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.
Uekman's picture remained on the arena's videoboard throughout the ceremony, and those in attendance wore stickers that had black ribbons wrapped in red with a white "88" on them, in honor of Uekman's number.
"This is a sad day for the Razorback family," Arkansas coach Bobby Petrino said. "And a tragedy that reminds us just how precious life is.
"Moments like this make you realize just how insignificant wins and losses can be and how important the people around you are. Garrett was important to all of us."
Uekman's parents, Danny and Michelle, and his s...