Recruiting Update

Arkansas commitments Dedrick Poole and Lonnie Davis receives national attention from recruiting services. The Hogs are still chasing others on national lists.

A pair of national recruiting services released their All-American teams this week and Arkansas has some representatives on the units.

SuperPrep and Tom Lemming's Prep Football Report both are ranked among the top respected national recruiting services in the business. Lemming's report lists current UA commits Little Rock Central RB Dedrick Poole and Jacksonville (Fla.) Ed White Lonnie Davis as All-Americans. Lemming rates Poole the nation's No. 126 player while Davis comes in at No. 153. Lemming's AA squad consists of 168 players.

Recruits named AA by Lemming who are still considering Arkansas, along with their rating, are Miami Northwestern CB Travarous Bain (6-1, 175, 4.35) at No. 59, Longview (Texas) LB Marvin Byrdsong (6-4, 230, 4.5) at No. 110, Irving (Texas) OL Josiah Vinson ((6-4, 300, 5.1) at No. 132, Plano (Texas) West DB-WR Vickiel Vaughn (6-1, 183, 4.5) at No. 136, Osceola WR Chris Baker (6-2, 175, 4.38) at No. 147 and Memphis Ridgeway DL Williie Henderson (6-7, 280, 4.9) at No. 149.

SuperPrep AA's are Wynne RB DeAngelo Williams (5-8, 190, 4.4), North Miami Beach (FLa.) OL Max Jean-Giles (6-4, 320, 5.1), No. 1 OLM in country according to SuperPrep, Coral Gables OL Alex Pou (6-5, 290, 5.0), Tallahassee (Fla.) Godby OL Brian Johnson (6-5, 290, 4.9), Memphis Ridgeway OL Willie Henderson (They have him on Offense), Jonesboro OL Greg Jones (6-5, 267, 4.89) (They have him on offense), FS Southside DL Chase Pressley (6-4, 280, 5.0), Plano West DB Vickiel Vaughn, Longview (Texas) LB Marvin Byrdsong, LR Central Ath Dedrick Poole and Owensboro (Ky.) Athlete Justin Miller (6-0, 180, 4.4).


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