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Arkansas State center Bryce Giddens retiring due to head injuries

With the start of summer camp just around the corner, the middle of Arkansas State’s offensive line has suffered a significant blow. Head coach Blake Anderson announced in a press release Monday after that center Bryce Giddens has decided to end his playing career due to injuries. The injuries were only described as being incurred in the past and recently. The intimation, however...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 78 Arkansas State Red Wolves season preview

Arkansas State has had perennial success in the Sun Belt Conference with three consecutive championships. If the Red Wolves can find stability at the coaching position, then the program may be able to develop further nationally. New head coach Blake Anderson takes over after recent stints as an assistant coach at North Carolina and Southern Miss. The offense will need rebuilding...
Via College Football Universe
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Trooper Taylor Customized Towels For 2014 ☆

In case you forgot, and if so, HOW DARE YOU, Trooper Taylor is back in the coaching game as a cornerbacks coach at Arkansas State.  And if he’s back in coaching, that means he needs towels with motivational messages like he needs to arrange meetings with bag men. He has just over four months to get his towels ready to go, which isn’t much time because his daily motivational...
Via The Belly of the Beast
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Arkansas State Sells Spring Game Coaching Job For $11,700

An online bidder paid $11,700 to coach the Arkansas State football team for one game this upcoming Friday. The winner is 25-year-old Silicon Valley entrepreneur Nick Bhardwaj. Bhardwaj told ESPN.com that he shelled out the serious chunk of change in the eBay bidding war because he thought the world of college football seemed interesting. “I dropped out of San Jose State and didn’t...
Via NESN.com
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Arkansas State auctioning head coaching job for spring game on eBay

Arkansas State has a new head football coach for the fourth time in four seasons. Now, it's your turn. First-year coach Blake Anderson isn't going anywhere ... yet, but the Red Wolves are offering fans a chance to lead the team. The head coaching job for the spring game is up for auction on eBay. The starting price of $2,500 began on April 7, and it's now up to nearly...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Hungry Wolves Ready for UALR

The Arkansas State Red Wolves (8-8, 0-0 Sun Belt, 99 RPI, 67 SOS) are hungry for wins and welcome the in-state rival Trojans of UALR (9-5, 0-0 Sun Belt, 21 RPI, 12 SOS) into the Den. Well, actually they game is being played at Tomlinson/Kell Stadium, but nonetheless a hungry pack of Red Wolves will be there, hungry for an opportunity to get the conference slate heading in a winning direction.
Via arkansasstate.scout.com
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Arkansas State player killed during home invasion

Arkansas State junior defensive lineman Markel Owens was one of two men shot to death in what authorities are calling a home invasion robbery in Jackson, Tenn. "Our worst fears were realized as an athletics department after being notified early this morning about the unfortunate news about Markel," athletics director Terry Mohajir said in a statement. "We're deeply...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Arkansas State runs trick play called “Hide the Midget”

The Arkansas State Red Wolves ran a true gadget play against the Ball State Cardinals in the GoDaddy Bowl, running this play called “Hide the Midget.”  It’s definitely one of the more unconventional trick plays that have been run and it seemed to work pretty well, though you might want to have a faster player run it in the future. [YouTube] The post Arkansas State runs trick...
Via Diehardsport
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

NC OC Anderson named new Arkansas State head coach

Blake Anderson has made a habit of breaking records in his two seasons as the offensive coordinator at North Carolina. The 43-year-old hopes to bring his style of up-tempo football -- along with a healthy dose of stability -- to Arkansas State. Anderson was introduced as new coach of the Red Wolves on Thursday, becoming the school's fifth head coach in five seasons. He replaces...
Via AP on Fox
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Ark. State accepts bid to GoDaddy Bowl in Mobile

Arkansas State says it has accepted a bid to play in the GoDaddy Bowl in Mobile, Ala., for the third year in a row. The Red Wolves finished the regular season at 7-5, including 5-2 in the Sun Belt Conference. It has clinched at least a second-place finish. The school said Monday it will play a Mid-American Conference opponent to be announced at a later date. The GoDaddy Bowl will...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Louisiana-Lafayette knocks off Arkansas State 23-7

Alonzo Harris rushed for 105 yards and two touchdowns, and Louisiana-Lafayette beat Arkansas State 23-7 on Tuesday night for its fifth consecutive victory. Harris had a 3-yard TD run in each of the first two quarters as the Ragin' Cajuns (5-2, 3-0 Sun Belt) jumped to a 20-7 halftime lead. Elijah McGuire had 10 carries for 110 yards for Louisiana-Lafayette, which finished with...
Via AP on Fox
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Team may wear gray jerseys again

Arkansas State coach Bryan Harsin says gray jerseys that cost his team 28 yards in penalties at Auburn last weekend may be brought out of the box again. The Red Wolves' former coach, Gus Malzahn, bought the jerseys last year for use in a bowl game. Malzahn left Arkansas State at the end of 2012 and now coaches Auburn, and Arkansas State decided to wear the gray uniforms against...
Via AP on Fox
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Miami, Arkansas State to play home-and-home series

The University of Miami will play Arkansas State in a home-and-home series beginning in 2014, it was announced Friday. Arkansas State will play at Sun Life Stadium in 2014 on a date to be determined. The Hurricanes will visit Jonesboro, Ark., on Sept. 9, 2017. Game dates and times are subject to change. The teams have met once, with Miami winning 42-10 at the Orange Bowl on Nov....
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wolves lose heartbreaker to WKU

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (3/10/13) – The Arkansas State University appeared on the verge of playing in the championship game of the 2013 Sun Belt Conference (SBC) Men’s Basketball Championship Tournament, but Western Kentucky made a big play at a criticaltime in handing the Red Wolves a 58-56 loss in Sunday's (March 10) second semifinal-round contest at Summit Arena in Hot Springs, Ark.
Via arkansasstate.scout.com
March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Mizzou and Arkansas St agree to football series

Courtesy: Mizzou Athletics Columbia, Mo. The University of Missouri has wrapped up its search for a final opponent for its 2013 football schedule, as Mizzou and Arkansas State University have agreed to a home-and-home series, with games in 2013 and 2015. This seasons game will be played in Columbia on Sept. 28th, with the return game scheduled for Sept. 12, 2015 in Jonesboro, Ark...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
January 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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