Fans of every team involved in the Dorial Green-Beckham sweepstakes are undoubtedly going to believe that their college presents the best opportunity for that player to thrive. Any statement to the contrary is going to be taken as foolishness (and called worse than that). But it seems that once you get outside of Texas, Missouri or Oklahoma country, the greater majority of college football fans and the media believe the man known as DGB is headed to the Arkansas Razorbacks.
Every ESPN expert surveyed believes the top recruit in the nation is headed to Arkansas and the same poll and results were found at Rivals. Brian McLaughlin of the Sporting News is the latest to agree and he says that Bobby Petrino's squad presents the "perfect fit" for Green-Beckham. He writes:
The University of Arkansas is about an hour closer to his Springfield home in the southwest corner of Missouri. He also displayed his skills at Razorback Stadium in a September game, and told Sporting News at the time that he couldn’t wait to see what it was like to play in a stadium like that. Oklahoma, his other realistic finalist, is about six hours away from home for a kid who is very, very close to his family—both biological and adopted.
With Bobby Petrino’s history of throwing the ball, Arkansas just seems like the perfect fit. It’s closest to home for Green-Beckham and he’s going to catch a ton of passes this upcoming fall. By this time next year, everybody who pays attention to college football will know his name.