The Jaguars defense continued to get a boost yesterday when the team announced that not only had they signed their fourth round draft pick, Aaron Colvin, but Arkansas defensive end Chris Smith – the team’s fifth round selection – also inked a deal with the franchise. That means four of the nine pocks made by the team are under contract with the pace picking up to get them signed...
The Arkansas Razorbacks had a dreadful 2013 football season, but some good news in recruiting may be coming soon for the Hogs.
While the current class is ranked in the low 30s by most of the major recruiting sites, there are plenty of opportunities to boost their rating with some of the nation’s top recruits still considering Arkansas.
More importantly, the Hogs have to bulk up...
(Eds: APNewsNow. With AP Photos.) By KURT VOIGT AP Sports Writer Arkansas has experienced a defensive surge under first-year coach Bret Bielema, ranking sixth in the country in total defense after three weeks.
The Razorbacks (3-0) will find out just how far their defense has come on Saturday when they travel to face Rutgers.
Led by senior defensive end Chris Smith, who is tied...
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September 19, 2013
Bret Bielema has spent much of his first offseason in Arkansas traveling to fan clubs across the state, reassuring the natives that the forward pass isn't going away.
Despite Bielema's public relations battle against the perception that he's a run-only coach, it's on the other side of the ball where the Razorbacks need the most improvement.
Arkansas will finally...
Arkansas stars Travis Swanson and Chris Smith are named to the preseason All-SEC first team while fellow senior Zach Hocker is tabbed the third-team kicker, but the Razorbacks are picked to finish last in the Western Division.
Arkansas defensive end Chris Smith noticed a look of determination on Knile Davis' face during class last Friday.
The No. 10 Razorbacks weren't scheduled to take part in their final preseason scrimmage until that evening, but Smith had no doubt where his teammate's thoughts were.
Davis' excitement was understandable, given that the running back hadn't been tackled...
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August 27, 2012
Arkansas defensive end Chris Smith (6-3, 251), who got a sack during Friday's scrimmage and hurried the quarterback several other times, led the Razorbacks' defensive ends in tackles last season and has plans to make an even bigger step forward as a junior.