ARKANSAS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Video: Arkansas RB Kody Walker squats 700 pounds

The Arkansas Razorbacks need a talented running back to step up for them this year after losing Alex Collins and Jonathan Williams to the NFL after the 2015 season. It looks like sixth-year senior Kody Walker is ready to do that for them this year. Walker joined a pretty elite club Thursday night when he impressively squatted 700 pounds with a crowd of Razorback teammates cheering...
Via Campus Sports Net
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Razorbacks add DE after new commitment

Arkansas will add defensive end Michael Taylor to the 2016 class after he orally committed to the Razorbacks after his official visit Thursday.
Via WholeHogSports
1 day ago

Arkansas clear in pursuit of Alabama forward

Arkansas has made sure power forward Garrison Brooks, a top recruit, knows he's a priority for the Razorbacks.
Via WholeHogSports
1 day ago

JuCo DE Michael Taylor Commits To Arkansas, Will Play This Fall

We’re under two months from the start of college football season, but the Arkansas Razorbacks aren’t done adding some pieces for the 2016 season. Today, Bret Bielema’s club received a commitment from Michael Taylor, a junior college defensive end out of California’s Riverside Community College. All I can say is WOW#17 pic.twitter.com/c9ekWBSHRs — Michael Taylor II (@Taylormic2...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Thurman working to get 2018 guard to visit

Arkansas assistant coach Scotty Thurman is trying to get Minnesota junior guard Gabe Kalscheur Thurman down to Fayetteville this fall.
Via WholeHogSports
2 days ago

Zimmerman to join hoops broadcast team

Matt Zimmerman, an Arkansas assistant basketball coach the previous five seasons, will be the new color analyst on the Razorbacks' radio broadcasts it was announced Wednesday.
Via WholeHogSports
2 days ago

Greenwood's Connor Noland Pledges To Arkansas

Arkansas lands a big one on Wednesday when Greenwood junior two-sport start Connor Noland announces his plans to play both football and baseball for the Razorbacks.
Via WholeHogSports
2 days ago

Dan Skipper Named First Team Preseason All-SEC; Not Many Hogs Join Him

The SEC Media Days All-SEC team has been announced, and Arkansas tackle Dan Skipper was the sole Razorback to be a first team selection. This keeps with the media’s prediction that Arkansas will finish last in the SEC West. Dan Skipper can add “preseason All-SEC” to his ever growing list of accomplishments and accolades in […] Dan Skipper Named First Team Preseason All-SEC...
Via Razor Backers
7 days ago

Backup Arkansas quarterback Rafe Peavey injured, has surgery

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Backup Arkansas quarterback Rafe Peavey has undergone surgery after suffering a back injury during summer workouts. Razorbacks coach Bret Bielema said in a statement Thursday that the injury is minor and that Peavey is expected to fully recover. Bielema said Peavey underwent successful surgery on Wednesday and that he's expected to return for the start...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bielema: Arkansas not very sexy but on the rise in SEC West

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) It took a few years for coach Bret Bielema and the Arkansas Razorbacks to gain their footing in the Southeastern Conference Western Division. But after an encouraging third season that ended with an 8-5 record, including 5-3 in the league, Bielema's hard-nosed, blue-collar vision is starting to become a reality in Fayetteville. ''At Arkansas we're not built very...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Arkansas Football: Don’t Mistake Optimism for Homerism

In sports, a “homer” is someone who’s bias towards their favorite team leads them to irrational thinking and expectations. Being a homer can lead you down a dark road, so you should be wary of homeristic articles or expectations as we gear up for the 2016 season. Anyone who has the Arkansas Razorbacks picked to […] Arkansas Football: Don’t Mistake Optimism for Homerism...
Via Razor Backers
11 days ago

Arkansas AD upset with Michigan for canceling series

Michigan has officially renewed its rivalry with Notre Dame, but in the process, it looks like the Wolverines have ticked off another Power 5 school. Thursday, Michigan announced that it’d be adding Notre Dame to its schedule for both 2018 and 2019. But in order to make it all work, UM had to cancel its series with SEC school Arkansas and pay the Razorbacks $2 million. Apparently...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Arkansas Football: July Predictions

