247Sports' Composite Ranking: No. 191 overall; No. 6 among tight ends
High School Success
The younger brother of former Arkansas standout and current Buffalo Bills tight end Chris Gragg, Will Gragg has made quite a name for himself. Like many high school tight ends, he doesn't see a ton of pass targets but still managed to lead Dumas High School in receiving last season.
He caught 31 passes for 321 yards and five touchdowns, per Hootens.com. The 6'4", 245-pound prospect displays impressive burst off the ball and already runs routes with solid precision for a player his size.
Gragg brings field-stretching abilities to the position and looked extremely smooth in the open field while competing at The Opening this summer. He is a multidimensional talent who would instantly upgrade the position at multiple schools.
"I want to be a balanced tight end who can make big plays at different parts of the field," Gragg said this summer. "I've been working on my game to get ready for what's coming. I think there's been a lot of improvement."
The Razorbacks have been all over Gragg since the start of his recruitment process due to regional proximity and his family ties to Fayetteville. He was supposed to visit Texas this weekend but rescheduled that trip for October and will instead spend Saturday at Arkansas, giving the coaching staff another opportunity to apply full-court-press recruitment.
The goal at Arkansas is to pair him with 4-star wide receiver K.J. Hill, another in-state standout who pledged last week.
Gragg, who recently narrowed his options to the Razorbacks, Texas, LSU, Ole Miss, Alabama and Mississippi State, is expected to announce a decision on Sept. 23, according to Otis Kirk of 247Sports. Arkansas should have a sense of confidence at this stage, but there's still a long way to go and Saturday presents another chance to seal the deal.