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SEC review: Arkansas football over the past four years

The second installment of our SEC football review looks at Arkansas’ game-by-game record over what has been a tumultuous four years. The Razorbacks were flying high under Bobby Petrino, going 10-3 in 2010 and 11-2 in 2011. Arkansas was a … Continue reading

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Arkansas football’s 10-year trend

We continue with our second in a series of looking at the 10-year trend of an SEC football team. Here’s a look at Arkansas’ 10-year trend. Truth to be told, the Razorbacks’ trend toppled the moment that Bobby Petrino wrecked … Continue reading

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BBL: John Calipari talks hoops; UK football buys SI add

AP photo/James Crisp Big Blue Links for Sunday: – John Calipari talked basketball at his Kentucky Speedway appearance last night. Mark Story reports that Calipari said if last season’s other two UK freshmen, Willie Cauley-Stein and Alex Poythress, had not decided … Continue reading

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SEC: James Franklin apologizes for “Nicky Satan” joke

SEC links for Thursday: Vanderbilt football coach James Franklin apologizes for calling the Alabama football coach “Nicky Satan,” reports the AP. What can no one joke around in this league anymore? Florida held South Carolina to 10 first-half points on … Continue reading

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Arkansas AD says he is committed to John L. Smith

Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long said today he is committed to interim coach John L. Smith at least through the 2012 season. There had been speculation that changes might be made now that Arkansas has lost three straight games, including … Continue reading

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John L. Smith tells everyone to “smile”

After Alabama’s 52-0 win over his Arkansas team on Saturday, Razorbacks’ interim coach John L. Smith opened his Monday press conference like this: John L. opens Monday press conference by yelling at media, telling us to “SMILE!! SMILE!! … or … Continue reading

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John L. Smith officially files for bankruptcy

Arkansas head coach John L. Smith officially filed for bankruptcy today. The former Louisville head coached filed for Chapter 7 liquidation, listing between $10 million and $50 million in debts. Smith listed his estimated assets at between $1 million and … Continue reading

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John L. Smith gets emotional at Arkansas luncheon

Arkansas held its kickoff luncheon today and new coach, or interim coach, John L. Smith didn’t just tell jokes at the affair to celebrate the start of the Razorbacks’ football season. In a question-and-answer period with emcee Jimmy Dykes, the … Continue reading

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Five reasons Arkansas hiring John L. Smith is a good move

So they’re blowing up on twitter about Arkansas hiring John L. Smith as interim coach to feel the void left by the firing of Bobby Petrino. But here’s five reasons it’s a smart move: Petrino was an assistant under John … Continue reading

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