July is close enough to football that fans start to focus in on the upcoming season, but far enough away that we still don’t really know anything about the team. So this is a perfect time to make some predictions! The best thing about July predictions is that they’re far enough removed from the season […] Arkansas Football: July Predictions - Razorbackers - Razorbackers - An...
Via Razor Backers
15 days ago

Report: Michigan To Buy Out 2018 Arkansas Game For $2 Million To Fit Notre Dame On Schedule

With the reports that Michigan and Notre Dame will announce the renewal of their football rivalry in 2018, it appeared that the Wolverines had filled their 2018 schedule. Instead of playing both the Fighting Irish and Arkansas Razorbacks in their non-conference slate, Michigan will reportedly buy out the Arkansas game for $2 million, according to Sports Illustrated‘s Ryan Krasnoo...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Arkansas Football: New Coordinators have Biggest Challenges in 2016

The Arkansas Razorbacks have some fresh faces on the sideline this year, and all three of them have to either replace some superstars or create a new unit from scratch. Arkansas football has a lot of players returning, but they lost some big names, and some big coaches as well. Going into this last offseason, […] Arkansas Football: New Coordinators have Biggest Challenges in 2016...
Via Razor Backers
21 days ago

Arkansas approves $160 million Razorback Stadium expansion

The Arkansas Razorbacks are looking to getting into contention in the SEC over the next few years and having a new stadium might help their cause. Over the next few years, the team will be adding on to Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium after they approved a $160 million renovation on Thursday. The school’s board of trustees voted on the renovations on Thursday and it was passed...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Bret Bielema says Razorbacks need to be ‘a little bit Curry, a little less LeBron’

Arkansas Razorbacks head coach Bret Bielema wants his football players to be more like Golden State Warriors MVP Stephen Curry and a little less like Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James. The Razorbacks head coach said he used the analogy to inspire his players. He said the 2009 first-round pick was passed over multiple times before being selected seventh overall and that he thinks...
Via The Comeback
June 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Ex-Arkansas WR Kendrick Edwards transfers to Arkansas State

The Arkansas Razorbacks’ loss is the Arkansas State Red Wolves’ gain as they pick up a former SEC wide receiver. After being dismissed from the team in the middle of the 2015 season, Kendrick Edwards is continuing his career within the state and in the Sun Belt. Edwards announced his decision to go with the Red Wolves on Twitter Wednesday night. He will be eligible to play in...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 26, 2016  |  Discuss

JUCO WR Jonathan Nance commits to Arkansas

The Arkansas Razorbacks football team has picked up a promising talent from the JUCO level. On Tuesday, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College wide receiver Jonathan Nance announced he would be joining Bret Bielema’s program. Nance shared the announcement on social media. Blessed to say I'm a razorback commit
Via Campus Sports Net
May 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Arkansas Razorbacks honor Prince at last spring practice

Thursday, the world felt the shocking impact of the tragic death of the music legend Prince at age 57. Among those remembering the singer were the Arkansas Razorbacks football team. The Hogs team began their final spring practice listening to four hits from the late artist that were “Raspberry Beret,” “1999,” “Purple Rain,” and “Kiss”, which just so happens to be...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 22, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bobby Petrino throws out first pitch at Louisville game

Louisville and Kentucky may have to wait until November 26 to meet on the football field, but fans in Louisville were able to catch a glimpse of the heated rivalry Tuesday evening during the weekday matchup. But just to give fans a even bigger taste of things to come, the Cardinals’ head football coach Bobby Petrino was there to throw out the first pitch. The Courier-Journal’s...
Via College Spun
April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Arkansas names Austin Allen starting quarterback for 2016

With Arkansas’ spring football game still a couple weeks away, it appears head coach Bret Bielema has already come a decision regarding his quarterback position. With several players in the mix, former starter Brandon Allen’s little brother, Austin, has won the job, according to ESPN’s Brett McMurphy. Arkansas junior Austin Allen, younger brother of former starting QB Brandon...
Via College Spun
April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Bret Bielema still has issues with Tim Brewster

Arkansas football coach Bret Bielema has something of a history with the University of Minnesota. So imagine his surprise when, a year and a half ago, the former Wisconsin coach received an invite to speak to the Minnesota Football Coaches Association conference. “I said, ‘Yeah, right. These guys hate me,'” Bielema said Friday in his address to the conference, via Andy Greder...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 02, 2016  |  Discuss
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