Redshirt Freshman (2016)
Scored his first career touchdown on a 28-yard reception in the Belk Bowl (Dec. 29) against Virginia Tech … Played in eight games with three receptions for 60 yards … Two of his three catches went for 20-plus yards and two resulted in a first down … at Mississippi State (Nov. 19): First career catch was a 23-yard grab in the second quarter … vs. Virginia Tech (Dec. 29): Finished third on the team with 40 receiving yards on two catches.
Redshirted as a true freshman.
Earned four stars by Rivals, ESPN and 247Sports and earned four stars by 247Composite, a combined index of national recruiting rankings … Named the top recruit in the Natural State and the No. 2 tight end in the nation by both Rivals and 247Sports … Rivals ranked him as the No. 90 overall prospect in the Rivals100 … Ranked as the 130th-best player in the Top247 by 247Sports … ESPN listed him as the third-best tight end in the nation and the 193rd-best player in the ESPN 300 … The No. 2 player in the HawgSports.com Natural 21 rank of prospects from Arkansas … Was invited to play in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl … Named to the 2014 Associated Press Super Team for the state of Arkansas … Earned All-ArkansasVarsity.com First Team honors at tight end … Earned all-state honors at tight end in Arkansas Class 7A West … Helped lead Fayetteville High School to a 13-3 record and the Arkansas class 7A state championship game in 2014 … Caught 41 passes for 766 yards (18.7 avg.) and 11 touchdowns as a senior … Tallied 45 receptions for 884 yards (19.6 avg.) and 14 touchdowns as a junior … High school teammate of fellow Razorback Dre Greenlaw … Coached by Daryl Patton … Chose Arkansas over offers from Texas, Oklahoma, Ole Miss, Mississippi State and several others.
Born on Sept. 20, 1996 … Son of Jessika O’Grady and the late Larry Marks, who was a three-year letterman in men’s basketball at Arkansas from 1988-90 … Recreation and sport management major.