Bielema eager to show how far Arkansas has come

Bret Bielema knew he was taking over a group of players still reeling from the fallout of the Bobby Petrino scandal when he was hired at Arkansas last December. Coming off a 4-8 season under interim coach John L. Smith, the Razorbacks were in desperate need of stability at the top - something they immediately found with Bielema. The former Wisconsin coach took one look at his new...
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August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Arkansas Football: Season Preview

Arkansas Football: Season Preview At 3 p.m. on Saturday, Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium will be filled with eager fans and the hogs will take the field for the first time under new head coach Bret Bielema.  Athletic director Jeff Long made the home run hire that surprised everyone in the nation back in December, as he convinced the former Wisconsin coach to leave Big-10 country...
August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Prospectus: Arkansas Razorbacks

2012 was supposed to be a special year for the Razorbacks. They were coming off of an 11-2 season and were looking to take the final step in the SEC West arms race against Alabama and LSU. Instead of taking a step forward, the Razorbacks took a giant step backwards as their season started to unravel before they even hit the field and when it was all said and done the Hogs whimpered...
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January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Arkansas' Long Faces Tough Search for New Head Coach

So the coaching search at Arkansas begins in earnest, as disastrous interim head football coach John L. Smith finally rides off into the sunset with a nice sendoff (but a mercifully quick one) from athletic director Jeff Long.Smith has been retained as a “consultant” until his contract runs out in February, but I seriously doubt any new coach who comes to Fayetteville will want...
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November 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Arkansas Fans Looking Forward to the Boot Friday

For many Arkansas Razorback fans, Friday can’t come soon enough. Not because they expect their beloved Hogs to beat LSU and take back the Golden Boot trophy. No, the only boot Razorback fans know for sure they are going to see Friday is the boot up John L. Smith’s backside officially ending his disastrous 10-month tenure as head football coach.To paraphrase a quote from Sir Winston...
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November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

LSU Looks to Stay the Course Against Arkansas

The LSU Tigers, still on the prowl for a BCS berth, will look to take care of business on the road Saturday against the struggling Arkansas Razorbacks. The college football odds have the hungry Tigers (9-2, 5-2) upwards of a 13-point favorite with the over/under installed at 51 points. LSU has won two straight since having its national-title hopes dashed in a loss to Alabama, but...
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November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Prospects To Watch: Week 12

This is why we play the games. Every week there are upsets and blowouts. Some teams win games they are supposed to win, while others drop winnable games to less talented opponents. Now that we are getting closer and closer to the different Conference title games, we are starting to see the landscape shape itself. With Alabama losing to Texas A&M, this now gives way for Kansas...
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November 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Arkansas' Hamilton making most of opportunity

Cobi Hamilton knew he was stepping into an already crowded wide receiver position when he came to Arkansas. By the time his career is finished, Hamilton could be the one all other Razorbacks receivers look up to. Hamilton has made the most of his long-awaited opportunity as the go-to receiver this season for Arkansas, leading the Southeastern Conference with 73 catches and 1,149...
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November 15, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 12 South Carolina beats Arkansas 38-20

Arkansas started out the season in the top 10. Now the Razorbacks are one more loss away from being out of a bowl game for the first time in four seasons, after losing to No. 12 South Carolina 38-20 on Saturday. Mistakes doomed Arkansas (4-6, 2-4 Southeastern Conference) this time. Tyler Wilson threw two interceptions, including one returned for a touchdown. On their first drive...
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November 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Arkansas Slips by Tulsa, Keeps Slim Bowl Hopes Alive

Arkansas used good defense and great performances from senior receiver Cobi Hamilton and senior running back Dennis Johnson to squeeze past Conference USA member Tulsa 19-15 for homecoming in Fayetteville Saturday.The victory dropped the Golden Hurricane to 7-2 for the season and kept Arkansas’ dim hopes for a post-season bowl berth flickering for the moment. The Razorbacks are...
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November 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Hamilton's record day sparks Arkansas past Tulsa

(Eds: Updates with quotes, details. With AP Photos.) By KURT VOIGT AP Sports Writer Even a dismal year for Arkansas hasn't tempered the performance of Cobi Hamilton. The wide receiver's latest act of excellence helped the Razorbacks rally for a 19-15 win over Tulsa on Saturday, keeping their slim bowl chances alive. The 11-catch, 177-yard performance also highlighted a record...
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November 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Johnson, Hamilton help Arkansas edge Tulsa

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Dennis Johnson and Cobi Hamilton helped Arkansas once again find a way against Tulsa. Johnson rushed for 109 yards and two touchdowns, and Hamilton set the school's single-season receptions record, as the Razorbacks rallied for a 19-15 win over the Golden Hurricane on Saturday afternoon. The win keeps the slim bowl chances alive for the Razorbacks...
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November 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Arkansas 19, Tulsa 15

