The Hogs have gotten back-to-back commitments from standout defensive JUCO players from California in the last week. The first commitment came from OLB Myke Tavarres from Weed, California (College of the Siskiyous). Tavarres, 6’2″ 220, was ranked as a 3* by both Rivals and Scout. In 2011, he had 51 total tackles with 13 tackles for loss, 5 sacks, and 1 interception. Tavarres has reported offers from Arizona, Nevada, Oregon State, Purdue, Rutgers, and Texas Tech, as well as from Arkansas.
The second commitment came from CB Carroll Washington, who was rated as a 3* by Rivals and a 4* by 247sports. Carroll hails from Hartnell Community College in Salinas, California. Carroll, 6′ 180, recorded 28 tackles and 5 interceptions in 2011. He has reported offers from Brigham Young, Kansas, Mississippi State, Oregon, San Diego State, San Jose State, Texas Tech, ans Utah State, as well as his offer from Arkansas.