InsideMizzou Update: Arkansas OL Matt Hall

Linda Hall responded with one word Wednesday when asked to update us on the recruitment of her son, massive Russellville (Ark.) offensive lineman Matt Hall.

"Stressed," she said, laughing.

Hall has hit the homestretch in his recruitment. The 6-foot-9, 306-pound senior visited Mizzou last weekend and takes his final visit this weekend, to Arkansas. A decision is expected to come shortly thereafter, but you never know, said Linda Hall.

"That's the plan. But as I've learned during the past few months, things can change quickly," she said.

Such a change of plans would obviously benefit the Tigers, who had the most recent chance to recruit him one-one-one. Ole Miss is also hoping to pull this one out. Hall's mother said the trip to Columbia couldn't have been better.

"Where do I start? Everything was excellent, from the staff to the facilities, they were all wonderful," she said. But "as of right now, he has not made any decisions that I know of."

Linda Hall said her son is receiving pressure from locals to stay in state and become a Razorback, but she doesn't expect it'll affect his decision very much. We should know soon what that decision will be …

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