Byron Hanspard (© Greg Powers)

Arkansas Razorbacks land talented 4-star athlete Byron Hanspard Jr.

Arkansas has landed another talented recruit from the state of Texas.

Arkansas has landed its second talented recruit in as many days with the commitment of DeSoto (Texas) 4-star athlete Byron Hanspard Jr.. He chose the Razorbacks over a long list of other schools.

Hanspard visited Arkansas on Tuesday along with his family. He also attended a game in Fayetteville last fall. 

At Arkansas, Hanspard can play on either side of the football as a defensive back or wide receiver. He had 40 tackles and three interceptions as a junior.

His father, Byron Sr., won the Doak Walker Award in 1996 at Texas Tech.

On Tuesday, Carterville (Ill.) 3-star tight end Luke Ford committed. Hanspard and Ford join Greenwood (Ark.) 4-star quarterback Connor Noland and Lucas (Texas) Lovejoy 4-star linebacker Bumper Pool in the Class of 2018.


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