May 30, 2006

Jones has SEC options

No doubt, Springdale, Ark., has become a hotbed for college recruiters. Five prospects signed Division I letters of intent in February, and three Red Bulldogs have scholarship offers for 2007.

Texas was heavily involved in the recruitment of several Springdale prospects last year, and the Longhorns jumped early on tight end/athlete Zack Pianalto. It paid off when he made an early commitment. Tulsa was the first school to offer Pianalto, and Arkansas is the most recent.

Two weeks ago (May 17), star kicker Alex Tejada received his first two scholarship offers. Arkansas told Springdale coach Kevin Johnson of its plans to offer Tejada, and later when he checked his mail he found an offer from LSU.

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