Storey Is Arkansas Bound

Charleston junior quarterback Ty Storey (6-3, 215) makes the Arkansas staff happy by committing to the Razorbacks over Alabama and Auburn and several other schools.

Charleston 2015 quarterback prospect Ty Storey made it clear that he was not going to have a long drawn out process when it came to his recruiting.

He proved to be a young man of his word.

Storey (6-3, 215) confirmed via text Tuesday that he had committed to Arkansas over Alabama, Auburn, Tulsa and Arkansas State.

"It really feels good to get my decision out of the way and be able to just concentrate on brining a state championship to Charleston," Storey said. "I just felt very comfortable with the coaches and the direction of the program and just feel like Arkansas is the place for me."

Storey talked to Arkansas offensive coordinator Jim Chaney and Razorback head coach Bret Bielema Monday night and called the other teams Tuesday morning before making his announcement publicly.

Storey was a sophomore sensation with 4,397 yards passing and 46 touchdowns and only six interceptions in his first year of high school football action.

He has had a banner summer that included offers from Alabama, Auburn and Arkansas all in matter of two weeks.

That came after a tour of campuses that included the aforementioned three schools as well as Georgia, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State – all who likely would have offered down the line.

"I feel very honored to have all these offers and have great respect for the coaches at Alabama and Auburn," Storey said. "But in the end, I just feel like Arkansas is the right school for me."

Storey made it clear that although he grew up a Razorback fan, he did not make his decision on his fandom alone.

"Really it was a tough decision, but it was more about the coaches at Arkansas than anything else," Storey said. "I think they are great guys and great coaches and will get the most out of me."

Storey played the last few games of the season with a torn ACL and torn MCL and has rehabbed after being worked on by famed surgeon James Andrews

He has an appointment with Andrews in the next few days.

"We actually moved it up and I think I am very close to being 100 percent," Storey said. "I am anxious to be released and ready to get after it in practice."

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