February 28, 2007

Future bright for Furtch

Paris (Texas) athlete Keon Furtch is one of the top prospects in Texas for 2008, and he has the Hogs on his list of early favorites.

Furtch, 6-foot-3, 190 pounds, is being sought to play defensive back and wide receiver by various colleges. He reports scholarship offers from Arkansas, Baylor, Nebraska, Oklahoma State, Texas A&M and Texas Tech.

"I'm thinking [Arkansas] wants me for DB, that's what I'm thinking," Furtch said. "I don't have a preference. I'm the type of person that doesn't just have a set position."

Last weekend, he took an unofficial visit to Oklahoma for junior day. He was planning to go to Arkansas but instead may make it to the next one on April 14. He had a good time in Norman (Okla.).

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