The Kansas football team has received word the former Arkansas wide receiver Neal Barlow has decided to bring his talents to Lawrence.
Barlow is a familiar name to diehard Jayhawk football fans though as back in the fall of 2008 Barlow was committed to KU before spurning the Jayhawks for Arkansas and the SEC.
The 6'7" wideout was ranked the 80th wide receiver in his high school class (2009). Rivals.com ranked him a three-star the fourth best high school senior in his state. The Little Rock, Arkansas native chose Arkansas coming out of high school over offers from KU, Missouri, and North Carolina.
After dealing with injuries during his first two years with the Razorbacks, Barlow had given up football and decided this spring to transfer to Arkansas-Little Rock to compete on the basketball team. However his time away from the gridiron made him want to come back, thus he ended up at KU.
An interesting factoid about Barlow is his father was a roommate of Michael Jordan at the University of North Carolina.