By Otis Kirk
Former Texas San Antonio kicker Jared Sackett is transferring to Arkansas following a weekend visit to Fayetteville.
Sackett announced the decision on Twitter on Monday.
The former UTSA kicker had a strong two seasons in San Antonio. He kicked two years for UTSA. This past season, he was 14-of-19 on field goal attempts with a long of 51. His only five misses were between 40-49 yards. He was perfect on 18 point after touchdowns as he scored 60 points.
In 2017, Sackett was 19-22 on field goals with a long of 44. The 19 field goals is a school record for a single season. He had 80 points. In two seasons, Sackett had 14 kickoffs and averaged 56 yards with one touchback.
At Timber Creek, Sackett was a first-team all-district place-kicker making 8-of-10 field goals with a long of 46 yards. Named the team’s special teams player of the year following his senior season. Three-year letterwinner for the Falcons. Also a three-year starter for the soccer team.
In addition, redshirt freshman defensive end Coutre Alexander has entered his name in the transfer portal. The former Owasso (Okla.) defensive end was a member of Chad Morris’ first recruiting class. He chose the Hogs over Texas and others coming out of high school.