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Rakeem Boyd Disrespected Team Captaincy by Quitting

Though Boyd had legit reasons, the bottom line is he accepted the captaincy for the regular season — not 80% of it, but 100% of it.

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Looking Back: Three of the Best Razorback Football Players Ever
The king of American sports is, undoubtedly, the NFL. It’s the pinnacle of pigskin in the U.S., with football-toting kids across Arkansas dreaming of playing in the Super Bowl and trying to carve their name into history by winning a diamond-encrusted championship ring. The bright lights, the millions watching... Read more
Rakeem Boyd Aims For D-Mac’s Crown As Hogs’  All-Time Greatest

The Hogs’ star running back says he’s primed for a season better than Darren McFadden’s 2007 masterpiece.

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UA Commit AJ Green Is Part D-Mac, Part Felix Jones, Otis Kirk Says
Over the decades, Arkansas football has taken plenty of elite talent from the Tulsa metro area. Felix Jones, a 2005 alum of Booker T. Washington High School, ranks near the top. Jones went on to set the Arkansas rushing record for yards per carry (7.6) and get drafted in... Read more
The Silver Lining In Darren McFadden’s Gut-Wrenching Arrest Video
In these aggravatingly sportless times, Razorback fans have pondered the past more than ever. All-timer questions such as “What is the best Hogs football team of the SEC era” and “Who are the best Pro Hogs ever?” dominate local media outlets and social media pages alike. Through it all,... Read more
Governor Asa Hutchinson Praises Rakeem Boyd For Returning to Arkansas
Arkansas running back Rakeem Boyd has also shown much love for Darren McFadden, the greatest tailback in Razorback history. Boyd has modeled his hard-running, slashing style after D-Mac, and wears the same jersey number — 5 — with great pride. Now, Boyd has a shot at joining McFadden near... Read more
Best Razorback Running Backs Ever: Year 1 to Year 2 Edition
The Arkansas Razorback football program has produced a constellation of stars who have each rocked the gridiron for well over 1,000 yards in a season. Only a small percentage of them burst onto the scene in a major way as first-year players. Those who did (e.g. Darren McFadden, Alex... Read more
Razorback Football Unleashes Sickest New Uniforms In Last Decade
Oh, yes. Heck yes. Today, the Razorback football program unveiled its best-looking new uniform design in more than a decade. “Bringing. That. Wood” it Tweeted in an homage to the jersey that Hogs great Darren McFadden wore after nearly single-handily destroying No. 1 LSU in three overtimes on the... Read more