January 21, 2007

Peach State tackle commits to Razorbacks

Arkansas defensive line coach Tracy Rocker likes what he sees in Lovejoy (Ga.) defensive tackle Patrick Jones, and Sunday the Razorbacks picked up a commitment from him.

Jones, 6-foot-1, 280 pounds, has been clocked in 4.78 seconds in the 40-yard dash. He also had scholarship offers from Troy, Western Michigan, Kentucky, Mississippi State and many like UCLA and Georgia Tech have been showing increased attention.

"I committed. I sat down, and I thought about it," Jones said. It came down to Arkansas, Troy and Western Michigan. I took a visit to Western Michigan (1/12). It was cool there and fun, but when you've got that chance for Arkansas, you know…"

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