FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema announced Tuesday that defensive end Daytrieon Dean (@_dwoop) has signed a grant-in-aid agreement and will join the Razorbacks in January 2015 for the spring semester.
A three star prospect from Fort Smith, Arkansas, Dean is pegged the No. 24 defensive lineman in the nation and the No. 6 recruit in Arkansas according to Rivals.com.
Dean selected Arkansas over Ole Miss and Oklahoma State.
“Daytrieon’s hard work and dedication is what we look for in future Razorbacks.” said Bielema. “We’re excited to welcome him to the Razorback family and have him join us next spring to maximize his potential. Daytrieon joins Ty Storey and Zach Rogers as the start of a very special 2015 signing class. He continues to display the core values of what our program is built upon academically, athletically and socially.”
At Northside High School, Dean tallied 50 tackles and six sacks as a junior. He joins quarterback Ty Storey and offensive lineman Zach Rogers as Arkansas’ early signees that will enroll January.
The Razorbacks will open the 2014-15 season on the road at Auburn on August 30 at 3 p.m., and will be broadcasted on the SEC Network.
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