August 3, 2007

Alabama OL likes Hawgs

Arkansas has 19 commitments, but if the Razorbacks offer Marbury (Ala.) offensive lineman Josh Tatum that number could increase by one.

Tatum, 6-foot-6, 315 pounds, ran the 40-yard dash in 5.02 seconds at the Arkansas Seniors Camp on July 21. Both measurements, the 6-6, 315, came without shoes at the camp. His speed is similar to what UA All-American Jonathan Luigs ran at Arkansas' camps when he was going into senior year. Like Luigs, Tatum has been overlooked somewhat in recruiting.

"I loved it up there," Tatum said. "It was perfect. I come from a small town, and Fayetteville has a small-town atmosphere to it. I loved everything about it."

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