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Arkansas State players, coaches honored at Capitol

By David Harten

This article was published February 20, 2013 at 4:56 p.m.

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Members of the Arkansas State football team and officials from the school stand before the Arkansas State Senate to be honored for their 2012 football season on Wednesday at the State Capital. The Red Wolves went 10-3 and won the GoDaddy.com Bowl 17-13 over No. 25 ranked Kent State.

State Senate, House honor 2012 ASU football team

Members of the Arkansas State Senate and House of Representatives honored the 2012 Arkansas State football team with the passing of a resolution on Wednesday at the Capital. (By David Harten)
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— Members of the Arkansas House of Representatives and Senate honored the Arkansas State football team on Wednesday for its accomplishments in the 2012 season.

Head coach Bryan Harsin, who is entering his first season as head coach, along with various other school officials, including Athletic Director Terry Mohajir and several players from last season's squad, were honored guests at the State Capitol.

Harsin and Mohajir, along with players David Oku, J.D. McKissic and Qushaun Lee, were given a standing ovation by both the House and Senate as Jonesboro Senator Paul Bookout awarded the group a framed copy of the resolution commending their 2012 season.

Defensive coordinator John Thompson, who served as interim head coach for the Red Wolves' 17-13 victory over No. 25 Kent State in the GoDaddy.com Bowl on Jan. 6, also attended the event.

Former head football coach Gus Malzahn resigned Dec. 4 to take the same position at Auburn.

In addition to being introduced before the House and Senate, the team was recognized for its back-to-back Sun Belt Conference championships, as well as its win in this year's GoDaddy.com Bowl. It was the team's second consecutive appearance in the bowl.

House Resolution 1011 and Senate Resolution 5 officially recognize the teams' success of the 2012 season.

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