Vernon Broughton Reflects Back on Official Visit to Arkansas

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By Otis Kirk

Houston (Texas) Cy Ridge four-star defensive lineman Vernon Broughton completed his official visit to Arkansas on Sunday. 

Broughton talked about how the visit went for him. 

“Visit-wise, to be honest, it was just amazing,” Broughton said. “Coach (Chad) Morris was great and seeing how much my family loved it was great.”

Broughton brought many of his family members with him. 

“That is a fact and it is very important to me,” Broughton said. “Overall, they thought it was amazing as well.”

He also talked about the highlights and who his player host was.

“My host was Gabe (Richardson) and their were a lot of highlights,” Broughton said. “The best was probably last night at Coach Morris’ house. That was a lot of fun and a great time. It was really nice.”

Broughton being recruited by Kenny Ingram and Ron Cooper: They have made a strong impression on him as well as Morris. 

“Coach Morris is a great guy and it was fun just getting to know him,” Broughton said. “They are all great coaches and just getting to know them was a highlight and hearing what they think I can do for them.”

Broughton has his list of possible schools down to six. In addition to Arkansas, he has Texas, Texas A&M, Ohio State, Alabama and LSU. He talked about where he is in the recruiting process.

“I have been to Texas and Arkansas and my next one will be to Ohio State,” Broughton said. “This one really helped Arkansas. Like I said, it was amazing.”

Do you have a timeline for a decision?

“Not really,” Broughton said. “We’ll just see how it goes.”

He also talked about what he feels he needs to continue to work on the most.

“I think I have got a lot better with my hands,” Broughton said. “I have just got to keep getting in the weight room and keep getting better to be the player I want to be.”

Broughton’s highlight video.

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