Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 9/18/12
Some random thoughts three weeks into Hogmageddon:Tyler Wilson, I am impressed! I love a young man who has pride and passion. His speech after Saturday’s ballgame confirmed what I already thought. Tyler Wilson is a leader! Granted, Arkansas’ fifth-year senior quarterback said what head coach John L. Smith should have said. But somebody had to say it.I served in the US military for over 22 years and I can tell you without hesitation that I would want Tyler Wilson covering my back in a firefight. It might be best if Smith just moves out of the way and lets Tyler take over the leadership role he—Smith—has already abdicated. Don’t back down, Tyler. You are what this team needs.I can’t think of any good reason why athletic director Jeff Long hasn’t fired Smith, but apparently he has one. My speculation follows.First, Long isn’t willing to admit he made another mistake. Long hired Bobby Petrino and that blew up in his face last spring. Now, the interim coach he hired just to get the progr...
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