Arkansas Football 2012: The Razorbacks Will Not Back Down After Missing on DGB

Chad LuseCorrespondent IFebruary 29, 2012

Any time a 6'6" 220 lbs. Wide Receiver is considering your school, you get excited and really want him. Then at the last moment, he commits to another school joining your conference.

This is what happened to Arkansas.

Dorial Green-Beckham was quiet through his whole recruiting process, but people believed that he was going to choose the Razorbacks. He did not, as he chose to stay home and play for Missouri.

You can argue that DGB had a much better chance to win at Arkansas, as Tyler Wilson would have been throwing balls his way.  However, Arkansas will not miss a beat and Arkansan natives will argue that they do not need DGB.

Since Bobby Petrino arrived at Arkansas, he has put together one of the best high-potent offenses in the country. He has developed his quarterbacks and receivers into some of the best. If DGB went to Arkansas, there was no guarantee that he would have cracked the starting lineup for the first game.

Cobi Hamilton, Marquel Wade, and Quinta Funderbirk will most likely be the starters and they are all studs. Hamilton is already listed by experts as the #1 receiver for the 2013 NFL Draft. Wade and Funderbirk are unproven freshmen but they are each very talented. Wade is a small speedster who should be playing the slot and Funderbirk is a big, physical receiver who will play great opposite of Hamilton. Not to mention Arkansas has one of the best pass catching tight ends in the country in Chris Gragg.

Dorial Green-Beckham may been the most wanted recruit in the nation, but although Arkansas did not get him, do not think they will back down. People are already writing Arkansas off because Petrino could not land DGB. But, Arkansas is in perfect shape without him.

Expect Arkansas to have one of the best offenses in the league while Tyler Wilson is throwing touchdowns to his young receivers.