Arkansas Rumors & News

  • Razorbacks ‘part ways’ with WR D’Arthur Cowan

    College Football Talk "Pruning season across the college football landscape continues this holiday, with word that Arkansas is latest to shear a player from its roster. During a radio interview Thursday night, head coach Bret Bielema revealed that wide receiver D’Arthur Cowan is no longer a part of his football team...." July 05

  • Offensive lineman transfers to Arkansas from UNLV because of APR rule

    Yahoo! Sports "Cameron Jefferson is now an Arkansas Razorback. The former UNLV offensive lineman transferred to Arkansas Saturday and will be immediately eligible to play. He's eligible because UNLV is ineligible for a bowl game. “We're thrilled to add Cameron Jefferson to the Razorback football program,”..." June 02

  • Hogs move A.J. Derby from No. 2 QB to TE

    College Football Talk "In 2013, A.J. Derby served as the backup to starting quarterback Brandon Allen. A year later, it appears Derby is poised to be on the receiving end of Allen’s pass attempts. It was revealed Thursday that Derby, entering his final season of eligibility, has been moved from quarterback to tight..." April 11

  • SEC Outlook: A&M's potential 1-2 punch, Ole Miss pass rush and Vandy's 3-4

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The loss of Johnny Manziel and Ben Malena at Texas A&M opens the door for a pair of returning running backs to make their mark. Implementing new schemes, changing positions and coming back from injury are also what spring practice is about. RBs could supply Aggies with 1-2 punch With so much..." March 13

  • Clueless coach cites dead player in rules argument

    New York Post "Bret Bielema made an impassioned case in favor of the much-scrutinized proposal to slow down college offenses on Thursday night. And the Arkansas coach isn’t about to back down, despite a host of criticism from up-tempo, no-huddle coaches across the country. Bielema, speaking to the media..." February 22

  • Bret Bielema apologizes for 'death certificates' remarks

    CBSSports.com "Bret Bielema may not be a fan of the hurry-up-no-huddle offense, but he didn't waste a lot of time in offering an apology about recent comments he made, either. "It was brought to my attention that remarks I made yesterday evening while discussing a proposed rule change were unintentionally..." February 22

  • Arkansas announces the addition of Robb Smith as defensive coordinator

    CBSSports.com "Arkansas coach Bret Bielema introduced Robb Smith as the Razorbacks next defensive coordinator on Monday, filling a position that has been vacant since Chris Ash's departure last month. Smith spent four seasons on the Rutgers coaching staff, moving from special teams coordinator and linebackers..." February 12

  • Arkansas announces the addition of Robb Smith as defensive coordinator

    CBSSports.com "Arkansas coach Bret Bielema introduced Robb Smith as the Razorbacks next defensive coordinator on Monday, filling a position that has been vacant since Chris Ash's departure last month. Smith spent four seasons on the Rutgers coaching staff, moving from special teams coordinator and linebackers..." February 11

  • RB Alex Collins facing a one-week suspension at Arkansas

    CBSSports.com "Despite the disappointing 3-9 record in Bret Bielema's debut season at Arkansas , five-star tailback Alex Collins was the opposite of disappointing in his freshman campaign; the Fort Lauderdale product rushed for better than 1,000 yards and 5.4 yards per-carry despite opposing defenses..." February 10

  • New Ohio State co-defensive coordinator Chris Ash took a pay cut to leave Arkansas

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "What was it that persuaded Chris Ash to leave Arkansas for Ohio State? It wasn't money. According to the USA Today database of college football coaching salaries, Ash made $550,000 last season. According to an Ohio State football spokesman, the Buckeyes will be paying Ash $520,000. A..." January 24

  • Ohio State officially introduces Arkansas' Chris Ash as co-DC

    CBSSports.com "Chris Ash, the former Bret Bielema assistant at Wisconsin and Arkansas, was officially introduced as Ohio State's new co-defensive coordinator on Thursday. Ash, like Everett Withers before him, will lead the defense with Luke Fickell and coach the safeties. He has coached defensive backs and..." January 23

  • Predicting Destinations for Top 25 Uncommitted 2014 College Football Recruits

    Bleacher Report "Top uncommitted recruits are without a doubt the hottest commodities on the recruiting trail right now. At this point, many of the nation's best prospects have a decision on where they are going to college. Yet some recruits are still mulling their options. That means college coaches are..." January 20

  • Sources: Buckeyes hire Ash, Johnson

    ESPN.com "Ohio State once again has a full coaching staff, and its beleaguered defense has two fresh faces to get started on the overhaul on that side of the ball. The Buckeyes reached a deal Tuesday with Arkansas defensive coordinator Chris Ash, sources told ESPN's Joe Schad, and have officially..." January 16

  • Ohio St. to hire Chris Ash, Larry Johnson to defensive staff

    CBSSports.com "Urban Meyer might not care much for Bret Bielema. But it appears he can at least respect the job one of Bielema's assistants performed at Wisconsin and Arkansas -- enough so that Meyer has reportedly made him the Buckeyes' new co-defensive coordinator. Sports Illustrated and other outlets have..." January 15