Arkansas is aggressively recruiting Memphis and that paid off with a visit from three prospects from the city on Sunday.
Highly regarded sophomore linebacker Bryson Eason and junior receiver Keveon Mullins along with junior athlete Tyler Hunter of Memphis Whitehaven left impressed with the Razorbacks while Eason left with an offer.
Eason, 6-2, 215 pounds had offers from Oklahoma, Georgia, Ole Miss, Vanderbilt and Virginia Tech before arriving in Fayetteville. He liked Arkansas' facilities and academic support.
"All the resources they have for academics and how it’s impossible to fail and be unsuccessful only if you just not decide too, and the weight lifting program sounds great," Eason said.
Tight ends coach Barry Lunney Jr. told him of the offer.
"He pulled me from my group and told me I was big time and informed me," Eason said.
Eason recorded 45 tackles, 3 tackles for loss, 1 sack and an interception as a freshman. He had 111 tackles, 8 tackles for loss, 1 sack, an interception and a recovered fumble this past season.
He plans to make a return trip to Fayetteville.
'I don’t know when, but it will happen," Eason said.