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TCU WR/KR transfers to Arkansas State to play QB

Texas Christian wide receiver and return specialist Cameron Echols-Luper will leave the program and transfer to Arkansas State to play quarterback. Newy Scruggs, a television and radio personality in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, reported the story on Twitter. 2nd ranked #TCU is losing WR/KR Cameron Echols-Luper to Arkansas State. The Junior will switch his position to QB. @NBCDFWSports...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

This guy is wearing a helmet nonstop to promote ticket sales

Hats off to Arkansas State Red Wolves Associate Athletic Director of External Relations Jason Martin… or should we say helmet? The Red Wolves supporter came up with a brilliant campaign in an effort to get Arkansas State over 10,000 season tickets sold for the first time in university history. In order to do so, Martin is wearing an Arkansas State helmet nearly 24/7 — with...
Via Campus Sports Net
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Arkansas State Red Wolves 2015 Preview and Prediction

Blake Anderson maintained Arkansas State's streak of winning seasons and bowl berths in his first year at the helm. The Red Wolves went 7-6...
Via Athlon Sports
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Angie Gallaher wins bid to coach Arkansas State during spring game

Pretty cool story here from the Arkansas State Red Wolves. Last week, the NFL announced their first full-time female ref. Now, Arkansas State will have a female coach! The winning bid was $8,700. Here’s what the Red Wolves had to say in their press release… As the head coach, she will draft her team members, give the pregame and halftime talk to her team and determine if they...
Via The Student Section
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

The Kid Buries Red Wolves

Matty has been looking to light a bit of a fire under the backsides of Hammons and Stephens via removing them from the starting lineup. Tonight, the tactic looked like it worked quite well. Make no mistake, Arkansas State is very bad at basketball. They’ve hovered in the middle 300s of the RPI rankings for this entire season. So the last thing they needed when they came into Mackey...
Via Boiled Sports
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Arkansas State RB runs for TD after being tackled

Last night, the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns beat the Arkansas State Red Wolves in a 55-40 shoot-out. The play of the game came in the second quarter when Michael Gordon ran up the middle, appeared to be tackled and then got up and ran for a 70 yard TD. You make the call, tackle or no tackle? Arkansas State’s Michael Gordon was down. Or was he? http://t.co/WFirEv8C62 ...
Via Bloguin Best
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Arkansas State had player play dead on awful fake punt attempt (Video)

Arkansas State tried what could very well be the worst fake punt attempt you will ever see on Saturday. In the second quarter of a 41-20 loss to Miami, the Red Wolves lined up like they were going to kick it away near midfield. Instead of punting, they had a player fake like he had […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Arkansas State player plays dead on fake punt that goes terribly

If you were a coach and your objective was to deceive the opposing team on a fake punt, what would you do? You might send various people in motion to create confusion. You might have the ball snapped to a non-obvious player. You might put people in motion, snap the ball to a non-obvious player, then have that player pitch it back to someone else in motion who throws a pass downfield...
Via Fox Sports
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Arkansas State And The Fake Punt That Died

It’s the comedy vine of the year in college football… in two parts. From Saturday’s Arkansas State game at Miami (Florida), watch what happened when the Red Wolves tried to fake a punt, via Sean Korte: Part one: My man @HNYNUT_BERRIOS, please tell me the coaches broke this down in film review Part two: New angle, buddy gets up and gets murdered
Via The Student Section
September 15, 2014  |  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

Arkansas State DL Markel Owens died protecting family during robbery attempt

Arkansas State defensive lineman Markel Owens died on Wednesday night while trying to protect his family during a robbery attempt, police believe. Owens’ stepfather, Johnny Shivers, was followed by two men to his home in Jackson, Tenn. They believe he was forced inside by the masked men in a robbery attempt and a struggle ensued. […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Trooper Taylor Is Back In The Game And G2G

right-click to embiggen It was a stretch of 406 days between college football jobs, but thanks to the good people of Arkansas State, Trooper Taylor's towel will wave once more.  Taylor will spend 2014 coaching defensive backs for the Red Wolves, as well as turning Jonesboro into a destination for football recruits one limo visit to their high school at a time. Trooper...
Via The Belly of the Beast
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Arkansas State junior DL Owens killed in Tennessee shooting

Arkansas State says junior defensive lineman Markel Owens was one of two men killed in a shooting in Jackson, Tenn. Jerry Scott, the school's sports information director, confirms Owens was one of the victims and said ''it's a sad day'' for the Red Wolves. The Jackson Sun reports three people were shot about 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, but the newspaper said...
Via AP on Fox
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

Arkansas State Sucessfully Runs ‘Hide the Midget’ Trick Play En Route to GoDaddy Bowl Game Win (Video)

Arkansas State rallied late Sunday night to stun Ball State in the 2014 GoDaddy bowl. Ball State was poised to take the game, up 20-16 with 90 seconds on the clock, but a last-minute touchdown drive sealed the deal and the Red Wolves picked up their eighth win of the season. The win itself was impressive, but the Red Wolves also pulled a tricky play from the playbook en route to...
Via NESN.com
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: ESPN Realized Arkansas State’s Trick Play Name May Offend Viewers, Gave It A New Title

In tonight’s GoDaddy Bowl between Arkansas State and Ball State, the Red Wolves pulled off a pretty impressive trick play in which wide receiver R.J. Fleming was obscured from the view of the defense, and took a handoff for 27 yards while the Cardinals defense bit on a fake to the running back. According to ESPN play-by-play Carter Blackburn (who likely knew of the play in advance...
Via College Spun
January 05, 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

Arkansas State AD: North Carolina OC new coach

Arkansas State athletic director Terry Mohajir says North Carolina offensive coordinator Blake Anderson has agreed to become the new head coach of the Red Wolves. Anderson leaves the Tar Heels after two seasons, replacing Bryan Harsin - who left Arkansas State last week to become the head coach at Boise State. Anderson becomes the fifth coach in five seasons for the Red Wolves,...
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
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