While the Arkansas Razorbacks didn't have the best record in the West last season, they in fact finished in last place in the division at 7-6 overall and 2-6 in league play, the Hogs finished the season by winning three of their last five games. That stretch included a seven point loss to the then number one team in the nation, a seven point loss to East division champion Missouri...
One of the reasons Alex Collins was recognized by Arkansas coaches after the Razorbacks' 17-0 victory over LSU was for his work on the game's longest play.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) An Arkansas backfield that was once considered among the best in the Southeastern Conference is experiencing an unexpected bit of upheaval midway through the season.
The Razorbacks (3-4), led by the trio of Jonathan Williams, Alex Collins and Korliss Marshall, had the top rushing offense in the SEC as recently as a week ago. They fell to fourth with an average...
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October 21, 2014
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) Jonathan Williams ran for four touchdowns and Alex Collins added two more to lead Arkansas past Texas Tech, 49-28, on Saturday in a matchup of two former Southwest Conference foes.
Williams finished with 145 yards on 22 carries for the Razorbacks (2-1). He scored on rushes of 6, 13, 12 and 6 yards.
Collins finished with a career-high 212 yards on 27 carries,...
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September 13, 2014
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Alex Collins never paid quite as much attention in high school to his diet and sleeping habits as he did his performance on the football field.
Thanks to the constant needling of coach Bret Bielema, the Razorbacks' running back appears to have finally found a balance between his off- and on-the-field preparations - much to the dismay of opposing defenses...
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September 12, 2014
Last week the Arkansas football team lost yet another staff member when Taver Johnson left to take the defensive backs coaching position at Purdue. Johnson spent the last two seasons as the Razorback’s assistant head coach and linebackers coach.
Johnson and Purdue coach Darrell Hazell were on the same coaching staff at Ohio State for four years, from 2007-2011, and is a main reason...
Robb Smith coached four years for Rutgers where his defense ranked 4th in the nation in points-per-game in 2012.
The University of Arkansas announced Robb Smith as the new defensive coordinator/secondary coach yesterday. Smith spent last season in Tampa Bay with the Buccaneers as linebackers coach.
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Running back Alex Collins is the SEC freshman of the year. (AP)
While the 2013 season wasn’t ideal for the Arkansas Razorbacks, four players earned All-SEC honors by the Associated Press for their great play on the field.
All-SEC First Team: C -Travis Swanson, Sr.
Center Travis Swanson
Swanson has the second longest streak in the country starting all 50 games of his Razorback...