March 21, 2007

Quarterback recruiting should excite Hog fans

Fans always get excited when it comes to the recruitment of quarterbacks, and that is a need position for Arkansas in 2008.

This year, Arkansas coach Houston Nutt plans to double the fans' pleasure as he will likely attempt to sign two quarterbacks, just as he did in February. At this point, the Razorbacks are halfway home with an oral commitment from Camden (Ark.) Fairview's Jim Youngblood.

Youngblood, 6-foot-3.5, 216 pounds, 4.69 seconds in the 40-yard dash, orally committed to the Razorbacks a few weeks ago over early offers from Tulsa, Arkansas State, Mississippi State and Central Arkansas. Youngblood is a member of the Pre-evaluation Top-250 nationally and would have attracted several more offers had he opted to wait before making a decision.

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