Demetrius Dean | TE | 6-3 | 250 | Fayetteville, Ark. (Fayetteville HS)
Dean was a three-year letterwinner for Fayetteville and helped lead the team to the 2010 Class 7A state championship game. He was the sixth-best recruit in the state in 2010 by Rivals.com and the No. 7 prospect in Arkansas according to HawgSports.com. In his career, he had 149 catches for 2,134 yards and 33 touchdowns. He earned first-team All-State accolades from ArkansasVarsity.com following a senior season in which he was a primary target of UA quarterback Brandon Allen, catching 29 passes for 444 yards and 11 touchdowns. Four of those touchdowns came in a stellar performance against Fort Smith Southside. As a junior, he made 69 receptions for 990 yards and 13 touchdowns and was an all-conference selection. In his sophomore season, he hauled in 51 catches for 700 yards and nine touchdowns. Dean chose Arkansas after also being recruited by Tennessee, Oklahoma State and Ole Miss. He was coached at Fayetteville by Daryl Patton.