FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas’ soccer workforce went by way of its first follow of coaching camp Friday. Listed here are some notes and observations from the primary 20 minutes of the exercise:
• Gamers in inexperienced no-contact jerseys: Offensive lineman Marcus Henderson and defensive again Jacorrei Turner. Sam Pittman mentioned Wednesday that Turner would start camp within the inexperienced prime after struggling a shoulder harm this offseason. Why Henderson is in inexperienced is unknown at the moment.
• Extensive receiver Jaquayln Crawford, a switch from Oklahoma, was on the sphere and seemed to be full-go coming off an harm this spring. It was introduced within the spring that Crawford broke a leg throughout Spring Break and had a rod inserted because of this. Crawford can deliver one other velocity factor to the Razorbacks’ group of receivers when wholesome.
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• I got here away from the opening 20 minutes of the follow impressed with tight finish Trey Knox’s look. He’s carrying nicely the burden added because the finish of final season, and he seems to be barrel-chested. Knox reported he weighed 240 kilos after spring follow and deliberate so as to add extra. He regarded clean at tight finish and was the clear chief of the group.
• One other tight finish who flashed to me in a short while was freshman Ty Washington. He already seems to be the half and carries himself nicely. Catching passes down a sideline from tight ends coach Dowell Loggains, he made a pleasant one-handed seize and later fluidly caught an over-the-shoulder ball within the nook of the top zone.
• From what I might glean out of place group drills, the highest two teams at offensive line (L–>R):
1 – Luke Jones, Brady Latham, Ricky Stromberg, Beaux Limmer, Dalton Wagner
2 — Devon Manuel, Jalen St. John, Josh Avenue, E’Marion Harris, Ty’Kieast Crawford
There have been no actual surprises with the primary group on the offensive aspect. Prime three receivers had been Jadon Haselwood, Ketron Jackson and Warren Thompson. Knox was at tight finish and Rocket Sanders at operating again.
The second workforce was led by quarterback Malik Hornsby, then AJ Inexperienced at tailback, and Matt Landers, Jaedon Wilson and Bryce Stephens. The six receivers listed within the first two groups are all who Pittman listed at SEC Media Days final month as being leaders on the group. Nathan Bax was No. 2 at tight finish.
The largest play of the workforce section was from Wilson, who caught a deep ball from Hornsby roughly 35 to 40 yards downfield, beating second-team nook LaDarrius Bishop.
• Right here is how the highest three defenses lined up:
DE: Jashaud Stewart
DT: Isaiah Nichols (carrying No. 33)
DT: Eric Gregory
DE: Zach Williams
LB: Drew Sanders/Chris Paul
LB: Bumper Pool
CB: Hudson Clark
CB: Malik Chavis
S: Simeon Blair
S: Jalen Catalon
Nickel: Myles Slusher
DE: Landon Jackson
DT: Terry Hampton
DT: Cameron Ball
DE: Eric Thomas
LB: Jackson Woodard
LB: Jordan Criminal
CB: LaDarrius Bishop (carrying No. 11)
CB: Dwight McGlothern
S: Jayden Johnson
S: Latavious Brini
Nickel: Trent Gordon
DE: Dorian Gerald (carrying No. 23)
DT: Marcus Miller
DT: Taylor Lewis
DE: Jordan Domineck
LB: Kaden Henley
LB: Mani Powell
CB: Keuan Parker
CB: Khari Johnson
S: Anthony Brown
S: Zach Zimos
Nickel: Jaylen Lewis