We are not even a month past National Signing Day 2011 and Coach Hugh Freeze and the entire Arkansas State Red Wolves coaching staff appear to be working on their 365 day recruiting plan.
Several prospects from the Class of 2012 are already reporting offers from Arkansas State.
Coach Freeze has also finalized his coaching staff with the addition of new defensive line coach Chris Kiffin and new defensive coordinator Dave Wommack. Freeze also added Tom Allen as linebackers coach and Grant Heard as quarterbacks coach since being named head coach.
David Gunn was retained as running backs coach, Darren Hiller was retained as offensive line coach, Corey Batoon was retained at defensive backs coach, Maurice Harris was retained at tight ends coach and recruiting coordinator and Tyler Siskey was retained as wide receivers coach.
As stated above, nearly 30 prospects for the Class of 2012 are reporting offers from the Red Wolves already. The reported offers are listed by position below.
William Gross-Melrose HS-Memphis, TN
Patton Robinette-Maryville HS-Maryville, TN
Chad Voytik-Cleveland HS-Cleveland, TN
Jonathan Wallace-Central HS-Phenix City, AL
Deonte Evans- McComb HS - McComb, MS
Brian Kimbrow-Memphis East HS-Memphis, TN
I'Tavius Mathers-Blackman HS, Murfreesboro, TN
Jovon Robinson-Woodale HS-Memphis, TN
Larry Walls-Dodge City CC-White Hall, AR **COMMITTED TO ARKANSAS STATE**
Jaylen Walton-Ridgeway HS-Memphis, TN
Jonathan Curry-Central HS-Phenix City, AL
Jonathan Powell-Searcy HS-Searcy, AR
Drae Bowles-Jackson Christian-Jackson, TN
Zac Brooks-Jonesboro HS-Jonesboro, AR
Jalen Cobb-Warren HS-Warren, AR **COMMITTED TO ARKANSAS**
Adarrius Perkins-Forrest County Agriculture HS - Brooklyn, MS
A.J. Turner-East Poinsett County HS-Lepanto, AR
Cordale Boyd-Ridgeway HS-Memphis, TN
Andrew Jelks-Henry County HS-Paris, TN
Ben Tamburello-Spain Park HS-Hoover, AL
Jeremy Ward-Pottsville HS-Pottsville, AR **COMMITTED TO ARKANSAS**
Nick James-Long Beach HS-Long Beach, MS
Jeremy Sprinkle-White Hall HS-White Hall, AR
Beau Hankins-Jackson Olin HS-Birmingham, AL
Cassanova McKinzy-Woodlawn HS-Birmingham, AL
Marquis Walker-Rison HS-Rison, AR
Alex Taylor-West Limestone HS-Lester, AL
A few other names for Red Wolf fans to keep their eyes on include Rison, AR teammates Quanterio Heath (6-2, 200, 4.57, TE/LB) and A.J. Smith (5-10, 175, 4.6, ATH), Sheridan, AR linebacker Bailey McIver (6-4, 210, 4.8), Jacksonville, AR wide receiver Dvone McClure (6-2, 185), and Burton, TX ATH Xavier Bethany (6-1, 185, 4.6).
These young men are all reporting interest from the Red Wolves, and could possibly pick up offers in the very near future.
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