The Arkansas Razorback’s football program lands their eighth commitment for the Class of 2021. Jardon Wilson, a wide receiver from DeSoto, Texas. The 6-foot 3, 175 pounder went official with his decision at 2 p.m. on Tuesday. Wilson chose to become a Hog over Ole Miss, UCLA, Louisville, Cal, Missouri, Nebraska, Utah and several others. He was recruited to Fayetteville by current Arkansas assistant coach Justin Stepp and is the first wide receiver commitment in the class. Just four days after making his official trip to the Hill for Arkansas’ home game against San Jose State on September 25, 2019, the Texas native was offered by Arkansas.
Wilson returned to the Hill for the Hog’s junior day visit on February 1st. Something obviously went right while he was on the Hill with this new coach and staff. Wilson, who played his sophomore season at Bishop Lynch in Dallas, helped lead DeSoto to a 9-3 record and a second-round playoff appearance last fall. He was names First-Team All-District after recording 28 receptions for 523 yards and 7 touchdowns.
According to 247Sports Composite rankings, Wilson is a three-star prospect, the No. 121 wide receiver in the land, and the No. 115 overall prospect int he state of Texas. 247Sports list him higher nationally, as the No. 110 wide receiver in this year’s class, and the No 117 player in the state of Texas.
In the classroom, this young man has a 4.1 GPA and a 1060 SAT. Just overall, a smart player with a great personality.
The Razorbacks are staking to make the 2021 class a sizable wide receiver class. They have the potential to get more good news next Monday when Raheim Sanders of Rockledge (Fla.) makes his college decision. Sanders is a 6-2, 210 wide receiver and a four-star target according to 247Sports.
In addition to Wilson, Arkansas’ offensive commitments consist of quarterback Landon Rogers of Little Rock (Ark) Parkview, running back Javion Hunt of Midwest City (OK) Carl Albert, offensive lineman Terry Wells of Wynne (AR), and offensive lineman Cole Carson of Bogata (Texas).
Spring 2020: Recorded 23-8 PR in the long jump.
2019: Helped DeSoto to a 9-3 record and second round playoff appearance in the Texas 6A D-1 bracket as a junior on route to earning First Team All- District.
2018: Played his sophomore season at Dallas Bishop Lynch.
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