For the second time in as many days an East Texas athlete has announced a commitment to Arkansas.

Lufkin 2019 defensive tackle Carl Williams reported via Twitter on Tuesday that he has committed to the Razorbacks.

Williams (6-4, 310) chose Arkansas over other offers, including Houston, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Ole Miss, and TCU.

He is the 12th recruit in East Texas' 2019 class to commit.

The Lufkin defender joins Jefferson wide receiver T.Q. Jackson as Arkansas commits from East Texas this week. The Razorbacks now have three area 2019 pledges. Tyler Lee offensive lineman Beaux Limmer committed to Arkansas back in March.

Williams is part of loaded Lufkin defensive line, featuring two other Division I recruits -- defensive ends Breylon Garcia (Nevada commit) and Javasia Brunson, who holds 10 FBS offers.

Lufkin finished 11-3 last season, reaching the Class 6A Division II quarterfinals. The Panthers return several impact players from 2017, and are considered state-title contenders in Class 5A Division I this fall.

Arkansas, which hired East Texas native and former SMU head coach Chad Morris to lead the program this offseason, also has offers out to four uncommitted 2019 prospects in East Texas -- Newton RB Darwin Barlow, Newton ATH Tamauzia Brown, Pittsburg ATH Keontae Burns, and Newton ATH Josh Foster.

Razorbacks associate head coach and running backs coach Jeff Traylor is also an East Texas native. He graduated from Gilmer where he coached the Buckeyes to three state championships in 2004, 2009, and 2014.

Arkansas was 4-8 overall in 2017, and 1-7 in SEC play.

Williams, like all incoming seniors, can first make his commitment official in December by signing his national letter of intent.

