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The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff added six new recruits to the 2021 incoming freshman class on National Signing Day. The Golden Lions addressed both sides of the football by signing 4 offensive players, 3 defensive players, and an athlete. Three of the eight student-athletes are from Arkansas and one is the son of former Golden Lion great and former NFL offensive lineman Courtney “Big Van” Van Buren.

Kevin EnglishTE6-5215Cincinnati, Ohio / Norwood HSCaught 58 passes for 825 yards (14.2 avg.) and 14 touchdowns
Tavon HardwickATH5-10180Dayton, Ohio / Belmont HSPlayed QB, RB, WR, CB, FS in high school; sprinter on track team
Kameron IngramRB5-10185Fayetteville, Ark. / Fayetteville HSRushed for 712 yards and seven touchdowns
Kaleb KnoxDB6-1180Alexander, Ark. / Bryant HSAll-state selection; two-time all-conference honors; 30 solo tackles, 5 pass breakups; three-time state football champion; three-year track letterman
Kyle KnoxDB6-1180Alexander, Ark. / Bryant HSTwo-time all-conference selection; 20 tackles; school-record 106-yd INT return; three-time state football champion; three-year track letterman
Jalen MaconQB6-5220Nashville, Tenn. / Hillsboro HSPassed for more than 1,200 yards and 16 touchdowns; averaged 10.2 points, 7.3 rebounds, 2.4 steals and 1.4 blocks in basketball
Keshawn SearsDE6-6245Atlanta, Ga. / Drew HSRecorded 28 tackles (16 solo) with two sacks, two forced fumbles, and one fumble recovery
Courtney Van Buren IIOL6-4300Stafford, Va. / North Stafford HSSon of former UAPB standout and NFL player Courtney Van Buren…played senior season at Trinity Catholic High School in St. Louis, Mo after Virginia High School football league opted out of fall competition…Second-team All-State lineman and region wrestling champion as junior