Continuing a tour that has been littered with some of the college game's best programs, Central Arkansas Christian wide receiver Joseph Adams will be one of several top 2008 prospects in Fayetteville this weekend.
Adams (6-1, 180, 4.4) – who was unable to make Arkansas' first Junior Day on Feb. 24th due to a basketball game - is among the 60 players or so that will be on hand for the second Junior Day that coincides with the Razorbacks' Red-White scrimmage and Razorfest activities.
"I'm looking forward it," said Adams, who had over 2,000 yards total offense this season. "They've got a great program even if it has a little bit controversy lately. But that controversy really doesn't matter to me. I really like the school and the coaches."
He will make this Junior Day with a Razorback offer in hand to go along with ones from Oklahoma, Tulsa, Georgia, Texas Tech and Minnesota.
"It's started to be where I will get two offers one week and one the next week," Adams said. "It's become a pretty usual thing right now. I am really honored."
Adams, who rushed for 822 yards and 14 touchdowns, caught 29 passes for 632 yards and 9 more scores and had another 590 in return yardage and a 24th score, got his offer from Arkansas in late March.
"I was really happy when I got my offer from Arkansas," Adams said. "At first, I didn't think they were going to offer me, but Coach Houston Nutt called my coach and said they really wanted me. They got me really excited."
The Razorbacks offered Pulaski Academy wideout Cruz Williams (6-4, 180) - Adams' good buddy – earlier this week.
Williams – who also has offers from Tulsa, Oklahoma State and Mississippi State - had said in early March that if he and Adams both got offers they were likely to commit right away to the Razorbacks.
Adams says that is a definitely possibility, but they will assess the situation for a little while before pulling the trigger.
"We are going to wait a little and see what all schools are going to offer us," Adams said, "but Cruz and I will probably end up committing to Arkansas before too long."
Oklahoma was the first program to offer Adams.
"My mom sent them a tape and one of the coaches called my high school coach and told them they wanted to see me," Adams said. " So we went up for spring break and looked over the campus and then they offered me."
"We went to Tulsa the next day and they offered and then later on that week we went to Auburn for Junior Day and although they didn't offer, they have a great campus," Adams said. "It's all been fun."
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