Highest-rated football recruits from Arkansas over the last 20 years

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May 15, 2022
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Highest-rated football recruits from Arkansas over the last 20 years

Football recruiting provides reliable drama, with recruitments and announcements becoming events in their own right. We love to see players from our own states make it big, and watch with pride as they go on to successful careers, knowing their origins shaped them into professional players. Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated football recruits from Arkansas since 2000 using 247Sports. Players are ranked by national ranking with ties broken by rating. Keep reading to discover the highest-rated football recruits from your home state.

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#50: Darius Thomas (2019)

- College: Ole Miss
- High school: Jonesboro (Jonesboro, AR)
- National ranking: #304 in 2019 (4 stars, 0.9002 rating)
- Position ranking: #25 (OT)
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#49: Dreyden Norwood (2021)

- College: Texas A&M
- High school: Northside (Fort Smith, AR)
- National ranking: #289 in 2021 (4 stars, 0.9027 rating)
- Position ranking: #24 (CB)
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#48: Jalen Cobb (2012)

- College: not committed
- High school: Warren (Warren, AR)
- National ranking: #272 in 2012 (4 stars, 0.9079 rating)
- Position ranking: #38 (WR)
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#47: Jacolby Criswell (2020)

- College: North Carolina
- High school: Morrilton (Morrilton, AR)
- National ranking: #262 in 2020 (4 stars, 0.907 rating)
- Position ranking: #11 (DUAL)
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#46: DeAngelo Williams (2002)

- College: Memphis
- High school: Wynne (Wynne, AR)
- National ranking: #239 in 2002 (4 stars, 0.9 rating)
- Position ranking: #5 (APB)
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#45: TJ Hammonds (2016)

- College: Arkansas
- High school: Joe T. Robinson (Little Rock, AR)
- National ranking: #239 in 2016 (4 stars, 0.9109 rating)
- Position ranking: #13 (ATH)
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#44: Ty Storey (2015)

- College: Arkansas
- High school: Charleston (Charleston, AR)
- National ranking: #237 in 2015 (4 stars, 0.9088 rating)
- Position ranking: #9 (PRO)
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#43: Gerry Bohanon (2018)

- College: Baylor
- High school: Earle (Earle, AR)
- National ranking: #234 in 2018 (4 stars, 0.9117 rating)
- Position ranking: #10 (DUAL)
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#42: Zac Brooks (2012)

- College: Clemson
- High school: Jonesboro (Jonesboro, AR)
- National ranking: #231 in 2012 (4 stars, 0.9165 rating)
- Position ranking: #18 (ATH)
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#41: Austin Capps (2016)

- College: Arkansas
- High school: Star City (Star City, AR)
- National ranking: #230 in 2016 (4 stars, 0.9133 rating)
- Position ranking: #24 (DT)
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#40: Jamario Bell (2015)

- College: Arkansas
- High school: Junction City (Junction City, AR)
- National ranking: #214 in 2015 (4 stars, 0.9137 rating)
- Position ranking: #13 (SDE)
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#39: Will Gragg (2015)

- College: Arkansas
- High school: Dumas (Dumas, AR)
- National ranking: #198 in 2015 (4 stars, 0.9196 rating)
- Position ranking: #7 (TE)
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#38: Cedric Logan (2004)

- College: Arkansas
- High school: Fayetteville (Fayetteville, AR)
- National ranking: #197 in 2004 (4 stars, 0.9 rating)
- Position ranking: #29 (WR)
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#37: Cheyenne O'Grady (2015)

- College: Arkansas
- High school: Fayetteville (Fayetteville, AR)
- National ranking: #191 in 2015 (4 stars, 0.9204 rating)
- Position ranking: #6 (TE)
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#36: Broderick Green (2007)

- College: USC
- High school: Pulaski Academy (Little Rock, AR)
- National ranking: #185 in 2007 (4 stars, 0.9087 rating)
- Position ranking: #23 (RB)
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#35: Bret Smith (2003)

