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Jonesboro Linebacker Becomes Second Commitment For 2021

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Jonesboro, Arkansas 3 star linebacker, Marco Avant, announced his commitment to the Razorbacks this afternoon. Avant is the second commitment for the 2020 class joining Terry Wells of Wynne.

According to 247sports.com, Avant is 6’2.5 212 pounds and is considered the 37th overall linebacker in the country and 4th rated player in the Natural State.

“It feels great,” when asked about his commitment to the Razorbacks. In a February interview with Avant he expressed good vibes on the state of the program at Arkansas. “I think Arkansas Is a great school there football team looks to be heading in a nice direction from last season.”

“With this virus going on I’m just ready to get this recruitment over with and focus on football. I like the new staff,” said Avant.

His junior season showed a lot of promise in 2019 recording 56 tackles, 12 of them for a loss and three quarterback hurries.