posted: 12/06/2013 1:21 a.m.
It is difficult to imagine that this limited college football weekend could match last week’s excitement, but there are a few really significant games to be picked.
posted: 12/05/2013 4:04 a.m.
There was not a great outcry when War Memorial Stadium Commissioner Kevin Crass and University of Arkansas Athletic Director Jeff Long announced more than a week ago that beginning next year the Razorbacks would play only one game in Little Rock.
posted: 12/04/2013 3:59 a.m.
Oh, the power of Alabama football.
posted: 12/03/2013 4:03 a.m.
Gus Malzahn was not afraid, intimidated or in awe of Nick Saban, Alabama or the Iron Bowl on Saturday.
posted: 12/01/2013 3:48 a.m.
Almost immediately after Arkansas’ 31-27 loss to LSU on Friday, a text message was received from an Ole Miss fan.
posted: 11/30/2013 3:24 a.m.
Before Saturday’s game against LSU, CBS announcer and radio talk show host Tim Brando talked about Arkansas football between bites of a hot dog.
posted: 11/29/2013 4:14 a.m.
As hard as it is to believe, this is the final week of regular-season play in the SEC.
posted: 11/28/2013 3:59 a.m.
On this Thanksgiving Day this column is not about sports, at least not much, but more about what I am thankful for, and there isn’t enough space here to list all my blessings.
posted: 11/27/2013 3:53 a.m.
Gus Malzahn will not be scared, intimidated or in awe Saturday when he leads Auburn against Alabama in what is being dubbed as the most significant game in Iron Bowl history.
posted: 11/26/2013 1:44 a.m.
While voting on the finalists for the Davey O’Brien Award, given to college football’s best quarterback, it was realized just how jumbled the Heisman Trophy voting may have become over the weekend.
posted: 11/24/2013 4:15 a.m.
Freshman quarterback Damian Williams ended the misery on Markham Street, going 25 yards for a touchdown on first down in the first overtime as Mississippi State downed the Arkansas Razorbacks 24-17.
posted: 11/22/2013 4:05 a.m.
When the Arkansas Razorbacks run onto the field Saturday for their final home game of the season, it will be bittersweet for many of the seniors who have seen the program go from winning 21 games in two years to winning just seven over the next two, with two games remaining this season.
posted: 11/21/2013 4:14 a.m.
Way back in the dog days of summer, when everyone was undefeated, it was discovered during a lunch with Ray Dillon that he and his wife are graduates of Mississippi State.
posted: 11/20/2013 4:21 a.m.
On one hand it looks like the BCS may get it right this season, although Baylor’s Bear Nation would justifiably be upset if its team goes undefeated and is left out of the championship game.
posted: 11/17/2013 4:27 a.m.
It has been much discussed on the radio, on television and in newspapers.
posted: 11/15/2013 3:58 a.m.
There are some meaningful games this weekend in the SEC, as well as for the Arkansas State Red Wolves, who host Texas State, although none of them will be any more fun than when neighbors Henderson State and Ouachita Baptist meet Saturday in the Battle of the Ravine.
posted: 11/14/2013 4:43 a.m.
The University of Arkansas athletic department is surveying those who buy or have bought tickets to Razorbacks football games.
posted: 11/13/2013 3:49 a.m.
What a difference two months have made in the world of college football.
posted: 11/12/2013 3:50 a.m.
For the first time in many weeks, the main question has changed.
posted: 11/10/2013 4:39 a.m.
It was not a game of inches.
posted: 11/08/2013 3:12 a.m.
Before getting into this week’s picks, it was announced Thursday morning at D1 Sports that Drew Brees will be the featured speaker for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette’s All-Arkansas Preps awards dinner June 7 at the Statehouse Convention Center.
posted: 11/07/2013 3:52 a.m.
Before the movie The Blind Side thrust Hugh Freeze onto a national stage as the head football coach at Briarcrest Christian School in Memphis, the Ole Miss head football coach was already a legend.
posted: 11/06/2013 3:50 a.m.
In the heat of August, during a live broadcast of a radio show at one of his car dealerships, Frank Fletcher said if the Arkansas Razorbacks didn’t win an SEC game that he would give away a car every month in 2014.
posted: 11/05/2013 3:52 a.m.
