Arkansas football recruiting: Latest updates on the Razorbacks’ 2018 class

Arkansas’ 2018 recruiting class sits at 12 commitments as the Hogs enter the 2017 season.

That leaves the Razorbacks with just two openings to fill in the class, although that number could increase in the future.

Here’s an update on where things stand  for the 2018 class:

Where Arkansas’ class ranks

Arkansas’ 2018 class is ranked  No. 41 nationally and  No. 12 in the SEC, according to the 247Sports composite. The Hogs have an average commit rating of 87.01, which ranks No. 23 nationally.

Latest news

In case you missed anything from this week, here are the latest headlines:

Offers by the numbers

  • Reported offers:  150
  • 5-star offers: 5
  • 4-star offers: 69
  • In-state recruits offered: 7
  • Texas recruits offered: 31
  • Georgia recruits offered: 24
  • Florida recruits offered: 22
  • Louisiana recruits offered: 18


Top uncommitted targets

  • TE  Luke Ford, 4 stars, Carterville (Ill.)
  • DL  Nicholas Fulwider, 3 stars, Sandy Creek (Tyrone, Ga.)
  • T Jerome Carvin, 3 stars, Cordova (Tenn.)
  • DB  Joseph Foucha, 3 stars, McDonogh 35 (New Orleans)

Position breakdown

Here’s a breakdown of the number of commits by position with SEC Country’s projection of how many will be signed:

  • QB: 1/1 (Noland)
  • RB: 1/1 (Gibson)
  • TE: 0/1
  • WR: 0/0
  • OL: 2/2 (Gatlin, Jones)
  • DL: 3/4 (Gooden, Mincey, Nichols)
  • ILB: 1/1 (Pool)
  • OLB: 1/1 (Wren)
  • CB: 2/2 (Hanspard II, McCalister)
  • S: 1/1 (Flanagan)

Note: Arkansas has two blueshirts from the 2017 class expected to be put on scholarship later and count toward this class.

Geographical breakdown

Here’s a breakdown of Arkansas’ commits by state:

  • Arkansas: 5 (Flanagan, Gatlin, Jones, Nichols, Noland)
  • Texas: 4 (Hanspard II, McCalister, Pool, Wren)
  • Georgia: 1 (Mincey)
  • Louisiana: 1 (Gibson)
  • Kansas: 1 (Gooden)

Note: Gooden is a Tennessee native who attends junior college in Kansas.

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