Ten football prospects, including three recruits committed elsewhere, will wrap up their official visits to the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville today.
Receiver Mike Woods will forever have the distinction of giving the first oral commitment for Chad Morris as the head coach of the Arkansas Razorbacks.
It appears University of Arkansas, Fayetteville Coach Chad Morris and his staff are in good shape to get an official visit from one of the top prospects in the nation.
Coach Chad Morris received his first three oral commitments as Arkansas' new coach when two former SMU commitments flipped to the Hogs on Sunday morning and Ashdown cornerback LaDarrius Bishop changed his intent from Mississippi State to Arkansas later Sunday night.
QB John Stephen Jones, grandson of Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, received an offer from new Arkansas coach Chad Morris Friday night.
Within one minute of talking to Texas high school football coaches about Chad Morris, there is the realization that the respect for Morris is genuine and deep rooted.
The news of Chad Morris officially being hired as Arkansas' new head football coach Wednesday was received warmly by Razorback commitments and other prospects.
With the announced hiring of Houston AD Hunter Yurachek to the same position at Arkansas, the hiring of a new football coach in Fayetteville appears closer.
Arkansas has historically recruited Texas, a talent-rich state that has supplied some of the Razorbacks' best players through the years.
The fifth annual Battle of the Border will showcase two future Arkansas Razorbacks and several others drawing interest from the Hogs during the two-day event in Little Rock that pits teams from the capital city against squads from Memphis.