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Four-Star Cornerback Adonis Otey Commits to Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR - Arkansas has landed a talented four-star cornerback with the decision of Murfreesboro (Tenn.) Blackman's Adonis Otey to commit on Wednesday.


Otey. 5-foot-11, 180-pounds, chose the Razorbacks over offers from 20 other schools. Mark Smith was his lead recruiter. He announced his decision on Twitter.


"First off I would like to thank God for giving me the opportunity and the gift to play football. I would also like to thank my family, my coaches and teammates for believing in me throughout the process. I would also like to thank all the colleges that have recruited me on this journey, but now I would like to end the recruiting process and commit to the University of Arkansas." #WPS #GHG #Woooooopig


Today is Otey's little brother's birthday. He visited Arkansas unofficially on Feb. 25 and was at Auburn this past weekend. He is the second cornerback to commit to the Hogs. Rison's Malik Chavis is the other one. Otey had delayed the decision in the morning but opted to go ahead with the announcement. 

His commitment brings Arkansas' total to 16 including 10 on defense. Arkansas' coaches celebrated though they couldn't specifically name Otey.

Arkansas is also awaiting the official word from Mansfield (Texas) Legacy defensive tackle Enoch Jackson on Friday. Phenix City (Ala.) Central three-star running back A'Montae Spivey is also expected to choose from Hogs or LSU on Monday. The Razorbacks are also recruiting Otey's teammate at Blackman, four-star wide receiver Trey Knox.

The Hogs now have a quarterback, three wide receivers, two offensive linemen, six defensive linemen, a linebacker, two cornerbacks and one safety in the class.

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