Arkansas offered 2018 tight end Matt Alaimo from St. Joseph Regional High School in New Jersey on Tuesday morning.
Alaimo told SEC Country shortly after receiving the offer his interest in the Razorbacks is “very high” already.
“Love what coach Bielema has done there,” Alaimo said. “The academics are excellent. My parents love the letters they sent and think Arkansas is a first-class school.”
Blessed to receive my first SEC offer from the University of Arkansas!!! ??⚪️ pic.twitter.com/Pm9e7CKGKl
— Matt Alaimo (@_MattAlaimo) February 14, 2017
Alaimo is 6-foot-4, 235 pounds. He has reported offers from Minnesota, North Carolina State, Pitt, Rutgers, Syracuse, UCF and Virginia. He also holds offers from Ivy League schools Columbia, Princeton, and Yale.
He caught 25 passes for 371 yards as a junior at St. Joseph Regional last season. He is the fifth tight end in the 2018 recruiting class to receive an offer from Arkansas.
Alaimo is also a standout baseball player. According to NJ.com, he hit .373 with 3 home runs and 31 RBIs as a sophomore.