FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas head football coach Bobby Petrino just finished briefing the media on the Razorbacks' 2010 signing class. A full report will be posted later, but here is some information to tide you over until then.
Petrino felt the class meet the Razorbacks' needs and that focused centered on defensive lineman and defensive backs.
Petrino believes there are a number of special players in the group, and that the team will count on more than a few freshman to play this fall. However, the head Hog added that the staff should be able to redshirt more freshman this fall due to the depth the program returns.
Recruiting coordinator Tim Horton called this group the best of the three classes Arkansas has signed during Petrino's tenure as head coachand that 2011 should be better because a particularly strong in-state class.
Horton said the staff watched film on juniors this morning and actually extended several scholarship offers today; however, due to NCAA regulations, he could not mention names. Click here for offical Arkansas bios on the recruiting class. Once you are at the UA bio page, click on the player's name to read the full bio.
2010 Razorbacks Recruiting Class
Calvin Barnett, DT, FR, 6-3, 330, Tulsa, Okla. (Booker T. Washington HS)
Jatashun Beachum, ATH/RB, FR, 6-1, 270, Dallas, Texas (A. Maceo Smith HS)
Eric Bennett, ATH, FR, 5-11, 180, Tulsa, Okla. (Booker T. Washington HS)
LaCraig Brown, DE, FR, 6-4, 288, Monroe, La. (Richwood HS)
Eduardo Camara, K, FR, 5-8, 160, Cedar Hill, Texas (Cedar Hill HS)
Daunte Carr, S, FR, 6-2, 195, Gainesville, Ga. (Gainesville HS)
Luke Charpentier, OT, FR, 6-4, 315, River Ridge, La. (John Curtis Christian)
Cam Feldt, OG, FR, 6-4, 295, Pilot Point, Texas (Pilot Point HS)
Courtney Gaston, LB, FR, 6-5, 225, Ft. Gibson, Okla. (Ft. Gibson HS)
Brad Hefley, TE, FR, 6-4, 250, Joplin, Mo. (Joplin Senior HS)
Javontee Herndon, FR, WR, 6-1, 185, Jacksonville, Fla. (The Bolles School)
Zach Hocker, K/P, FR, 6-0, 170, Russellville, Ark. (Russellville HS)
Julian Horton, WR, FR, 6-1, 194, Norcross, Ga. (Greater Atlanta Christian School)
Maudrecus Humphrey, WR, FR, 6-3, 185, Hoover, Ala. (Hoover HS)
Jeremiah Jackson, DT, FR, 6-3, 260, Hoover, Ala. (Spain Park HS)
Byran Jones, DT, FR, 6-2, 310, Junction City, Ark. (Junction City HS)
Jarrett Lake, ATH, FR, 6-3, 220, Jenks, Okla. (Jenks HS)
Braylon Mitchell, RB/LB, FR, 6-2, 225, Heber Springs, Ark. (Heber Springs HS)
Denton Simek, OL, FR, 6-6, 285, Prague, Okla. (Prague HS)
Chris Smith, DE, FR, 6-2, 230, Mount Ulla, N.C. (West Rowan HS)
Darrell Smith, ATH, FR, 6-3, 190, Port St. Joe, Fla. (Port St. Joe HS)
Alan Turner, ATH, FR, 6-0, 185, Junction City, Ark. (Junction City HS)
Garrett Uekman, TE, FR, 6-4, 241, Little Rock, Ark. (Catholic HS)
Marquel Wade, WR, FR, 5-11, 180, Jacksonville, Fla. (Andrew Jackson HS)
*Jacoby Walker, QB, FR, 6-2, 197, Houston, Texas (Westfield HS)