Missouri the Latest to Offer Pine Tree WR JJ Sparkman
The season may be over for JJ Sparkman, but the offers continue to come in.
Sparkman, a 2020 receiver for Pine Tree, tweeted Sunday evening that Missouri offered him a scholarship, becoming the eighth FBS school to do so.
Sparkman also has offers from Arkansas, Iowa State, North Texas and plenty more schools. He led the Pirates in receiving in 2018, finishing with 659 yards and 10 touchdowns on 27 catches.
Pine Tree finished the year with a 5-5 record, just missing the playoffs out of District 9-5A Division II.
Missouri competes in the SEC and is currently 7-4 and 3-4 in conference play. Barry Odom in the coach of the Tigers.
Sparkman, like all juniors, is first eligible to sign with any school that offers him beginning in December 2019.
2020 East Texas Football Players With Division I FBS Offers
- Ty'kieast Crawford, Carthage, OL, 6-6, 310 -- committed to Baylor; additional offers from Arkansas, Missouri (3)
- Kelvontay Dixon, Carthage, ATH, 5-11, 160 — offers from Arkansas, Baylor, Colorado, Oklahoma State, TCU, Texas (6)
- Sawyer Goram-Welch, Longview, DL, 6-4, 260 -- offer from Louisiana Tech (1)
- JJ Green, Marshall, QB, 6-2, 165 -- offer from Nebraska, Ole Miss, Texas State (3)
- Tyrese Grant, Daingerfield, WR, 6-0, 160 -- offers from Appalachian State, Colorado State, Hawaii (2)
- Khalan Griffin, John Tyler, QB/ATH, 5-11, 180 — offer from Texas State (1)
- Herbert Gums, Diboll, RB/LB, 6-1, 243 -- offers from Arkansas, Houston (2)
- Garrett Hayes, Athens, OL, 6-5, 275 -- offers from Arkansas, Baylor, Oklahoma, TCU, Tennessee (5))
- Allen Horace, Crockett, DE, 6-5, 230 -- offers from Arkansas, Baylor, Houston, Nebraska, Oklahoma State (5)
- Tren Jones, Arp, DB, 6-0, 170 — offer from Baylor (1)
- Devon King, Gilmer, OL, 6-3, 320 -- offer from Texas State (1)
- Haynes King, Longview, QB, 6-3, 180 -- offers from Arkansas, Auburn, Houston, Louisiana Tech, Louisiana-Monroe, North Texas, Southern Miss, Texas State, Tulsa (9)
- Jamal Ligon, Tyler Lee, DE, 6-2, 240 -- offer from Texas State (1)
- Ja’Lynn Polk, Lufkin, WR, 6-2, 170 — offers from Arkansas, Illinois, Southern Miss (3)
- JJ Sparkman, Pine Tree, WR, 6-4, 185 -- offers from Arkansas, Arkansas State, Iowa State, Missouri, North Texas, Southern Miss, Texas State, UTSA (8)
- James Sylvester, Newton, DE, 6-4, 215 — offers from Alabama, Arkansas, Baylor, Georgia, Missouri, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, SMU, TCU, Texas A&M (10)
- Jerrin Thompson, Lufkin, S, 6-0, 170 -- offers from Arkansas, Baylor, Oklahoma, Penn State, SMU, South Florida, Vanderbilt (7)
- Savion Williams, Marshall, WR, 6-5, 190 -- offers from Arkansas, Bowling Green, Indiana, North Texas, Southern Miss, Texas State, Texas Tech (7)