On May 20, the Rimington Trophy committee released the 2013 Spring Watch List. The Rimington Trophy is awarded annually to the "Most Outstanding Center in NCAA Division I-A College Football". With 44 players listed, there is a good chance that your favorite center is on it, but Conference USA still failed to have a player named on the watch, despite being a 14 team conference...
The focus might be on quarterback play, but the center of attention this spring might be the play of center Travis Swanson. He's the anchor of an improving offensive line, solid Saturday in the Red-White game Saturday in Reynolds Razorback Stadium.
Travis Swanson didn't even have a head coach this time a year ago.
Like the rest of his teammates, the Arkansas center was caught up in the turmoil following former coach Bobby Petrino's firing as he approached the spring game.
The fallout from the Petrino debacle - and subsequent hiring of John L. Smith as interim coach - resulted in a disastrous 2012 season for the Razorbacks...
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April 20, 2013
Travis Swanson wasn't sure what to expect from John L. Smith.
The Arkansas center sat in the Broyles Center meeting room on April 23 with the rest of his teammates, already aware that Smith had been hired to replace Bobby Petrino as head coach.
Swanson had seen Smith, who had served as an assistant coach for the past three seasons before leaving four months earlier to become...
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August 10, 2012
Cobi Hamilton and Travis Swanson see the same Razorbacks as spring concludes with the Red-White game on Saturday.