Dennis Johnson rushed for 109 yards and two touchdowns, and Cobi Hamilton set the school's single-season receptions record, as Arkansas rallied for a 19-15 win over Tulsa. The win keeps the slim bowl chances alive for the Razorbacks (4-5) with three games remaining, and it extends their winning streak to 18 games over the Golden Hurricane. Johnson's 1-yard touchdown run...
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November 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Arkansas at Auburn: Three Bold Predictions

After being manhandled by Texas A&M last week, Arkansas could very well be the worst of the worst in the SEC. Auburn, just two year removed from its National Championship year, is also in the SEC basement, even after coming close to upsetting LSU. These two teams will meet in a match-up to keep out of last place in the SEC west.Here are three bold predictions:1. Another blow...
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October 04, 2012  |  Discuss

College Fantasy Football: Champs And Chumps, Week 4

Champs of the Week:1.     Brett Smith, QB, Wyoming- 365 passing yards, 5 TD’sAfter missing last week’s game, Smith returned to the field to lead an overtime game-winning drive to give Wyoming their first win of the season. Smith finished with over 360 yards passing and five scores. He also did not turn the ball over once in the win. After stumbling in his first few starts...
Via Football Nation
September 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Arkansas' slide continues in loss to Rutgers

Cobi Hamilton was among a host of Arkansas players who didn't hesitate a month ago when talking about the possibility of winning Southeastern Conference and national championships this season. Times have certainly changed for Hamilton and the Razorbacks, who fell to 1-3 with a 35-26 setback to No. 23 Rutgers on Saturday. It was the third straight loss for Arkansas, which started...
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September 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Arkansas Continues Circling The Drain, Loses To Rutgers...

((HT: The tailspin that personifies Arkansas football continues... Against the State University of New Jersey... aka Rutgers... Yep, Rutgers... at home... Gary Nova threw for 5TD's on 397 passing yards even as Tyler Wilson returned after sitting out the Alabama game. Wilson responded with 419 yards and 3TD's and Cobi Hamilton had the game of his...
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September 23, 2012  |  Discuss

New-look Arkansas receivers shine in opening win

(Eds: APNewsNow. With AP Photos.) By KURT VOIGT AP Sports Writer Led by the breakout performances of Brandon Mitchell and Chris Gragg, Arkansas didn't look like a team that lost three receivers to the NFL in a season-opening win over Jacksonville State. Mitchell and Gragg each topped the 100-yard mark in receiving and were nearly joined by Javontee Herndon, who finished with...
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September 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Hamilton shines in QB spotlight

Cobi Hamilton's mind was already on No. 10 Arkansas' scrimmage Saturday night early in the week. That focus was evident in front of 15,000 in Razorback Stadium for the team's final public scrimmage, with Hamilton catching 11 passes for 167 yards and a pair of touchdowns. The performance was an added bit of reassurance that the senior is indeed ready to assume the role...
Via AP on Fox
August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Hamilton, Gragg lead revamped Arkansas receivers

Cobi Hamilton looked around during Arkansas' first practice and noticed something was missing. In this case, that something was the most productive receiving group in school history - former Razorbacks receivers Joe Adams, Greg Childs and Jarius Wright. Finding playmakers to replace the departed trio, who accounted for 465 catches and 7,410 yards in their careers, is near the...
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August 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Ten Razorbacks Make Coaches’ Pre-Season All-SEC Football Teams

Arkansas Razorbacks: Ten University of Arkansas players made the Coaches’ Pre-Season All-SEC Football Teams.  The Razorbacks are the only SEC Team with three players on the Coaches’ First-Team Offense with Tyler Wilson, Knile Davis, and Cobi Hamilton all receiving nods. As a Special Teams All-Purpose player, [...]
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July 12, 2012  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Profile: The symbiotic relationship of Tyler Wilson and Cobi Hamilton

Playing quarterback in college football is no easy task. Playing in the SEC as a college quarterback can sometimes be harder than playing against some NFL defenses. On that alone, Tyler Wilson of Arkansas will have his hands full leading the Razorbacks against LSU and Alabama in the SEC West. But Wilson will have far more obstacles to overcome for his senior season. Last year'...
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June 22, 2012  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Profile: The symbiotic relationship of Tyler Wilson and Cobi Hamilton

Playing quarterback in college football is no easy task. Playing in the SEC as a college quarterback can sometimes be harder than playing against some NFL defenses. On that alone, Tyler Wilson of Arkansas will have his hands full leading the Razorbacks against LSU and Alabama in the SEC West. But Wilson will have far more obstacles to overcome for his senior season. Last year'...
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June 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Tuesday Grid Update, 4/17

Cobi Hamilton and Travis Swanson see the same Razorbacks as spring concludes with the Red-White game on Saturday.
April 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Kansas State's season exceeds expectations

Kansas State's season ended in defeat at the Cotton Bowl, but the result was far from a loss. In fact, the Wildcats' 10-3 record represents one of the greatest accomplishments in Bill Snyder's tenure. Years from now, record books will show that Arkansas beat Kansas State 29-16 on Friday at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. They will show that the Razorbacks with...
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January 07, 2012  |  Discuss
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