Jeff Long never had a scheduled interview with the University of Texas.
posted: 11/03/2013 3:35 a.m.
When Gus Malzahn was a young high school football coach in Arkansas, he would bring guys from his Sunday School class and Bible study group to play in one or two of the biggest softball tournaments in the state.
posted: 11/01/2013 2:56 a.m.
Arkansas will be trying to make this a November to remember by getting back in the winner’s circle, but the nation’s eyes will continue to be on Alabama to see if the Crimson Tide can position themselves to make it three national championships in a row, and four in five years.
posted: 10/31/2013 4:08 a.m.
Kiero Small gave up on his dream once.
posted: 10/30/2013 3:54 a.m.
Arkansas Coach Bret Bielema was rightfully upset about getting an edited version of a game film from Auburn.
posted: 10/29/2013 4:58 a.m.
Last week while Auburn was waiting to hear if quarterback Nick Marshall would be well enough to play against Florida Atlantic, Alabama was busy knuckling under to pressure.
posted: 10/27/2013 4:21 a.m.
Last week there was quite a bit of varying opinion being heard on talk radio about the state of Arkansas Razorbacks football.
posted: 10/25/2013 4:34 a.m.
Arkansas will be enjoying its first open weekend of the season while Florida and Georgia get their second off day.
posted: 10/22/2013 4:32 a.m.
It was a different kind of domination Saturday in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
posted: 10/20/2013 4:54 a.m.
By the time the full moon was shining down on Bryant-Denny Stadium the Arkansas Razorbacks trailed the No. 1-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide 28-0, and there was still a second half to be played.
posted: 10/18/2013 3:12 a.m.
This is a very interesting SEC football weekend as South Carolina, Auburn and Texas A&M try to become bowl eligible.
posted: 10/17/2013 4:08 a.m.
Nick Saban is successful because he gets it.
posted: 10/16/2013 4:05 a.m.
Mitch Mustain was 8-0 as the starting quarterback for the Arkansas Razorbacks in 2006 before being benched for a lack of “experience.” Mustain spoke Monday to the Little Rock Touchdown Club, and he was open, honest and candid about his time with the Razorbacks.
posted: 10/15/2013 4:18 a.m.
On a retaining wall outside Reynolds Razorback Stadium, a nice couple sat after last Saturday’s 52-7 blowout by South Carolina.
posted: 10/13/2013 3:35 a.m.
Overwhelmed, overmatched and underachieving. That was the Arkansas Razorbacks on Saturday against South Carolina.
posted: 10/11/2013 2:34 a.m.
The schedule is starting to get a little tougher in the SEC, and there are only two nonconference games Saturday.
posted: 10/10/2013 4:08 a.m.
Jadeveon Clowney has no history of being a quitter or a liar.
posted: 10/09/2013 4:03 a.m.
Just days before UALR’s major fundraiser, Spectac-UALR, Athletic Director Chris Peterson withdrew his name from consideration for the athletic director’s opening at UNLV.
posted: 10/08/2013 3:51 a.m.
In 2008, Bret Bielema’s third season at Wisconsin, the Badgers were 3-4 with five games to play in the regular season.
posted: 10/06/2013 5:29 a.m.
It was a team loss. Not a few players, or even one official, cost the Arkansas Razorbacks a chance to beat Florida Saturday night in The Swamp in a game almost as ugly as the gray uniforms Tennessee wore earlier in the day.
posted: 10/04/2013 4:36 a.m.
It is supposed to get more interesting when the SEC schedule features six conference games, but it is a pretty average weekend on paper.
posted: 10/03/2013 4:08 a.m.
Bret Bielema is a player’s coach who has the respect of his players.
posted: 10/02/2013 4:06 a.m.
When he walked into the room, my mouth fell open.
posted: 10/01/2013 4:11 a.m.
Johnny Manziel had a great first half Saturday against the Arkansas Razorbacks.
posted: 09/29/2013 4:32 a.m.
Brandon Allen wasn’t supposed to play.
posted: 09/27/2013 4:18 a.m.
After last week’s atrocious schedule of games — it was nationwide, not just in the SEC — this week gets a little better with two major SEC games and two more that could play a significant role come bowl time.
posted: 09/26/2013 3:57 a.m.
Yes, Texas A&M’s defense has struggled mightily in its first four games.