Bret Bielema left the Wisconsin Badgers in order to take on a new challenge by coaching in the ever-powerful SEC.
Well, on Friday he failed the first of what will be countless challenges as the new head man of the Razorbacks.
Three-star recruit, linebacker Marcus Robinson (Memphis, Tenn./East) has officially withdrawn his commitment to play at Arkansas, according to Yancy Porter of Scout.com.
the 6-foot-4, 207-pounder has offers on the table from Clemson, Mississippi State, and Vanderbilt, among several others, but as of now he is only focusing on one school in particular: Ole Miss.
“Right now, I’m just focusing on Ole Miss,” Robinson told Porter. “I’m really close with their coaching staff; they’re almost like family to me. It’s also really close to home, so I can get back and forth to see my family.”
Under Hugh Freeze, the Rebels went from a 2-10 2011 finish to six regular season wins and a blowout in their bowl game to finish with seven, far exceeding expectations. The massive spike in victories has carried over onto the recruiting trail, and Freeze’s 2013 class is filling up quickly.
Should Robinson decide to make his commitment, it is expected to come very soon. He will be visiting the campus this weekend.