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Inside Story: How Arkansas State vs Arkansas Happened

Arkansas athletic director Hunter Yurachek said he got push back from some UA power brokers on the way to this historic game.

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Bill Bergey, A-State’s Greatest Player, Admits He Suffered In Jonesboro
Aside from Ron Solt, two of the three best Philadelphia Eagles to ever wear No. 66 had Arkansas ties. Bobbie Williams starred for the Razorbacks in the late 1990s, earning second team All-SEC honors in 1999 before being drafted by Philadelphia in the second round of the 2000 NFL... Read more
A-State Fans Let Loose On Red Wolves-Hogs Transfer Jerry Jacobs
For the most part, recent relations between the two biggest programs in the state of Arkansas have taken a kinder, gentler turn. 2019, after all, was the year that Razorbacks and Red Wolves leaders openly discussed scheduling a football game between the schools. Athletic directors Hunter Yurachek and Terry... Read more
Razorback Nation Consoles Grieving Red Wolves Nation
On the surface, the Razorbacks-Red Wolves has been one defined by conflict and the potential for conflict. For decades, the dominant theme surrounding the two schools has been why they don’t play in football, and to what degree it would divide the state if they did. Through the thousands... Read more
The below article originally published in the June issue of Arkansas Money & Politics  When it comes to big-time college sports, Arkansas State University and the University of Arkansas rarely operate on a level playing field. The Razorback athletic department pulls in nearly seven times more total revenue than... Read more