-star prospect and the 66th-best overall prospect nationally.

He narrowed his list to Arkansas, Georgia, Alabama, Vanderbilt, Stanford and Oklahoma this spring after getting around 25 offers.

"I can't even begin to tell you how blessed I feel about what has happened to me," Henry told Hawgs Illustrated earlier this summer. "I was just hoping to have one school that might think I was good enough to play college football. To have as many options as I have been given — it's just amazing."

Henry caught 64 passes for over 1,093 yards with 16 touchdowns last season for the state champion Bruins, who went 14-0.

He would be a huge get for Arkansas, who will lose preseason All-SEC second-team selection Chris Gragg after this season.

His dad Mark, currently a pastor in Little Rock, was an offensive lineman for Arkansas from 1988-1991.

His lead recruiter has been Arkansas recruiting coordinator Tim Horton, a former teammate and close friend of his dad's.

"I am depending on my faith in God to really help me with my decision," Henry told Scout.com earlier this month. "He will guide me, He will help me pick the school, He will have His hand in my decision. When He helps me settle on a school, I will announce my commitment."

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