JUCO OL prospect 'drops the mic' on Bielema, commits to Hogs
Paul Ramirez made the trip all the way out from San Bernardino Valley College in California to take an official visit to Arkansas the weekend before National Signing Day. He must have been impressed with what the Razorbacks had to offer, as the junior college offensive lineman committed to the Hogs on the trip.
But it wasn't just the commitment that was noteworthy, it was the style in which the commitment happened that was so cool. Watch Ramirez as he "drops the mic" on head coach Bret Bielema:
Announcing my commitment the University of Arkansas. The mike has been dropped. Woopig pic.twitter.com/uLTjmcKZKe— Paul Ramirez #72 (@theneptunes_) January 30, 2016
The 6-foot-6, 300-pound Ramirez chose Arkansas over scholarship offers from Louisville, Arizona State, Indiana, Purdue, Boise State and UCF among others. New offensive line coach Kurt Anderson was so fired up by the ploy, he had his kids do their own version Sunday:
Ramirez feels a big need in Arkansas' 2016 class and becomes the third offensive lineman prospect to commit to the team. The Razorbacks are losing as many starters from its starting offensive line this offseason and will need as many quality bodies as possible to help compete for playing time next season. Ramirez joins Terrance Malone as the second junior college lineman to commit to the latest Arkansas class.