- College: Tennessee
- High school: Warren (Warren, AR)
- National ranking: #178 in 2003 (4 stars, 0.9 rating)
- Position ranking: #19 (WR)
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#34: Stacey Wilkins (2019)

- College: Oklahoma
- High school: Camden Fairview (Camden, AR)
- National ranking: #173 in 2019 (4 stars, 0.9298 rating)
- Position ranking: #15 (OT)
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#33: Matt Stoltz (2004)

- College: LSU
- High school: Pulaski Academy (Little Rock, AR)
- National ranking: #165 in 2004 (4 stars, 0.9 rating)
- Position ranking: #14 (ILB)
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#32: Montaric Brown (2017)

- College: Arkansas
- High school: Ashdown (Ashdown, AR)
- National ranking: #161 in 2017 (4 stars, 0.9317 rating)
- Position ranking: #18 (S)
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#31: K.J. Hill (2015)

- College: Ohio State
- High school: North Little Rock (North Little Rock, AR)
- National ranking: #153 in 2015 (4 stars, 0.933 rating)
- Position ranking: #16 (WR)
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#30: Fred Barnett (2004)

- College: Arkansas
- High school: Arkansas (Texarkana, AR)
- National ranking: #146 in 2004 (4 stars, 0.9097 rating)
- Position ranking: #16 (DT)
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#29: Joe Adams (2008)

- College: Arkansas
- High school: Central Arkansas Christian (Maumelle, AR)
- National ranking: #146 in 2008 (4 stars, 0.9302 rating)
- Position ranking: #22 (WR)
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#28: Mitch Smothers (2011)

- College: Arkansas
- High school: Springdale (Springdale, AR)
- National ranking: #143 in 2011 (4 stars, 0.9315 rating)
- Position ranking: #6 (OG)
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#27: Kodi Burns (2007)

- College: Auburn
- High school: Northside (Fort Smith, AR)
- National ranking: #141 in 2007 (4 stars, 0.929 rating)
- Position ranking: #5 (DUAL)
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#26: Hudson Henry (2019)

- College: Arkansas
- High school: Pulaski Academy (Little Rock, AR)
- National ranking: #132 in 2019 (4 stars, 0.9423 rating)
- Position ranking: #4 (TE)
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#25: Tyler Wilson (2008)

- College: Arkansas
- High school: Greenwood (Greenwood, AR)
- National ranking: #127 in 2008 (4 stars, 0.9366 rating)
- Position ranking: #6 (PRO)
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#24: Peyton Hillis (2004)

- College: Arkansas
- High school: Conway (Conway, AR)
- National ranking: #119 in 2004 (4 stars, 0.9343 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (FB)
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#23: Chris Morris (2020)

- College: Texas A&M
- High school: West Memphis (West Memphis, AR)
- National ranking: #119 in 2020 (4 stars, 0.9482 rating)
- Position ranking: #5 (OG)
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#22: Slick Shelley (2005)

- College: Tennessee
- High school: Southside (Fort Smith, AR)
- National ranking: #117 in 2005 (4 stars, 0.9 rating)
- Position ranking: #19 (WR)
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#21: Marcus Monk (2004)

- College: Arkansas
- High school: East Poinsett Co. (Lepanto, AR)
- National ranking: #111 in 2004 (4 stars, 0.9434 rating)
- Position ranking: #15 (WR)
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#20: Treylon Burks (2019)

- College: Arkansas
- High school: Warren (Warren, AR)
- National ranking: #103 in 2019 (4 stars, 0.9544 rating)
- Position ranking: #16 (WR)
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#19: De'Anthony Curtis (2008)

- College: Arkansas
- High school: Camden Fairview (Camden, AR)
- National ranking: #91 in 2008 (4 stars, 0.9568 rating)
- Position ranking: #7 (CB)
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#18: Jeb Huckeba (2001)

