JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Arkansas State football continues to build their 2021 recruiting class. The Red Wolves have six commitments in the last eight days.
Webb City (MO) tight end Gary Clinton tweeted his A-State announcement on Tuesday. He had offers from Army, SEMO, & Missouri State to name a few. Clinton earned First Team All-State honors as the Cardinals won the 2019 Class 4 State Championship. Webb City has 15 state titles, the most in Missouri history.
Union Grove (GA) RB/FS Jaylen Blackwell committed to the Red Wolves on July 18th. He had offers from Georgia Southern, Georgia State, Appalachian State, Army, Navy, & Air Force to name a few.
DuPont Manual (KY) wide receiver & safety Eli Blakey committed to the Red Wolves on July 17th. He had offers from Indiana, Wake Forest, Air Force, Navy, and 6 Ivy League schools. Rivals & 247 Sports rank him as a 3-star prospect. Blakey landed on the AP Kentucky All-State Team in 2019.
Swainsboro (GA) linebacker ZaBrien Harden verballed with A-State on July 16th. The 6′3″, 220 pounder is a 3-star prospect by 247 Sports. Harden had offers from Kansas, Tulane, Army, Coastal Carolina, Georgia State, Georgia Southern, & Troy to name a few.
Carthage (MO) lineman Aiden Logan committed to Arkansas State on July 15th. The 6‘6” 300 pounder lines up at offensive tackle & defensive tackle. Logan had offers from Air Force, Missouri State, 2 MAC schools, and 2 Ivy League schools to name a few. He earned All-State honors last season as the Tigers won the Class 5 State Title.
McKinney (TX) wide receiver Omari Walker committed to the Red Wolves on July 14th. He had offers from SMU and Illinois State. Walker is a 3-star prospect by 247 Sports. He’s also an accomplished track and field athlete. Walker clocks in at 10.50 in the 100 meter dash and is a Junior Olympic All-American.
The Arkansas State 2021 recruiting class is currently 69th nationally (2nd in the Sun Belt). The Red Wolves are ranked ahead of 9 Power 5 teams.