February 13, 2007

Askew one of Arkansas' best

Camden (Ark.) Fairview defensive lineman Lavunce Askew is a Rivals250 to watch member and is one of the best overall prospects in the Natural State for the Class of 2008.

The 6-foot-3, 260-pounder has two offers, from Arkansas and Washington, and is getting plenty of interest from a number of other schools.

The Razorbacks typically offer the best players from their state, but the Huskies aren't exactly an active recruiting program in Arkansas.

"One day Washington started sending me letters and then one day my dad called me and told me I had a full scholarship offer from Washington. I thought to thank the Lord for it. It's a blessing to have offers."

Askew also is getting attention by way of mail from Oklahoma State, Southern California, Ole Miss and Florida. He says that those four programs, along with Arkansas and Washington are the ones he is focused on at the moment.

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