8:25 a.m. - From Little Rock to Fayetteville, T.J. Hammonds Is A Hog

Wide Receiver | 5-11, 195 | Little Rock, Ark. (Robinson HS) | Twitter: @Just_Theron


Consensus four-star recruit by ESPN, Rivals, Scout and 247Sports … Consensus national top 250 overall ranking by every recruiting service, with a best of No. 205 by Scout … National top 20 athlete ranking by Rivals, Scout and 247 Sports, with a best of No. 13 by 247 Sports … No. 2 overall ranking in the state of Arkansas by ESPN and Rivals and No. 3 by 247 Sports … Earned 2015 ALL-USA Arkansas Football first team honors … Named to the 2015 All-Arkansas Preps second team as a running back … Chosen as Hawgs247 Class of 2016 All-State running back … As a senior, had 27 receptions for 662 yards and six touchdowns, while rushing 100 times for 1,404 yards and 22 touchdowns … Selected as the THV11 Red Zone Player of the Week after running four times for 65 yards and four touchdowns in Robinson HS’s 43-13 win over Clinton on Oct. 16, 2015 … As a junior, had 42 receptions for 1,109 yards and 11 touchdowns, while rushing 66 times for 835 yards and six touchdowns … Chosen as a Scout Top Performer after rushing for 301 yards on 13 carries in Robinson HS’s 59-20 victory over Baptist Prep on Sept. 25, 2015 … Carried the ball 52 times for 675 yards and eight touchdowns, while hauling in 11 receptions for 225 yards and four touchdowns as a sophomore … Coached by Todd Eskola at Robinson HS … Chose Arkansas over Georgia, Vanderbilt, Oklahoma State, TCU, Arizona, Arizona State, Duke and others.


Born on April 24, 1998 … Son of Theron Hammond and Nikkita Neely … Full name is Theron JaQuwn Hammonds … Most memorable moment of his career so far is playing with his teammates for the past four years … Enjoys video games and movies … Volunteers at Chenal Elementary … Honor roll student.