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JoJo Robinson and Kendrick Edwards Released From Arkansas

And so ends another saga.

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It's over for two of Arkansas' receivers.

Bret Bielema announced following Arkansas' win over UT-Martin that he had officially released wideouts JoJo Robinson and Kendrick Edwards. They are free to transfer to other schools.

Bielema said they both asked for and have been given releases to ACC schools and Robinson was also given a release to Big 12 schools. Bielema did note that he won't allow a release to schools Arkansas is scheduled to play, so presumably that rules out TCU as an option for Robinson. Both players are from South Florida, so an ACC option would make sense.

The announcement is not a surprise as both receivers have been in the doghouse on multiple occasions throughout their time in Fayetteville despite both flashing glimpses of the talent that attracted Arkansas to them initially.

Robinson was frequently described as "a Joe Adams-type" for his playmaking ability in the open field, but he never was able to showcase it in a game. It will live on in legend among those who saw it in practices. He finished his Arkansas tenure with six catches for 53 yards and did not score a touchdown. He is a redshirt freshman, so unfortunately for him, if he sits out next season he will lose that year of eligibility.

Edwards played as a true freshman, so he has a redshirt year available to him. He was attractive as a big target due to his 6'5" height, but never could put it together at Arkansas. He caught eight passes for 121 yards and scored one touchdown in 2014.

For those that follow recruiting, this will open a couple of scholarships for Arkansas to use in the 2016 class. The Hogs are looking at a smaller class than usual due to lack of attrition in recent years, but this will allow them to sign another pair of players come February.