Fayetteville, Ark. – The Arkansas Razorbacks added the 18th verbal commitment to their 2013 class on Sunday when running back/safety Korliss Marshall picked the Hogs after his official visit.
Marshall, 6’0”, 190 pounds, has the type of speed coaches covet with a reported 4.34 forty-yard dash. A running back in high school, the Hogs reportedly will move Marshall to safety once on campus. As a junior Marshall rushed for 1,421 yards with 22 touchdowns. During his senior season he rushed for 1,711 yards with 24 scores.
Marshall previously committed to University of Central Arkansas on Jan. 13 but campaigned for an offer to play for the Razorbacks. Arkansas State also offered Marshall.
Rivals and 247Sports rates Marshall as a three-star prospect. Rivals rates Marshall as the No. 6 player in the state of Arkansas while 247Sports has him as the tenth best player.
Arkansas Razorback Commitments for the 2013 Recruiting Class
1. QB Austin Allen, Fayetteville, Arkansas, 3-Star
2. LB Brooks Ellis, Fayetteville, Arkansas, 3-Star
3. SS Alex Brignoni, Fayetteville, Arkansas, 3-Star
4. TE Hunter Henry, Little Rock, Arkansas, 4-Star
5. LB Myke Tavarres, Weed (JC), California, 3-Star*
6. CB Carroll Washington, Salinas (JC), California, 4-Star*
7. DE Tevin Beanum, Forrest City, Arkansas, 3-Star
8. OT John McClure, El Dorado (JC), Texas, 3-Star*
9. WR Drew Morgan, Greenwood, 3-Star
10. SS Tiquention Coleman, Milledgeville (JC), Georgia, 3-Star*
11. LB Martrell Spaight, Coffeyville (JC), Kansas, 3-Star*
12. P Sam Irwin-Hill, City College of San Francisco (JC), 2-Star
13. OG Reeve Koehler, Honolulu, Hawaii, 4-Star
14. FS De’Andre Coley, Miami, Florida, 2-Star
15. CB D.J. Dean, Newton, Texas, 3-Star
16. DT Ke’tyrus Marks, Riviera Beach, Florida, 3-Star
17. OT Dan Skipper, Arvada, Colorado, 3-Star
18. SS Korliss Marshall, Osceola, Arkansas, 3-Star
Arkansas Razorback Commitments for the 2014 Recruiting Class
1. QB Rafe Peavey, Bolivar, Missouri, 4-Star
2. DT Bijhon Jackson, El Dorado, Arkansas, 4-Star
3. RB Juan Day, North Little Rock, Arkansas, not rated
Verbal commitments are non-binding.
* Denotes signed Letter of Intent.