Denver Kirkland also declares for the 2016 NFL Draft
Arkansas lost another junior to the 2016 NFL Draft Monday, as offensive lineman Denver Kirkland announced he would be joining Hunter Henry in declaring for the draft. Kirkland rotated along the Razorback offensive line during the past three seasons, playing both tackle and guard in college.
Known for its hulking offensive line, Arkansas will enter the 2016 season having to replace three starters up front as seniors Sebastian Tretola and Mitch Smothers have exhausted their eligibility.
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The Hogs have also yet to name an offensive line coach after losing Sam Pittman to Georgia and new head coach Kirby Smart.
With Kirkland and Henry making their intensions known, all eyes in Fayetteville will be on junior running back Alex Collins and his decision on whether to return or head to the NFL himself.