It has been a long road to recovery for Tobias Enlow.
The former North Little Rock wide receiver is finally healthy after tearing his ACL during a preseason scrimmage, which caused him to miss his entire senior season.
He posted a video on Twitter of himself running routes Sunday, proving that he is 100 percent. It was his second time running routes since the surgery.
“I picked up a couple pounds, so I’m trying to get used to this new weight, but I feel great,” Enlow said. “My knee is okay and I’m getting back in shape.”
While he hasn’t been able to run for eight months, Enlow has been doing a workout plan Arkansas sent him in February, when he committed to the Razorbacks as a preferred walk-on.
“I’ve picked up at least 10-15 pounds off that over a couple of months,” Enlow said. “I can feel a huge difference in my body and in lifting weights. I used to be able to (bench press) 185 (pounds) just a couple times, but I can hit that at least 20 times now.”
Enlow’s 6-foot-2 frame now weighs 210 pounds.
Helping his recovery process is the fact that he also trains with former Arkansas wide receiver J.J. Meadors.
“It’s a huge advantage because he tells me everything from his experience and other kids he’s been coaching,” Enlow said. “He gives me a lot of pointers.
“Most kids don’t get that type of training, so once they get on that level, everything is brand new. With him, there won’t be as big of a transition going to college”
The timing of his return works well, as he only has a little over a month left of high school and less than two months until he officially enrolls at Arkansas.
Despite receiving several small-school offers, Enlow will report to Fayetteville on May 29.
“I talked to my parents about that a couple weeks ago and it finally hit me. I’m about to be on my own and fixing to go to college,” Enlow said. “It’s going to be straight business from there.”
The injury likely prevented Enlow from getting offers from other bigger schools, but he said he can’t wait to prove that he is talented enough to play in the SEC.
“I’m very excited,” Enlow said. “I’ve liked the Razorbacks for a long time and I’m finally going to be in that atmosphere and be a collegiate athlete, a student-athlete and I’m going to love it.
“I can’t even explain how much I’m going to love it.”