The Red Wolves have won a recruiting battle for senior defensive back Shaun Rupert (Montgomery, Ala./Carver), multiple sources report.
According to Rivals.com, Alabama State, Harvard, Northern Illinois, Penn State, South Alabama, South Florida, UAB, Central Florida, Wake Forest and Wofford also offered. Tennessee showed interest.
Rupert was a combine standout this spring on the Nike circuit measuring in at 6-foot, 179 pounds and posting an electronically timed 4.71 40-yard dash, 4.28 20-yard shuttle, 37.7-inch vertical and 110.13 SPARQ.
Arkansas State now has 16 pledges.