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Smith in charge of revamped Arkansas defense

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Bret Bielema liked what he saw from Arkansas' new-look defense early during preseason camp. In fact, the Razorbacks coach took such notice after the team's first scrimmage that he held a surprise staff meeting to let the defensive staff - led by new defensive coordinator Robb Smith - know just how excited he was about the progress. The moment was...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Arkansas Walk-On Who Lost Mother To ALS Is Given A Scholarship, Inspires Team To Do Ice Bucket Challenge

This is one of the best stories you’ll see today. Adam Deacon, an offensive lineman to the Arkansas Razorbacks, lost his mother to ALS. With the rise in popularity of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Razorbacks head coach Bret Bielema asked Deacon to explain the disease and what it does to people and those close to them last Tuesday. After Deacon was done with his speech, Bielema...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Louisville DT Jamaine Brooks on coach Bobby Petrino: "He’s a mean guy"

Louisville Cardinals head football coach Bobby Petrino apparently isn’t making many friends in his new job. “He’s a mean guy,” former Louisville defensive tackle Jamaine Brooks told SI.com. “He cusses you out. You’re never doing enough. He’s still Bobby F@#^ing Petrino.”    
Via IMAGE CPR SPORTS
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Arkansas’ Bret Bielema: Knock the s^*t out of Auburn spies

The Arkansas Razorbacks play the Auburn Tigers in Auburn on Aug. 30, setting the stage for a tough SEC matchup for their first game of the season. Razorbacks head coach Bret Bielema grabbed a microphone before scrimmage and told fans not to videotape the practice.
Via Intrigue Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bielema: Austin Allen emerges as No. 2 QB for Hogs

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Arkansas coach Bret Bielema says freshman Austin Allen has emerged as the Razorbacks' No. 2 quarterback after two weeks of preseason practice. Bielema said last week the competition between Allen, the younger brother of starter Brandon Allen, and freshman Rafe Peavey was in ''full throttle.'' However, after Austin Allen finished 10-of...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Arkansas football: Depth chart predictions

As we near the start of the 2014 season for the Arkansas football team, there are still many question marks concerning some starting spots on the squad. Bret Bielema and staff will be searching desperately in the final two weeks of camp to find the right guys for the jobs. We’ll start off by predicting what the final depth chart will look like when the Razorbacks travel to face...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Otha Peters Enrolls at Louisiana

Former Arkansas Razorback Linebacker has returned to Louisiana and enrolled at the University of Louisiana in Lafayette!
Via louisiana.scout.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Arkansas RB trio evokes memories of school's best

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Brandon Allen was in junior high when Arkansas' greatest collection of backfield talent ran its way through the Southeastern Conference. The Razorbacks quarterback and Fayetteville native remembers well the accolades earned in college by future NFL running backs Darren McFadden, Felix Jones and Peyton Hillis. And Allen isn't shying away from the potential...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bielema is a pretty good auctioneer

Here we have Bret Bielema acting as an auctioneer this week at a local Fayetteville establishment raising money for a local woman who...
Via Busted Coverage
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Arkansas football: Is Brandon Allen’s job in jeopardy?

No player on the Arkansas football team took as much heat as starting quarterback Brandon Allen did a year ago. Maybe some was rightfully deserved and some wasn’t, but it’s all just your own personal opinion. Of course when you’re playing the toughest position in sports, in the toughest conference in college football, you’re going to be praised when you win, and harassed...
Via isportsweb.com
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Arkansas Razorbacks: Special teams preview

For many years now the Arkansas Razorbacks have been spoiled with phenomenal special team players and this year some new faces could emerged as playmakers for key positions. It will also be interesting to see how new defensive line/specialist coach Rory Segrest implements his style for the 2014-2015 season. Let’s take a position-by-position look at potential starters for the Hog’s...
Via isportsweb.com
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Bret Bielema takes some shots at Alabama and Lane Kiffin

Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema is still not making any friends. Bielema was in Bristol at ESPN studios and had some interesting things to say about Alabama. The NCAA implemented a new two-week dead period that ran from June 30-July 13. Bielema was asked a question about how he felt about the year round nature of college football. Bielema’s answer included a shot at Alabama....
Via No Guts, No Glory
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Arkansas Razorback Game Predictions

Finally football season is in the air.  All around the nation predictions are being made and controversy is starting to strike up.  SEC Media Days are in the books and it is time to gear up for the season. Down here in Arkansas, call-in shows are lighting up with their pre-season predictions. Head Coach Bret Bielema will be in his second season at Arkansas and plans to stick to...
Via Football Nation
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Arkansas' turnaround efforts center around offensive line