2019 East Texas Football Players With Division I FBS Offers

    • Jade Ashalintubbi, Elysian Fields, OL, 6-6, 331 —offers from Louisiana-Monroe, Tulsa (2)
    • Darwin Barlow, Newton, RB, 6-0, 200 -- offers from Arkansas, Arkansas State, Baylor, Houston, Louisiana Tech, Louisiana-Lafayette, Louisville, LSU, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma State, Ole Miss, SMU, Southern Miss, TCU, Texas State, Texas Tech, Tulsa, Utah, UTSA (21)
    • DeKendrick Bender, Marshall, WR, 6-2, 185 -- offers from Air Force, Texas State (2)
    • Chance Billington, John Tyler, OL, 6-3, 301 — offers from Iowa State, Louisiana-Monroe, New Mexico State, SMU, Texas State, Tulane (6)
    • Tamauzia Brown, Newton, ATH, 6-1, 170 -- offers from Alabama, Arkansas, Arkansas State, Baylor, Houston, Louisiana Tech, Louisiana-Lafayette, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma State, Oregon, San Diego State, Southern Miss, SMU, TCU, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, UTEP, UTSA (21)
    • Javasia Brunson, Lufkin, DE, 6-4, 235 -- offers from Memphis, Nevada, North Texas, Oklahoma State, SMU, South Florida, Southern Miss, Tulane, Tulsa UTEP (10)
    • Keontae Burns, Pittsburg, ATH, 6-3, 182 — offers from Arizona, Alabama, Arkansas, Arkansas State, Baylor, Houston, Iowa State, Kansas, Louisiana-Monroe, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Texas, SMU, Southern Miss, Texas A&M, Texas State, Texas Tech, UTSA (19)
    • Cameron Cantrell, Whitehouse, WR, 6-1, 180 -- committed to Texas Tech (1)
    • Coltin Clack, Texas High, QB, 6-3, 202 — committed to Arkansas State; additional offers from Akron, Florida Atlantic, Louisiana-Lafayette, New Mexico State, SMU, Southern Miss, UTSA (8)
    • Josh Foster, Newton, ATH, 6-0, 165 -- offers from Arkansas, Arkansas State, Baylor, Houston, Louisiana-Monroe, Louisiana Tech, SMU, Southern Miss, TCU, Texas State, Tulane, ULL, ULM, Utah, Vanderbilt (15)
    • Breylon Garcia, Lufkin, DE, 6-3, 220 -- committed to Nevada; offers from Air Force, Arkansas State, Louisiana-Monroe, Rice, Southern Miss, Texas State (7)
    • Eric Gipson, Jefferson, DE/OLB, 6-1, 190 -- offer from Texas State (1)
    • T.K. Hamilton, Waskom, RB/DB, 6-0, 162 -- offers from Louisiana-Monroe, Texas State, UTSA (3)
    • Christian Hood, Marshall, OL, 6-2, 290 — offer from Southern Miss (1)
    • T.Q. Jackson, Jefferson, WR, 6-2, 188 — committed to Arkansas; additional offers from Arizona, Arizona State, Arkansas State, Baylor, Houston, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, North Texas, Purdue, SMU, Southern Miss, TCU, Texas Tech, Tulane, Tulsa, UTSA (19)
    • Jawan King, Atlanta, RB, 5-10, 2010 -- offers from Louisiana-Monroe, Texas State, UTSA (3)
    • Beaux Limmer, Tyler Lee, OL, 6-5, 260 -- committed to Arkansas; additional offers from Arkansas State, Baylor, Houston, Louisiana Monroe, Louisiana Tech, North Texas, Northwestern, Oklahoma State, SMU, Southern Miss, Texas State, Tulsa, UTSA, Vanderbilt (15)
    • Deshawn McCuin, Jacksonville, CB, 5-11, 180 -- committed to TCU; additional offer from Louisiana-Monroe (2)
    • Darius Richardson, West Rusk, DL, 6-3, 288 -- committed to Texas State (1)
    • Braelyn Riden, Jacksonville, DB, 6-1, 170 -- offer from ULL (1)
    • Keivie Rose, Henderson, DE, 6-4, 220 — offers from Arkansas State, Boise State, Florida Atlantic, Kansas, Louisiana Lafayette, Louisiana Tech, Memphis, New Mexico, North Texas, Oklahoma State, SMU, Southern Miss, Texas Tech, Tulane, Tulsa (15)
    • Ke'Andre Street, John Tyler, WR, 6-4, 190 -- committed to Houston; additional offers from Boston College, Bowling Green, North Texas, Southern Miss, Syracuse, Tulane, UTEP (8)
    • Blake Trainor, Hallsville, OT, 6-7, 280 — committed to Texas A&M; additional offers from Arkansas, Houston, North Texas, Tulsa, Texas State (6)
    • Caiden Walker, Newton, OL, 6-4, 276 — committed to Louisiana Tech; additional offers from Louisiana-Monroe, Memphis, Tulane, UTEP (5)
    • Tahj Washington, Marshall, WR, 5-11, 160 -- offers from Air Force, Bowling Green, Kansas, Louisiana-Lafayette, Memphis, Southern Miss, Texas State, Tulane, Tulsa (9)
    • Carl Williams, Lufkin, DT, 6-4, 310 — committed to Arkansas; additional offers from Houston, Kansas, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Ole Miss, SMU, Southern Miss, TCU, Tulsa, UTSA (12)
    • Keshon Williams, Pine Tree, ATH, 6-4, 230 -- offers from Iowa State, Louisiana Monroe, New Mexico State, Rice, South Alabama, Southern Miss, Texas State, Tulane, Utah State, UTEP, UTSA (11)
    • Marcus Williams, Longview, OL, 6-6, 285 — committed to TCU; additional offers from Baylor, Houston, SMU, Southern Miss, Texas State (6)
    • Robbie Williams, Chapel Hill, WR, 6-3, 195 -- offers from Louisiana-Monroe, Southern Miss (2)
    • JaBralen Yarber, John Tyler, OL/DL, 6-1, 280 -- offer from Louisiana-Monroe (1)