Red Wolves get early start for 2014

According to multiple sources, junior safety Draequan Murphy (Montgomery, Ala./Carver) has become Arkansas State's first Class of 2014 pledge.

The Red Wolves offered Murphy in June, 247Sports reports. Auburn, LSU and Troy were among the other schools recruiting the 6-foot, 195-pound defender.

Arkansas State did not receive its first 2013 verbal until this spring.