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Jones, UA's first Sports Illustrated coverboy, dies

By Tom Murphy

This article was published December 12, 2016 at 5:45 a.m.

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Harry Jones

Former Arkansas Razorback Harry Jones was featured on the cover of the Nov. 8, 1965, issue of Sports Illustrated, in a photo taken during Arkanas’ 27-...

FAYETTEVILLE -- Harry Jones, 71, a standout on the Razorbacks' National Championship team of 1964 and the first University of Arkansas athlete to appear on the cover of Sports Illustrated, has died.

Former Arkansas Razorback Harry Jones was featured on the cover of the Nov. 8, 1965, issue of Sports Illustrated, in a photo taken during Arkanas’ 27-...

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arkateacher54 says... December 12, 2016 at 6:21 a.m.

My heroes have always been Razorbacks to misquote the song. Harry Jones was one. RIP.

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Southcounty says... December 12, 2016 at 8:15 a.m.

My fondest memories of razorback football, was a kid on the grass, watching Harry Jones running a sweep....RIP

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Marks says... December 12, 2016 at 8:22 a.m.

Whoo Pig! RIP Harry.

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Ddickey44attnet says... December 12, 2016 at 4:49 p.m.

Great football player, great teammate, great friend!

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