Sutherland Names Final Four

2015 OT Keaton Sutherland four-star offensive tackle Keaton Sutherland tweeted his final four schools around midday Thursday.

Flower Mound (Texas) Marcus 2015 four-star offensive tackle Keaton Sutherland has narrowed his list of double-digit offers down to a final four.

The 6-foot-5, 260-pounder tweeted the news of his final four around midday Thursday. The quartet included three SEC schools and one from the Big 12: Arkansas, Baylor, Ole Miss, and Texas A&M.

I spoke with Sutherland a week ago. At the time, he said he had a top four, but did not yet want to specify which schools.

Sutherland said he's looking for a "good college environment" at a school that has "great football and good academics as well."

Two more factors stand out for Sutherland: coaches and distance from home.

"I wanna get good relationships with the coaches because they're gonna be basically my parents for the next four years," Sutherland said. "(Distance from home) kinda matters because I want my parents to come to most of my games."

Arkansas might have a leg up from a familiarity standpoint. Two of his brothers attend the school. Recommended Stories

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