2017 (JUNIOR): Developed into a starter at tight end … Played in 11 games with six starts … Started against South Carolina, Auburn, Ole Miss, Coastal Carolina, LSU and Mississippi State … Caught 11 passes for 189 yards, which led all tight ends on the team, for a 17.2 per-catch average … Longest reception was 33 yards … In the final four games, had nine receptions for 136 yards, including a catch of 25 or more yards in three of those contests … Had a 20-plus yard grab in five games … Converted eight receptions into first downs … vs. No. 23 TCU (Sept. 9): Recorded his first catch as a Razorback for 33 yards and first down … vs. Coastal Carolina (Nov. 4): Turned three catches into 49 yards, highlighted by a 31-yard grab … at LSU (Nov. 11): Led the team in receptions (4) and had 44 receiving yards, including a 27-yard catch … vs. Missouri (Nov. 24): Closed the year with a 33-yard reception.
2016 (SOPHOMORE) AND 2015 (FRESHMAN) AT ARIZONA WESTERN CC: Consensus four-star prospect and the No. 1 tight end according to ESPN, Scout and 247Sports … Ranked the No. 9 junior college prospect by 247Sports, marking the first time since 2013 a tight end has been in the top 10 … Tabbed the No. 17 junior college player by Scout and landed at No. 33 in the ESPN JC50 … Helped lead Arizona Western College to the NJCAA championship game, a record of 11-1 and the No. 3 ranking in the final NJCAA poll … Coached by Tom Minnick … Named the team’s offensive MVP at the El Toro Bowl after scoring a fourth quarter touchdown … All-WSFL and All-Region 1 honoree … Totaled 18 receptions for 242 yards and a team-best six touchdowns … Hauled in five TD grabs over his final three games … Had a team-high four TD receptions to go along with 17 catches for 316 yards as a freshman in 2015 … Chose Arkansas over Alabama, Auburn, Louisville, USC, Utah, Mississippi State, South Carolina, Oklahoma State, Nebraska, Pittsburgh, Houston, Arizona State, Arizona and others.
PERSONAL: Born on Sept. 9, 1996 … Son of Michelle Spangler and Mark Patton … Has three siblings: Mark Patton Jr., Mariah Patton and Shawn Adams … Communication major.