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    Sam Pittman New Head Football Coach at Arkansas

    Sam Pittman announced as New Head Football Coach at Arkansas during press conference today. The south scoreboard at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium welcomes new head football coach Sam Pittman. New head football coach Sam Pittman is introduced to Razorback nation by Athletic Director Hunter Yurachek Monday afternoon at the Hogs indoor practice facility. New head football coach Sam Pittman is introduced to Razorback nation by Athletic Director Hunter Yurachek Monday afternoon at the Hogs…

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    Sam Pittman Possible Arkansas Coach

    Nate Allen FAYETTEVILLE – Georgia Bulldogs offensive line coach Sam Pittman, the effective and popular Arkansas  offensive line coach for Bret Bielema from 2013-2015, has become the top candidate to be the Razorbacks new head football coach, sources and media outlets reported Sunday afternoon. Several former Razorbacks who played for Pittman have lobbied for his Arkansas return as head coach. Because Pittman has not been a college head coach, his name seldom has been included…

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    Arkansas vs. Austin Peay

    Nate Allen FAYETTEVILLE – With struggling previously  2 of 32  3-point shooter  Desi Sills finding the range for two game-sealing treys with 2:40 and 2:01 left in the game  after a Jimmy Whitt from Jalen Harris dunk gave Arkansas its first 10-point lead, the Razorbacks finally subdued the determined Austin Peay University Governors,  69-61  Tuesday night at Walton Arena. The victory zoomed new coach Eric Musselman’s Razorbacks to  8-0  going into Saturday night’s road game…

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    Arkansas vs Austin Peay Preview

    Nate Allen FAYETTEVILLE – Whether Arkansas junior guard/forward Mason Jones’ sprained shoulder has sufficiently healed for him to play against the Austin Peay University Governors tonight won’t be decided until shortly before  tip-off, Arkansas coach Eric Musselman said Monday afternoon. Musselman’s Razorbacks, 7-0 of the SEC, and coach Matt Figger’s Governors, 3-3 of the Ohio Valley Conference, tip off at 7 tonight at Walton Arena. The Razorbacks Radio Network broadcasts the game which is Internet…

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    Razorbacks vs. Northern Kentucky

    Nate Allen FAYETTEVILLE –  Minus injured leading scorer Mason Jones and beset by Northern Kentucky Norse star Dantez Walton scoring 30 points, Arkansas dodged Adham Eleeda’s wide open from the corner  missed trey with 14 seconds left  that would have been a 63-62 NKU lead  and prevailed, 66-60 Saturday afternoon at Walton Arena. Senior Razorbacks forward Adrio Bailey was fouled rebounding Eleeda’s miss. He hit two clutch free throws putting the game at 64-60 out…

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    Hogs Lose Finale

    Nate  Allen  LITTLE ROCK  –  A former Arkansas Razorback and two who grew up in Fayetteville wanting to be Razorbacks  doomed the  Razorbacks concluding a second straight  2-10 overall, 0-8 in the SEC football season. The fourth-quarter  10-yard touchdown pass from Fayetteville native quarterback Taylor Powell to former Razorback receiver Jonathan Nance pulled  the Missouri Tigers from a tight 17-14 lead to a 24-14 SEC victory over Arkansas in the season ending game for both teams…

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    Arkansas vs. LSU Saturday Preview

    Nate Allen FAYETTEVILLE – Picture David vs. Goliath but with David’s slingshot checked at the door. That’s the mismatch expected pitting the SEC’s worst team against the best not only in the league but the nation on the best’s home turf. The 43-points favored nationally No. 1 LSU Tigers, 10-0 overall and 6-0 in the SEC, host Arkansas’ reeling Razorbacks, 2-8, 0-6 in tonight’s  6 o’clock ESPN televised  SEC West game at LSU’s Tiger Stadium,…

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    Arkansas vs. South Dakota

    Nate Allen FAYETTEVILLE – In an Arkansas vs. South Dakota  game filled with renowned 3-point shooters, Arkansas guard Jimmy Whitt outscored them all without trying a trey. On medium jumpers, inside buckets, points off steals and some free throws graduate transfer Whitt hit 11 of 14 shots and  scored an Arkansas career high 24  points leading the undefeated 5-0 Razorbacks, 77-56  over the now no longer undefeated 5-1 University of  South Dakota Coyotes of the…

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    Razorback November 20 Football Practice

    Nate Allen FAYETTEVILLE – With former Arkansas  Razorbacks star defensive back-punter of the 1964  national championship team and Razorbacks 1984-89 coach Ken Hatfield most prominently among them, several former Razorbacks showed support for the current Razorbacks during their present  hard times. Barry Lunney Jr., the interim coach of these 2-8 overall, 0-6 in the SEC Razorbacks since the Nov. 10 open date week firing of second-year  coach Chad Morris and preparing Arkansas  to play Coach…

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    ‘Sosa’ to Audition for NFL Scouts

    Hope High School alum McTelvin “Sosa” Agim is now in his senior year at the University of Arkansas. Nate Allen FAYETTEVILLE – Arkansas senior defensive tackle and Hope High School alum McTelvin “Sosa” Agim gets an audition for NFL scouts as an invitee to play in the East-West Shrine Bowl on Jan. 18 in St. Petersburg, Fla. A 4-year letterman who played both defensive end and defensive tackle his first three Razorbacks seasons before installed…

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    Barry Lunney & Ed Orgeron Teleconference

    Nate Allen FAYETTEVILLE – Few who played last year’s 2-10 overall, 0-8 in the SEC Razorbacks would have any trepidation about playing this season’s 2-8, 0-6 Razorbacks that just fired their head coach. Surprisingly, the nationally No. 1 LSU Tigers might be one. Not trepidation perhaps, but at least an authentic recent history reminder that playing against Arkansas isn’t always so easy as it recently appears. Coach Ed Orgeron’s SEC West leading Tigers, 10-0, 6-0…

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    Arkansas vs Texas Southern

    Nate Allen FAYETTEVILLE – Even with their Breakfast Club out to first-half lunch, the Arkansas Razorbacks still overwhelmed the Texas Southern University Tigers, 82-51  Tuesday night at Walton Arena. Defense and inside carried Arkansas in Tuesday’s 37-24  first half when Arkansas couldn’t buy a 3-point shot. Isaiah Joe took it from there. The sophomore guard out of Fort Smith Northside hit six second-half threes and scored 29 of his game-leading 33 points in the second half. Joe…

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