Tulsa, Okla. Booker T. Washington four-star wide receiver Micah Tease has committed to the Arkansas Razorbacks. Tease, 5-11, 180, went public with his decision on CBSSPORTS HQ shortly after 7 pm on July 4, becoming the Hogs’ 20th commitment for the Class of 2023.
Tease is Arkansas’ second verbal pledge of the day, joining East St. Louis (Ill.) three-star offensive lineman Paris Pattersonwho went public with his commitment at approximately 5 pm
Tease was recruited to the Hill by wide receivers coach Kenny Guiton. He is the Razorbacks’ first wide receiver commitment in this year’s class.
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The Tulsa native made several unofficial trips to Fayetteville this spring with his close friend and Arkansas tight end commitment Luke Hasz of Bixby (Okla.). Tease was back in Fayetteville for an official visit on the weekend of June 24. He also made official visits at Notre Dame and USC earlier in June.
Tease’s offer list also included Oklahoma, Texas A&M, Alabama, Florida, Iowa State, LSU, Michigan, Michigan State, Mississippi State, Oklahoma State, Ole Miss, Penn State, TCU and many others.
Tease’s commitment gives Arkansas two of the top four players in the state of Oklahoma for this year’s cycle, as Hasz is rated No. 2 in the state while Tease sits at No. 4 per the 247Sports Composite rankings.
The addition of Patterson and Tease on Monday moves Arkansas’ class past Georgia to No. 6 in the nation and No. 1 in the SEC.
In addition to Tease, Arkansas’ 2023 class includes eight other offensive commitments in four-star quarterback Malachi Singleton of Kennesaw (Ga.) North Cobb, three-star running back Isaiah Augustave of Naples (Fla.), a trio of four-star tight ends in Shamar Easter of Ashdown (Ark.), Luke Hasz of Bixby (Okla.), and Jaden Hamm of Eudora (Kan.), four-star offensive lineman Luke Brown of Paris (Tenn.) Henry County, three-star offensive lineman Paris Patterson of East St. Louis (Ill.), and three-star offensive lineman Joey Su’a of Bentonville (Ark.).
The defensive class includes four-star defensive lineman Quincy Rhodes Jr.. of North Little Rock (Ark.), three-star defensive lineman Stephen Johnson of Fayetteville (Ga.) Whitewater, three-star defensive lineman Ian Geffrard of Mableton (Ga.) Whitefield Academy, three-star defensive end Kaleb James of Mansfield (Texas), four-star edge rusher Carson Dean of Carrollton (Texas) Hebron, three-star linebacker Alex Sanford of Oxford (Miss.), three-star cornerback RJ Johnsonthree-star safety Christian Ford of McKinney (Texas), three star safety TJ Metcalf of Pinson (Ala.) Pinson Valley, unranked safety Dylan Hasz of Bixby (Okla.), and three-star cornerback Dallas Young of Gardendale (Ala.).
HawgSports will have more to come on Tease’s commitment and what it means for the Razorbacks’ roster. Here’s an updated look at Arkansas’ current wide receiver depth ahead of the 2022 season:
Projected 2022 Scholarship Roster
4 star Jaquayln Crawford (5-10, 181, R-Sr.)
4 star Warren Thompson (6-3, 193, R-Sr.)
3 star Matt Landers (6-5, 200, S-Sr.)
5 star Jadon Haselwood (6-3, 211, R-Jr.)
NR Harper Cole (5-9, 176, R-So.)
4 star Ketron Jackson (6-2, 209, So.)
3 star Landon Rogers (6-4, 215, R-Fr.)
3 star Bryce Stephens (6-0, 173, R-Fr.)
3 star Jaedon Wilson (6-3, 180, R-Fr.)
3 star Quincey McAdoo (6-2, 182, Fr.)
4 star Isaiah Sategna (5-11, 170, Fr.)
4 star Samuel Mbake (6-3, 195, Fr.)