One of Arkansas' official visitors ended his visit on Friday and headed on to his next destination while 14 others either continued theirs or arrived to begin.
Houston, Texas, Westbury wide receiver Frank Iheanacho finished up his visit with the Razorback program and headed off to Oregon.
"It was a great experience," Iheanacho said of the visit to Arkansas. "I didn't realize coming down it would be like that. I'm just glad to see that the fans were involved with the football program. The atmosphere is great."
His host on the trip to Arkansas was running back Jonathan Williams.
"He told me it's a cool place If you're chill person," Iheanacho said. "It's a cool place and
they're in need of a receiver and I would be a great fit for the program."
What was the best par of the visit?
"Just the chemistry between the team stood out," Iheanacho said. "The coaching staff, they just
took their time to talk to me about everything. The team, I know they didn't have to but they took time to make me feel at home. That was just a good thing for me."
The visit to Oregon is likely to be the standout's last.
Iheanacho has already visited Texas A&M and LSU and is expected to make his announcement at the U.S. Army All-American game Jan. 4 in San Antonio.
Iheanacho had 47 catches for 618 yards and 15 touchdowns this season for a 7-4 squad.
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Three recruits that arrived on Thursday will finish up their visits on Saturday – the Arizona Western duo of wider receiver Cody Hollister (6-4, 205) and tight end Blake Whiteley (6-5, 240) and Iowa Western offensive lineman Sebastian Tretola (6-5, 315).
All three were at the Catfish Hole on Thursday night and attended the Razorbacks' Senior Banquet Friday night with the new arrivals.
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There were 15 recruits on campus at one time on Friday – which was one less than expected.
Shreveport, La., Evangel Christian wide receiver Jared Cornelius flipped from Arkansas to TCU without taking an official visit to either place.
Arkansas safety commit Santos Ramirez, Cornelius' teammate at Evangel, was caught off guard as the two were traveling separately to Fayetteville.
He seemed stunned when contacted before his official visit started.
"He did? Wow," Ramirez said. "I was expected him to come down here because that was the plan. But I guess he had other things in his future. But that is his decision and there is nothing I can do about it."
Ramirez (6-2, 188) says that Cornelius' decision will have no impact on his.
"Not at all," Ramirez said. "My decision is my own and what I see in a school is what I see in a school. I am going to stick to my plan and stick to my commitment right now."
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