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Its the biggest game the Arkansas Razorbacks have played since 1969 when they took on No. 1 Texas. Not long after digesting turkey and trimmings, the No. 3 Hogs will travel to Baton Rouge to play No. 1 LSU on Friday in the second game of the century the Tigers have played this season.
But the Razorbacks trip will be somber as one seat will remain empty on the bus. Redshirt freshman tight end Garrett Uekman from Little Rock died on Sunday of an undiagnosed heart condition known as idiopathic cardiomyopathy. He was 19.
Uekman was seen playing video games in his dorm room on Sunday morning. He was discovered unconscious and unresponsive an hour later, and was pronounced dead a few minutes after noon from one of the most common and deadly heart conditions.
The word idiopathic means unknown, but the usual cause of this form of cardiac disease is a virus, often undetected, that could have been in the patients system for years. Most of the stories you hear of healthy people dying aft...
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Arkansas Razorbacks: It has recently been announced by Grant Merrill that his radio station has provided free air-time to Westboro in exchange for not showing up at Garrett Uekman’s funeral. KEWI out of Saline County has provided the compromise and has released a statement on their [...]
By KURT VOIGTFAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) -- Garrett Uekman was remembered Monday night for his love for Arkansas, and those who knew him best said his impact on the university was far greater than the short time he spent there.
Several thousand mourners gathered for a candlelight vigil in Bud Walton Arena to remember Uekman, a redshirt freshman tight end who died suddenly on Sunday...
Because the holiday season is approaching, everyone should take the time to reflect and be thankful for their football team. FN's Grace Townsend offers up reasons why Arkansas fans should be thankful for their school and team.
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Garrett Uekman was remembered Monday night for his love for Arkansas, and those who knew him best said his impact on the university was far greater than the short time he spent there.
Arkansas tight end Chris Gragg has been named the John Mackey Tight End of the Week
Marshawn Powell, the leading scorer and rebounder for Arkansas from last year, will miss the remainder of the season due to a knee injury.
L.S.U. is ranked No. 1, but the Arkansas Razorbacks have often meant trouble for the Tigers.
Freshman guard BJ Young has a career night with 18 points and 11 rebounds, Julysess Nobles adds 14 points and Mardracus Wade chips in 11 points and takes two key charges late as Arkansas rallies past Utah Valley for a 67-59 win before a crowd of 7,200 fans at Bud Walton Arena.
Arkansas forward Marshawn Powell, the team's leading scorer and leading returning rebounder from last year, will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) -- Arkansas forward Marshawn Powell, the team's leading scorer and leading returning rebounder from last year, will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury.
Arkansas tight end Austin Tate honored late teammate Garrett Uekman by switching his jersey number from 87 to 88, while members of the coaching staff wore black ribbons with the No. 88 on their shirts for the No. 3 Razorbacks' game against No. 1 LSU on Friday.
Making the morning rounds.
• So, how do you feel about Michigan, guys? Defying ominous forecasts, Ohio State students staged their annual end-of-semester mosh pit Tuesday night in and around Mirror Lake, the first time since 2004 they've invaded its freezing, urine-tinged waters as underdogs against Michigan. Of course, neither the weather nor the point spread nor the imminent...