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Nate Allen

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Nate Allen has been a fixture in the Arkansas media for more than four decades. He with the Springdale News in 1973 covering teams coached by Frank Broyles and Lanny Van Eman.



Favorite Sports: Baseball and Track



Best Sports Memories: Covering Arkansas' national basketball championship in 1994; the 1977 football Razorbacks' epic Orange Bowl upset of Oklahoma; being the lone Arkansas writer to cover John McDonnell's first national championship at the 1984 NCAA Indoor in Syracuse, N.Y.



Favorite Fayetteville Restaurants: Herman's, Jammin' Java, Art's and Restaurant On The Corner.



Education: University of Missouri

Recent Stories by Nate Allen

Hog Calls: Broyles' passion just as strong as ever

posted: 12/20/2014 1:51 a.m. Discuss

Frank Broyles allegedly retired last summer at age 89.

Hog Calls: It's always wise to get help from Moses

posted: 12/17/2014 1:57 a.m. Discuss

It was a blue sea rather than a red sea that this Moses parted.

Hog Calls: Johnson plays big with 100-mph effort

posted: 12/15/2014 2:31 a.m. Discuss

Nobody last summer dreamed Taiwan Johnson would be the Arkansas Razorbacks' starting nose tackle heading into a December game to be played in Houston, near his hometown of Manvel, Texas.

Hog Calls: Defense fashionable again for Razorbacks

posted: 12/13/2014 1:53 a.m. Discuss

The last time Arkansas was bowl bound, the 2011 Razorbacks basked at 10-2 going into the prestigious Cotton Bowl but had just fired their defensive coordinator.

Hog calls: Hogs aren't about to push panic button

posted: 12/10/2014 2:07 a.m. Discuss

Fortunately for Mike Anderson, the basketball season is a long season.

Hog Calls: Young Hogs can shine before bowl

posted: 12/08/2014 3:05 a.m. Discuss

Sometimes it seems that coaches relish the bowl practices almost as much as the bowls themselves.

Hog Calls: Fayetteville golfer's story one for ages

posted: 12/06/2014 1:50 a.m. Discuss

When the Golf Channel celebrates a centennial, expect a fabled course or long deceased champion to be its subject.

Hog Calls: Dykes aiming for season to remember

updated: 12/03/2014 1:54 a.m. Discuss

"Remember November" isn't among the inspirational creed of sports that peak in March Madness.

Hog Calls: SEC limps to the finish, but Tide roll on

posted: 12/01/2014 2:30 a.m. Discuss

In Alabama's 14-13 victory over Arkansas on Oct. 11 in Fayetteville, receiver Amari Cooper caught 2 passes for 22 yards against the Razorbacks' smothering defense.

Hogs Calls: UA track teams melting pot of success

updated: 11/29/2014 1:57 a.m. Discuss

Here's a suggestion for politicians of all persuasions presently posturing pugnaciously on immigration:

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