8 a.m. - Kofi Boateng Is The Newest Hog

Wide Receiver | 6-1, 183 | Arlington, Texas (Lamar HS) | Twitter: @BGKofiBoateng

A consensus three-star recruit by ESPN, Rivals, Scout and 247Sports … Ranked as a top 100 player in the state of Texas by ESPN, (No. 84), 247 Sports (No. 92) and Rivals (No. 93) … Tabbed the No. 90 wide receiver in the class of 2016 and No. 13 at the position in the state of Texas by Scout … ESPN ranks him as the No. 96 wide receiver in the nation with a grade of 78 … Set an Arlington city record for career touchdown receptions with 27 … Two-time All-District 4-6A first team selection as a junior and senior … Finished senior season with 46 receptions for 782 yards and 11 touchdowns … Helped lead the Vikings to an 11-2 record and to the Class 6A Division II regionals under head coach Laban DeLay … Had a pair of 100-yard receiving games on the year … Hauled in 66 receptions for 1,023 yards and 15 touchdowns as a junior … Named honorable mention 6A All-State by the Texas Associated Press Sports Editors (APSE) … Also ran for 158 yards and two touchdowns on only 14 carries to help Lamar to an 8-4 record and second round playoff appearance … Chose Arkansas over Ole Miss, Wisconsin, Texas Tech, Houston, Washington, Arizona State, Cal, North Carolina, Maryland, Purdue, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas State, Illinois, Colorado, Boston College and others.


Born on September 11, 1997 … Son of Gabriel and Latonia Boateng … Most memorable moment of his career so far is his catch behind the back of a Northwest High School cornerback his junior season that was highlighted by USA Today as one of the plays of the year in high school football … Enjoys skateboarding … Honor roll student as both a junior and senior.