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Nick Starkel Says UA Coaches Made Him Feel Like a Trashed “Old Toy”

Before starring at SJSU, the former Hogs quarterback endured a lot at Arkansas. He shares how Chad Morris and Joe Craddock hurt him.

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Hogs Linebacker Bumper Pool: “A ‘Club Dub’ Celebration is Never Acceptable”

Yes, Sam Pittman asked to “turn the damn jukebox” on after the Hogs’ big win. But his celebratory style is so different from Chad Morris’, as Bumper Pool explains.

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As New Coach, Ty Storey Follows Three Ex Hog Quarterbacks In North Arkansas
-Tommy Foltz and Evin Demirel UPDATED Ty Storey — the Arkansas native-turned-WKU Hilltopper who put the nail in the coffin of Chad Morris’ two seasons in Fayetteville —  is coming back to northwest Arkansas. Grimsley Junior High, a new school opening in Centerton, announced on Tuesday night that Storey... Read more
Nick Starkel Transfers to San Jose State, Keeps NFL Dreams Alive
-Tommy Foltz Nick Starkel arrived in Fayetteville last summer from Texas A&M with a big arm, a level of confidence bordering on cocky, and, of course, his “lucky” Justin Bieber T-Shirt. The second-year graduate transfer (confusing, I know) is now transferring to San Jose State. There is rich irony... Read more
Clint Stoerner: Hog Coaches “Dropped the Ball” on QB Situation
Clint Stoerner is most famous as the former Hogs quarterback who broke passing records while breaking hearts. In 1998, as a junior, he had an 8-0 Arkansas team on the brink of knocking off No. 1 Tennessee on the road, only to fumble the ball with 1:43 left after... Read more
Is KJ Jefferson Arkansas’ Next Star Dual-Threat QB?
True freshman KJ Jefferson is the most physically gifted quarterback at the University of Arkansas. Based on high school accomplishments, reports from Hog coaches and a stunning debut against Mississippi State, the 6’3″, 228-pound dual-threat dynamo projects to be the Hogs’ best run-pass threat at the position since Matt... Read more
John Stephen Jones: Arkansas’ Next Starting Quarterback?
In the past decade, Razorback quarterbacks have not done well against Nick Saban’s Alabama Crimson Tide. Then again, with the exception of stars like Trevor Knight and Trevor Lawrence, most pocket passers also struggle against his defense. In recent years, when playing for a non-powerhouse team, the necessary ingredient... Read more
Nick Starkel’s Horrid Performance Reignites QB Controversy
A week ago, SEC football analyst Clint Stoerner said there’s “no doubt” that Ben Hicks should be the Hogs’ starting quarterback. After the Hog quarterbacks’ showings on Saturday night, that looks like it will be the case very soon. Nick Starkel completed just seven of 19 pass attempts for... Read more