posted: 05/21/2013 3:58 a.m.
Former Arkansas quarterback Brandon Mitchell wrote on his Facebook page Monday that he has decided to transfer to North Carolina State.
Mitchell, a 6-4, 230-pound senior, and Arkansas Coach Bret Bielema said on May 6 that Mitchell elected to transfer after finishing spring No. 2 on the depth chart behind sophomore Brandon Allen.
posted: 05/21/2013 3:52 a.m.
Vanderbilt and LSU are the nation’s top-ranked college baseball teams, but the SEC superpowers have yet to play this season.
posted: 05/21/2013 3:51 a.m.
It was Bret Bielema’s 37th talk since he became the head football coach at the University of Arkansas.
posted: 05/21/2013 3:41 a.m.
The Arkansas women’s golf team enters the first round of the NCAA championship in Athens, Ga., with an extra sleeve of course knowledge in their bags.
posted: 05/21/2013 3:40 a.m.
The University of Arkansas athletic department has hired Mike Waddell as a senior associate athletic director who will serve on the senior leadership team for director of athletics Jeff Long.
posted: 05/21/2013 3:39 a.m.
WHEN Today-Friday, 72 holes WHERE University of Georgia Golf Course, Athens, Ga. PROJECTED ARKANSAS LINEUP 1. Emily Tubert, 2. Gabriela Lopez, 3. Emma Lavy, 4. Victoria Vela, 5. Regina Plasencia TEE TIMES The Razorbacks tee off at 11 a.m. Central today on No. 10 Four Americans qualify for British Open PLANO, Texas — Americans Josh Teater, Scott Brown, Johnson Wagner and Bud Cauley qualified for the British Open on Monday at the international final qualifying at Gleneagles Country Club Queens Course. The 34-year-old Teater shot rounds of 64 and 69 to take medalist honors. He has never played in a major championship before taking one of eight spots available under very windy conditions at the par 70 course. The British Open will be held July 18-21 at Muirfield Golf Club in East Lothian, Scotland.
posted: 05/21/2013 3:38 a.m.
Highly-recruited receiver Malachi Dupre, who reports more than 50 scholarship offers, is a major Arkansas prospect and is being recruited by his second cousin, Razorbacks receivers coach Michael Smith.
posted: 05/21/2013 3:36 a.m.
Arkansas Coach Dave Van Horn said the Razorbacks plan to use the same pitching rotation for the SEC Tournament they used their final nine conference series. That means junior right-hander Barrett Astin (4-4, 2.02 ERA) will start Arkansas’ 9:30 a.m. opener Wednesday when the No. 14 Razorbacks (35-19, 18-11 ) will play either Ole Miss (36-20, 15-15 ) or Kentucky (30-24, 11-19 ). Ole Miss and Kentucky are playing a first-round elimination game today with the winner advaning to play Arkansas. Van Horn said junior right-hander Ryne Stanek (8-2, 1.54 ERA) will start for the Razorbacks on Thursday. If Arkansas is still playing on Friday, senior left-hander Randall Fant (5-1, 2.08) will start. Astin went 6 1/3 innings in Arkansas’ 3-0 loss at Auburn last Thursday night and threw 94 pitches. Stanek went 7 2/3 innings with 124 pitches in the Razorbacks’ 1-0 Friday night. “He’s obviously our freshest pitcher,” Van Horn said of Astin. “So he’ll be good to go. He wants to pitch.” Fant lasted 2 1/3 innings a
posted: 05/21/2013 3:35 a.m.
ATHENS, Ga. — Georgia Coach David Perno resigned Monday, Athletic Director Greg McGarity announced. Perno served 17 years on the Bulldogs staff, including the past 12 as the head coach. He led the program to three College World Series appearances (2004, 2006, 2008), including the 2008 finals and six NCAA regional appearances. Perno finshed 390-335-1, winning two SEC titles in 2004 and 2008. In 1990, Perno was a member of the Bulldogs’ national championship team and was an assistant under Ron Polk when the school won the 2001 SEC title and advanced to the College World Series. Georgia went 21-32 overall and 7-20 in the SEC and did not qualify for the league tournament.
posted: 05/21/2013 2:52 a.m.
FOOTBALL Facebook: Mitchell heading to N.C. State
FAYETTEVILLE — Former Arkansas quarterback Brandon Mitchell wrote on his Facebook page Monday that he has decided to transfer to North Carolina State.
posted: 05/21/2013 12:55 a.m.
John Thompson said he believes the window hasn’t closed on being a head football coach again.
posted: 05/20/2013 4:15 a.m.
Some Arkansas baseball players will end up playing professionally, and right now they’re getting a taste of life on the road with an extended stay in Alabama.
posted: 05/20/2013 4 a.m.
No. 24 Arkansas had four errors that led to nine unearned runs in losing 15-1 to national top seed Oklahoma in the NCAA Norman Regional in Norman, Okla.
posted: 05/20/2013 12:12 a.m.
There’s no quarterback derby at Arkansas, but first year Razorbacks Coach Bret Bielema said junior A.J. Derby would be the No. 2 quarterback if the season started tomorrow.
posted: 05/19/2013 4:47 a.m.
Arkansas was on the brink of rallying from a big deficit to catch Illinois in the late stages of the NCAA Fayetteville Regional when Illini freshmen Thomas Detry and Charlie Danielson came up huge to hold off the Hogs.