Five Things – Leading returnees in 2018

Photo courtesy Ouachita Sports Info.

The statistics from one season can’t always predict the results for the next. However, today we look at Arkansas college football players returning for 2018 who ranked the highest in their respective statistical categories of those who are coming back for this season.
(Players listed with teams and last season’s numbers.)

RUSHING

Cole Chancey, Harding – 1,347 yards
Bryan Allen, Arkansas Tech – 977 yards
Kris Oliver, Ouachita – 795 yards
Kierre Crossley, Central Arkansas – 780 yards
Carlos Blackman, Central Arkansas – 770 yards

PASSING

Justice Hansen, Arkansas State – 3,967 yards
Miles Thompson, Hendrix – 3,472 yards
Barrett Renner, Southern Arkansas – 3,201 yards
Cole Sears, Arkansas-Monticello – 2,668 yards
Cole Kelley, Arkansas – 1,038 yards

RECEIVING

Allie Freeman, Ouachita – 879 yards
Justin McInnis, Arkansas State – 800 yards
Drew Harris, Ouachita – 723 yards
Jonathan Nance, Arkansas – 539 yards
Ben Johnson, Henderson State – 536 yards

SCORING

Drew Harris, Ouachita – 156 points
Sawyer Williams, Arkansas State – 96 points
Cole Chancey, Harding – 90 points
Cole Antley, Ouachita – 89 points
Matt Cummins, Central Arkansas – 80 points

TACKLES

Sam Blankenship, Harding – 130 tackles
De’Jon Harris, Arkansas – 115 tackles
K.J. Reid, Arkansas Tech – 109 tackles
Dre Greenlaw, Arkansas – 103 tackles
Juan Jackson, Central Arkansas – 82 tackles

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