Frank Ragnow reflects on bittersweet Arkansas career, Nick Saban’s kind words

INDIANAPOLIS — When Frank Ragnow met Nick Saban near midfield on Oct. 8, 2016, their brief postgame handshake carried a terrible weight. Ragnow, the starting center for Arkansas, had lost his father, Jon, to a heart attack one week earlier. Saban understood Ragnow’s grief. He, too, had lost his dad as a college athlete, so he made sure to approach Ragnow and offer some advice. “He...
Via SEC Country
11 days ago

Minnesota Native Frank Ragnow Sets Sights on NFL after Personal Tragedy

INDIANAPOLIS — Frank Ragnow still has almost two months until he finds out which NFL team he’ll land with. But the Minnesota native and former standout at the University of Arkansas said he wouldn...
15 days ago

Former Arkansas center Frank Ragnow will be absolute steal in NFL draft

SEC Country reporter Eric W. Bolin will candidly answer your Arkansas Razorbacks sports queries each weekday in our Mailbag Question of the Day. Join the conversation by sending your questions via Twitter to @SECCountryHogs or by email to Eric at Question of the Day: Thursday, February 1, 2018 Heck yes. The end. OK, it isn’t the end. If we want people to read...
Via SEC Country
February 01, 2018

LOOK: Bret Bielema publishes classy message praising Arkansas C Frank Ragnow

Bret Bielema no longer is Arkansas’ coach, but that didn’t stop him from publishing a classy message about one of his former players. On Wednesday, Bielema responded to a tweet from Arkansas’ Twitter account that broke down the All-America honors for Razorbacks center Frank Ragnow. By seeing the message below, you can check out Ragnow’s recent recognition. The list is impressive...
Via SEC Country
December 13, 2017

Arkansas OL Frank Ragnow invited to Senior Bowl

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Arkansas center Frank Ragnow has been invited to participate in the Senior Bowl, according to a post on his Facebook account. Ragnow recently had surgery for a high ankle sprain he sustained in Arkansas’ loss to Auburn last month. He will miss the rest of the season, but should be healthy in time to compete at the Senior Bowl should he accept the invitation....
Via SEC Country
November 12, 2017

Vote For Ragnow For Senior CLASS Award

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Arkansas All-American center Frank Ragnow was named one of 10 finalists for the 2017 Senior CLASS Award on Wednesday. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence: community, classroom, character and competition. An acronym for...
Via Arkansas Razorbacks
November 08, 2017

Ragnow A Semifinalist For Wuerffel Trophy

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. – Arkansas senior offensive lineman Frank Ragnow was named one of 11 semifinalists for the 2017 Wuerffel Trophy on Thursday. The Wuerffel Trophy, named after Danny Wuerffel, the 1996 Heisman Trophy winning quarterback from the University of Florida, is awarded to the Football Bowl Subdivision player who best combines exemplary community service with athletic...
Via Arkansas Razorbacks
November 02, 2017

Ragnow Named To AP All-America Team

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas senior center Frank Ragnow was named to The Associated Press Preseason All-America second team on Tuesday. It is the first time the AP has released a preseason All-America team. The AP All-America team had previously only been released after the end of each regular season. Here’s a look at Ragnow’s list of 2017 preseason honors: National Award Watch...
Via Arkansas Razorbacks
August 22, 2017

Ragnow Named All-American by CBS, Sports Illustrated

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Arkansas senior center Frank Ragnow made it onto two more preseason All-America teams Wednesday. The Victoria, Minnesota, product was named a first-team selection by CBS Sports and a second-team choice by Sports Illustrated. Here’s a look at Ragnow’s list of 2017 preseason honors: National Award Watch Lists• Rimington Trophy• Outland Trophy• Wuerffel Trophy•...
Via Arkansas Razorbacks
August 16, 2017

Matured Allen ready to take the reins at QB for Arkansas

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Austin Allen was talking with teammate Frank Ragnow ahead of preseason camp when a thought about the last few seasons occurred to the first-year starting quarterback of the Razorbacks. ''You know, I can't even remember the last time I've been hit,'' Allen said. Yes, it's been that long - four years, actually - since Allen entered a football season as his...
Via Associated Press
August 04, 2016  |  Discuss

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