tight end |Dumas, AR
An early enrollee who was a consensus four-star prospect by Rivals, ESPN, Scout and 247Sports… Was the top rated player in the state of Arkansas, No. 4 tight end and No. 123 overall prospect in the nation according to Scout… Ranked No. 218 in the ESPN300, the third-best player in Arkansas and No. 6 tight end nationally by ESPN… Rivals lists him as the No. 5 player in Arkansas and No. 7 tight end in the country… 247Composite, a combined index of national recruiting rankings, ranks him No. 3 in Arkansas, No. 8 at tight end and the No. 205 best player in the nation… Ranked No. 5 in the HawgSports.com Natural 21… Earned second team All-ArkansasVarsity.com honors in 2014… Caught 42 passes for 452 yards (10.8 avg.) and two touchdowns as a senior at Dumas… Played his junior season at Pine Bluff HS and recorded 47 receptions for 517 yards (11.0 avg.) and seven touchdowns… Helped Pine Bluff win the Arkansas class 6A state championship in 2013… Coached at Dumas High School by Mark Courtney and Pine Bluff High School by Bobby Bolding… Also played basketball and baseball… Enrolled early and will participate in team activities during the spring semester… Selected Arkansas over offers from Alabama, Auburn, Florida State, Georgia, LSU, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Oregon, Penn State, Tennessee, Texas, USC, Ole Miss, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma State, Washington, TCU, North Carolina, Michigan State, Louisville and others.
Born Sept. 23, 1996, he is the son of Kelvin and Tenita Gragg… Enjoys hunting and fishing in his spare time… Would like to become a coach or agent after his playing career… Named to the honor roll three times in high school… Likes to officiate youth basketball and football in his hometown… Member of the Future Business Leaders of America, Family Career and Community Leaders of America and Fellowship of Christian Athletes… Brother, Chris, played tight end at Arkansas from 2008-12, was a seventh round selection of the Buffalo Bills in the 2013 NFL Draft and currently plays for the Bills… Cousin, Jarius Wright, played wide receiver at Arkansas from 2008-11, was an All-SEC First Team honoree in 2011 and currently plays for the Minnesota Vikings.