- College: Arkansas
- High school: Harding Academy (Sheridan, AR)
- National ranking: #84 in 2001 (4 stars, 0.9731 rating)
- Position ranking: #12 (OLB)
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#17: Bijhon Jackson (2014)

- College: Arkansas
- High school: El Dorado (El Dorado, AR)
- National ranking: #81 in 2014 (4 stars, 0.9636 rating)
- Position ranking: #6 (DT)
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#16: Hunter Henry (2013)

- College: Arkansas
- High school: Pulaski Academy (Little Rock, AR)
- National ranking: #80 in 2013 (4 stars, 0.9634 rating)
- Position ranking: #3 (TE)
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#15: Joshua Frazier (2014)

- College: Alabama
- High school: Har-Ber (Springdale, AR)
- National ranking: #79 in 2014 (4 stars, 0.9636 rating)
- Position ranking: #4 (DT)
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#14: Damian Williams (2006)

- College: Arkansas
- High school: Springdale (Springdale, AR)
- National ranking: #77 in 2006 (4 stars, 0.9677 rating)
- Position ranking: #7 (WR)
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#13: Shawn Andrews (2001)

- College: Arkansas
- High school: Camden Fairview (Camden, AR)
- National ranking: #71 in 2001 (4 stars, 0.9755 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (OG)
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#12: Brey Cook (2011)

- College: Arkansas
- High school: Har-Ber (Springdale, AR)
- National ranking: #69 in 2011 (4 stars, 0.9639 rating)
- Position ranking: #5 (OT)
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#11: Kiehl Frazier (2011)

- College: Auburn
- High school: Shiloh Christian (Springdale, AR)
- National ranking: #53 in 2011 (4 stars, 0.9725 rating)
- Position ranking: #3 (DUAL)
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#10: Altee Tenpenny (2013)

- College: Alabama
- High school: North Little Rock (North Little Rock, AR)
- National ranking: #53 in 2013 (4 stars, 0.9748 rating)
- Position ranking: #7 (RB)
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#9: De'Arrius Howard (2001)

- College: Arkansas
- High school: West Memphis (West Memphis, AR)
- National ranking: #48 in 2001 (4 stars, 0.9819 rating)
- Position ranking: #10 (RB)
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#8: Lee Ziemba (2007)

- College: Auburn
- High school: Rogers (Rogers, AR)
- National ranking: #47 in 2007 (4 stars, 0.9783 rating)
- Position ranking: #4 (OT)
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#7: Darren McFadden (2005)

- College: Arkansas
- High school: Oak Grove (North Little Rock, AR)
- National ranking: #32 in 2005 (5 stars, 0.9855 rating)
- Position ranking: #7 (RB)
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#6: Cedric Houston (2001)

- College: Tennessee
- High school: Clarendon (Clarendon, AR)
- National ranking: #28 in 2001 (5 stars, 0.9878 rating)
- Position ranking: #6 (RB)
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#5: Darius Winston (2009)

- College: Arkansas
- High school: Helena-West Helena Central (West Helena, AR)
- National ranking: #24 in 2009 (5 stars, 0.9878 rating)
- Position ranking: #3 (CB)
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#4: McTelvin Agim (2016)

- College: Arkansas
- High school: Hope (Hope, AR)
- National ranking: #20 in 2016 (5 stars, 0.9869 rating)
- Position ranking: #3 (SDE)
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#3: Mitch Mustain (2006)

- College: Arkansas
- High school: Springdale (Springdale, AR)
- National ranking: #9 in 2006 (5 stars, 0.9964 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (PRO)
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#2: Michael Dyer (2010)

- College: Auburn
- High school: Little Rock Christian Academy (Little Rock, AR)
- National ranking: #8 in 2010 (5 stars, 0.9961 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (RB)
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#1: Chris Baker (2002)

- College: Arkansas
- High school: Osceola (Osceola, AR)
- National ranking: #2 in 2002 (4 stars, 0.9717 rating)
- Position ranking: #7 (WR)
- Read more details on 247Sports

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