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Arkansas seniors Alonzo Highsmith and Tyler Wilson have tried to provide some leadership this week for a Razorback football team that is reeling heading into Saturday's game with visiting Rutgers.

Arkansas Razorbacks Head Coach John L. Smith Conducts Awkward 'Smile' Speech at News Conference (Video)

John L. Smith does not have a future career in motivational speaking. In fact, he may not have any job in the near-future as his Arkansas Razorbacks have lost to Louisiana-Monroe and Alabama in the last two weeks. At a news conference this week, the head coach noticed how down the media members were so he instructed them all to smile -- in an extremely awkward way, as seen below.

Arkansas coach tells reporters to smile

John L. Smith is the Arkansas Razorback’s head coach and is a really eccentric guy. He commanded these reporters to smile at his press conference. Arkansas fans aren’t too happy with Smith now and are calling for a new coach. Arkansas has lost to Louisiana-Monroe and Alabama in the last two weeks. This may be the shortest interim head coaching stint ever. HT Team Speed Kills

Arkansas football coach John L. Smith asks media to smile, despite that 52-0 loss to Alabama (Video)

Arkansas Razorbacks head football coach John L. Smith made things awkward for the media at the start of his weekly press conference on Monday by insisting that they smile, which was strange given that the team just came off a 52-0 loss to Alabama this past weekend. Smith yelled at the media as if he was speaking to his own players, saying "Pick it up a little bit! Get...

Arkansas' Wilson vows to return when healthy

FAYETTEVILE, Ark. -- Tyler Wilson had a moment before the Alabama game when he wanted to do anything but heed his doctors' orders. Concussion or not, the Arkansas quarterback wanted to play against the No. 1 Crimson Tide. "Give me my helmet," Wilson thought. "I don't care what anybody else says, I'm playing." Of course, Wilson didn't play in...

John L. Smith has a message for the media

John L. Smith is the gift that keeps on giving, unless you are a fan of the University of Arkansas football team. As a Spartan fan, I am too familiar with his many shortcomings as a coach. I welcome Razorback Nation to the John L. Smith meltdown portion of season. The embarrassments on field to [...]

Arkansas Coach John L. Smith owes $25 million To creditors

University Of Arkansas head football coach John L. Smith is coaching on a 10 month contract, and the details of that contract won’t be nearly enough to satisfy the countless debts he owes. According to USA Today John L. Smith owes creditors more than $25 million in liabilities stemming from real estate losses he suffered while he was the coach of Louisville from 1998-2002...

Arkansas students hold surprise pep rally for football team (Video)

A large crowd of Arkansas students held a surprise pep rally to greet the Razorbacks football team as they walked off the field after Wednesday's practice. It was a great show of support by the students after two straight losses, which included getting crushed 52-0 by Alabama last week. Maybe in some strange way, the students are heeding head coach John L. Smith&...

Arkansas’ John L. Smith is BROKE!

Hogs’ Coach Doesn’t Bring Home the Bacon On Wednesday, Arkansas interim head coach John L Smith filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in federal court. Smith claims to owe $25.7 million in liabilities and represents he has merely $1.2 million in assets. The former Michigan State head coach is currently earning being paid $850,000 to coach the Arkansas Razorbacks. Smith replaces...

VIDEO: Get your head up!… SMILE!

Arkansas Razorbacks: John L. Smith met with the media yesterday and started out by yelling at them to “smile” and “get your head up.” How much more of this can we take?
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