Cordale Boyd | OL | 6-3 | 303 | Memphis, Tenn. (Ridgeway HS)
Boyd was the leader of the offensive line at Ridgeway High School as a three-year starter. He was regarded as the No. 35 offensive guard in the nation by Rivals.com and as the 40th-best offensive guard in the country by 247Sports.com. In 2011, Ridgeway advanced to the third round of the playoffs and Boyd was an All-State honoree. As a junior, he helped the Roadrunners to a 13-1 record with an appearance in the Tennessee Class 5A semifinals and was named first-team All-District 15AAA for his efforts. Boyd earned the starting left tackle spot as a sophomore and was one of the main reasons Ridgeway rushed for more than 3,500 yards in 2009. He selected Arkansas over Vanderbilt, Auburn, Stanford, Duke and Miami (Fla.). He was coached at Ridgeway by Duron Sutton, where he was teammates with fellow signee Brandon Lewis.