In Bret Bielema's interpretation of college football's feudal system, it isn't the skill players that get the biggest perks. For a coach who believes in building from the inside out, they expectedly, go to Arkansas' offensive line. "It's nice. ... We get to ride first class on away games, the starting O-linemen," said senior right tackle Brey Cook said...
Via Fox Sports South
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

The Fallout: Darius Philon, Georgia, Tennessee, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - Saturday Edition.Philon the blank.Brad Crawford profiles Arkansas defensive tackle Darius Philon. (Saturday Down South) That Don't Impress Me Much.Andrew Hollerman looks at how the lack of an indoor practice facility is starting to hurt Georgia when it comes to recruiting. (College Spun)Family Affair.Tennessee has five members of its 2014 freshman class...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Bret Bielema praises defensive tackle for 'incredible' butt

You can't make this stuff up, folks.After listening to Bret Bielema speak at SEC Media Days on Wednesday, it's safe to assume the Arkansas head coach is really excited about the opportunity to coach incoming freshman defensive tackle Bijhon Jackson, a 6-foot-2, 330-pound four-star recruit, who is expected to make his presence known early and often for the Razorbacks.What...
Via Bush League Chronicle
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Trey Flowers, Laquon Treadwell, and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC. It's what Germany someday hopes to be a member of. Nothing But Flowers.Pat Dooley profiles Arkansas defensive end Trey Flowers. (The Gainesvile Sun)Don't Treadwell On Me. Pat Dooley porfiles Ole Miss wide receiver Laquon Treadwell. (The Gainesville Sun)Carolina In My Mind.Alex Byington previews South Carolina's 2014 season, from...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Arkansas coach Bielema says WR D’Arthur Cowan no longer on team

Report by wholehogsports.com, Arkansas coach Bielema says WR D’Arthur Cowan has been dismissed from the team.  Coach Bielema made the announcement on Sports Talk with Bo Mattingly. No specific reason was give as to why the wide receiver was let go from the football program but Bielema did share that, “D’Arthur won’t be with us.  We need players to do certain things the...
Via NCAA Football Zone
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Arkansas football: Defensive back seven preview

The defensive back seven for the Arkansas football team has been a pretty big burden for the Razorbacks over the past couple of years, but new defensive coordinator Robb Smith is looking to change that. This year, a change in defensive mentality and philosophy should bring a different look to the Hogs as Smith’s aggressive style is instilled into the players and playbook for the...
Via isportsweb.com
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Arkansas football: Top WR for the Hogs

The Arkansas football team will have to look desperately to find playmakers at the wide receiver position for this upcoming year and may call on some younger guys to step up. The spot lost it’s top two receivers, Javontee Herndon and Julian Horton, from last season and it is imperative that they find at least a couple of go-to guys to have any success in the passing game this year...
Via isportsweb.com
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Arkansas football: Previewing the defensive line

The Arkansas football team doesn’t consist of many SEC caliber position groups, but the defensive line for the Hogs is one of the best in the conference. Follow isportsweb.com on Twitter Led by defensive end Trey Flowers who opted to delay his entry into the NFL Draft for a chance to help out the rebuilding Razorbacks. Flowers earned Second-Team All-SEC honors for his performance...
Via isportsweb.com
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: UNLV Lineman Cameron Jefferson will transfer to Arkansas

Report: According to the Arkansas Democrat Gazette, Cameron Jefferson has decided to transfer to Arkansas and play his final season of collegiate football with the Razorbacks.  The 6-foot-6, 305 lb Offensive Lineman will be able to play immediately as UNLV was placed on a post season ban for low APR scores.  Coach Bret Bielema will try to get his squad to perform better in...
Via NCAA Football Zone
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Arkansas football: Previewing the offensive line

The offensive line for the Arkansas football team may be one, if not the most important position group for a Bret Bielema style offense. The smash-mouth running game relies heavily upon the play from the big boys up front and the Hogs are looking to improve from a decent season a year ago. Follow isportsweb.com on twitter. The Razorbacks lose one of the best offensive lineman and...
Via isportsweb.com
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Arkansas football: The three-headed monster at RB

The next position group that we will be previewing this offseason is the running back spot. Bret Bielema’s offense relies heavily upon the running game and with three stellar backs, it is undoubtedly the most talented position group on the field for the Arkansas football team. A year ago, Arkansas had the third best rushing offense in the SEC averaging 207.8 yards per game, but...
Via isportsweb.com
May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Arkansas football: Previewing the quarterback position

Over the course of the offseason, we will be previewing some of the main positions for the Arkansas football team. We will start off with the most important position on the field and one that has to see better play if the Razorbacks want to have a more successful season. The quarterback position is one that Arkansas fans have been spoiled with in the recent past with Ryan Mallett...
Via isportsweb.com
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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