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Tom Murphy

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Razorbacks Beat Reporter

Tom Murphy is a reporter for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. A graduate of Louisiana Tech University, he is a member of the Football Writers Association of America, and voter for the Heisman Trophy and AP Top 25 football poll.

Recent Stories by Tom Murphy

NO. 17 ARKANSAS AT NO. 21 AUBURN: Winning formula

posted: 10/21/2016 2:24 a.m. Discuss

A strong commitment to an old friend helped Arkansas keep the quick-strike Ole Miss offense off the field for more than two-thirds of the game in the Razorbacks' 34-30 victory last week.

Razorbacks report: Hogs QB keeps 'D' on its toes

posted: 10/21/2016 2:14 a.m. Discuss

Auburn defensive coordinator Kevin Steele noted the Razorbacks pushed their running game last week, when the Hogs racked up 270 rushing yards before sacks and other lost-yardage plays were counted. However, Steele said he can't commit personnel from the back end to cheat up for the run.

Razorbacks Report: Hogs get ready for hostilities

posted: 10/20/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Razorbacks have focused heavily on how to operate their offense in front of a hostile crowd of more than 92,000-plus at Auburn's Jordan-Hare Stadium on Saturday.

No respite for Hogs vs. Tigers' offense

posted: 10/20/2016 2:46 a.m. Comment 1

Arkansas' streak of facing premier dual-threat quarterbacks will end Saturday at No. 21 Auburn, but it doesn't mean quarterback Sean White and the Tigers offer a breather.

Razorbacks report: LB expects more after first start

posted: 10/19/2016 2:26 a.m. Discuss

Dwayne Eugene, sweating profusely moments after leaving the practice field Tuesday, smiled and gave an assessment when asked whether he graded out well in his first start at linebacker in Arkansas' 34-30 victory over Ole Miss.

Ejection doesn't sit well with assistant

posted: 10/19/2016 2 a.m. Discuss

Arkansas defensive backs coach Paul Rhoads doesn’t appear to be a fan of the targeting penalty that led to safety De’Andre Coley’s ejection last week.

Adam McFain gives Arkansas a lift at kicker

posted: 10/19/2016 2 a.m. Discuss

Adam McFain re-claimed the starting kicking job from Cole Hedlund two weeks ago.

Gus Bus back on track following rocky start

posted: 10/18/2016 2:42 a.m. Discuss

The Gus Bus appears to have accelerated back into the fast lane at Auburn after a couple of early stumbles.

Razorbacks report: Bielema: Ejection right call

posted: 10/18/2016 2:29 a.m. Discuss

Bret Bielema said the targeting penalty that led to safety De'Andre Coley's second ejection of the season was correct.

Razorbacks rewind : Defense takes jabs at Kelly

posted: 10/17/2016 2:34 a.m. Discuss

Arkansas' defensive work against Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly played a big role in the Razorbacks' 34-30 victory over the Rebels on Saturday.




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