Found November 21, 2012 on Football Nation:
For many Arkansas Razorback fans, Friday can’t come soon enough. Not because they expect their beloved Hogs to beat LSU and take back the Golden Boot trophy. No, the only boot Razorback fans know for sure they are going to see Friday is the boot up John L. Smith’s backside officially ending his disastrous 10-month tenure as head football coach.To paraphrase a quote from Sir Winston Churchill, “In the annals of athletic endeavor, never have so many owed so much to someone for so little.”The Razorbacks will close out a “lost” season with four victories after Friday’s inevitable drubbing at the hands of 10-1 LSU. All that coming after being picked in the pre-season Top 10 with 14 starters returning from last year’s 5th-ranked team.You have to wonder what could have been if the bumbling Smith either had not been hired or at least had been fired three or four games into the season so that someone else on the staff could have been given a chance to lead the Hogs. It couldn...
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