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Why Hogs Legend Bruce James Blames Players, Not Coaches, For SJSU Loss
Bruce James doesn’t blame the coaches. The former Razorback All-American defensive lineman, whose teams won 85% of their games under Frank Broyles, has for decades held back nothing in criticizing the likes of Houston Nutt and Bret Bielema. But when it comes to the defining game of the Razorbacks’... Read more
Ryan Mallett Arrested Weeks Before New XFL Draft
Things had been looking up for Ryan Mallett recently. Sure, the former Hog Razorback who set 16 passing records in Fayetteville was no longer in the NFL, having last played for Baltimore in 2017. But he had a plan to get back into the big league through the new... Read more
Bobby Petrino Chokes Up, Apologizes to Hog Fans in Little Rock Speech
UPDATED The Bobby Petrino saga just keeps taking new twists and turns. The coach responsible for the high point of Arkansas football’s SEC era, as well as its low point, and all the mostly depressing seasons since then — culminating in a Razorback program that is now one of the... Read more

Matt Jones: “You knew it was a big game for whatever reason but there never ever seemed like there was a connection between Arkansas and LSU … It was almost like it was a little bit forced on you.”

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I recently had the pleasure of writing a biographical feature on David Bazzel, one of the most well known personalities in Arkansas sport media and certainly its most versatile. “The Baz” has dabbled in everything from sports medicine and fitness column writing to sports anchoring and morning talk show... Read more
Whatever happened to former Auburn coach Gene Chizik? He’s still living in Auburn, for one. He doesn’t have any regrets, per se, about how his Tigers seemingly imploded following their 2010 championship. But if he could travel back in time he would do one thing differently, he tells me... Read more