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  • Transferring kicker from Duke commits to Arkansas

    Saturday Down South "National Signing Day for the class of 2020 has come and gone, but Arkansas picked up another commitment from a player who can contribute this fall. AJ Reed, a departing Duke kicker who will join the Razorbacks as a graduate announcement, announced his pledge to the Hogs on..." February 07

  • Four-star dual-threat QB Malik Hornsby chooses Arkansas

    247 Sports "Missouri City (Texas) Fort Bend Marshall quarterback Malik Hornsby has committed to Arkansas. Hornsby, 6-3, 180, is a four-star recruit who chose the Razorbacks over Baylor, Texas A&M and Purdue, but the one-time North Carolina commit’s offer list also included..." February 06

  • Arkansas adds transfer linebacker

    247 Sports "Oklahoma linebacker Levi Draper has committed to transfer to Arkansas. Draper, a redshirt-sophomore who will graduate in May, announced his decision at approximately 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday. He made an unofficial visit to Fayetteville last Saturday. "I want to..." February 04

  • Clemson grad transfer to visit Hogs this weekend

    Whole Hog Sports "Clemson grad transfer defensive tackle Xavier Kelly is expected to make an official visit to Arkansas this weekend. Kelly, 6-4, 305 pounds, had 26 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery in 256 career snaps over 28 games at Clemson. He was a..." February 01

  • Maryland adds transfer tailback Jordan Castleberry, recruit flips commitment to Arkansas

    The Diamondback "As Maryland football lost one running back commitment to Arkansas, coach Mike Locksley picked up an additional backfield option through the transfer portal Thursday. Three-star tailback Ebony Jackson announced on Twitter he would be joining the Razorbacks next season. He..." January 23

  • Arkansas Lands Quarterback Feleipe Franks

    KNWA "Former Florida quarterback Feleipe Franks has committed to Arkansas.  Franks, 6-6, 238, committed to Arkansas following an official visit to Arkansas this past weekend. He becomes the first quarterback in the Class of 2020 to pick the Hogs. He made his announcement on..." January 20

  • Oklahoma lands 4-star QB Chandler Morris, son of former Arkansas coach

    NBC Sports "Just days after suffering a blow in the Class of 2021 with the decommitment of a five-star quarterback, Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley is welcoming a new QB to the Sooners this year. Four-star quarterback Chandler Morris gave his commitment to the Sooners for the Class of..." January 02

  • Arkansas WR Deon Stewart arrested on DWI charge

    Whole Hog Sports "Arkansas receiver Deon Stewart was arrested by a Cherokee Village police officer early Saturday morning and charged with driving while intoxicated after being pulled over for driving left of center. He was booked into the Sharp County jail at 3:17 am and bonded out shortly before..." December 31

  • Former Arkansas DE Collin Clay announces transfer destination

    Saturday Down South "A one-time highly regarded recruiting prospect for Arkansas has announced his transfer destination, and it’s much closer to home. Collin Clay, a 6-foot-5 and 285-pound defensive end, played in 11 games for the Razorbacks in 2019, and made 17 tackles, including five solo. The..." December 31

  • Arkansas names former Florida State OC Kendal Briles to same position

    CBS Sports "Arkansas coach Sam Pittman announced a big addition to his staff on Monday when it was announced that Kendal Briles will be the new offensive coordinator of the Razorbacks. Briles, 37, spent last season as the offensive coordinator at Florida Stateunder former coach Willie..." December 23

  • Georgia paying Matt Luke substantial salary as OL coach

    247 Sports "Georgia spared no expense in luring Matt Luke to its coaching staff as the offensive line coach and associate head coach. According to information obtained by Dawgs247 via an open records request under the Freedom of Information Act, Luke will make $900,000. The length of the contract..." December 14

  • Former Mizzou coach Barry Odom to join Arkansas as defensive coordinator

    Kansas City Star "Former Missouri Tigers coach Barry Odom has a new home — and it’s somewhere Mizzou fans know well. On the Paul Finebaum Show, Arkansas coach Sam Pittman said Odom was driving down to Fayetteville to join his staff. " December 13

  • Arkansas hires Georgia offensive line coach Sam Pittman to take over Hogs

    SI "Sam Pittman, a former assistant coach at Arkansas, will be the next head football coach for the Razorbacks, the school announced Sunday. Pittman was the assistant head coach, offensive line coach and recruiting coordinator at Arkansas from 2013–15 before joining Kirby Smart..." December 09

  • FAU reportedly planning to offer Lane Kiffin a raise amid Arkansas rumors

    Larry Brown Sports "Lane Kiffin has been heavily linked to the Arkansas head coaching vacancy, and there are some who believe he would welcome the opportunity to coach in the SEC again. However, it is also possible that Kiffin will take advantage of all the speculation and parlay it into a raise from his current..." December 05

  • Arkansas visits FAU coach Lane Kiffin to discuss open Razorbacks' coaching job

    Palm Beach Post "Lane Kiffin could be headed back to the Southeastern Conference. The Palm Beach Post has confirmed multiple reports that Florida Atlantic head coach Lane Kiffin met with the University of Arkansas officials on Sunday to discuss the Razorbacks’ coaching..." December 04

  • Report: Arkansas hit by mumps, '15 or so' players, coaches could miss game vs. Missouri

    Sportsnaut "Now here’s a bit of unexpected news in this modern age: The Arkansas Razorbacks may be without “around 15 or so” players “and a few coaches” Friday against Missouri due to the mumps. This news comes by way of Josh R Nabors of ESPN Radio. " November 29

  • College football recruiting: The quarterbacks to know ahead of the 2019 early signing period

    CBS Sports "As we survey the teams circling the College Football Playoff, it's clear the importance of landing the blue-chip quarterback in today's modern, offense-friendly football. Ohio State has Justin Fields, LSU has Joe Burrow, Clemson has Trevor..." November 27

  • LSU coach Ed Orgeron with utterly savage quote

    Sportsnaut "The LSU Tigers (No. 1 in the nation) pasted SEC foe Arkansas, 56-20 on Saturday, but they weren’t in a celebratory mood afterward. LSU coach Ed Orgeron was asked why the Tigers didn’t celebrate.  His response was both savage and legendary: “There wasn’t..." November 24

  • Butch Jones being considered for Arkansas job

    Larry Brown Sports "Arkansas is looking for a new head coach after firing Chad Morris on Sunday, and a former SEC head coach has been considered for the job, according to a report. Steven Godfrey said on 104.5 The Zone Thursday that Jones is being considered and his name is “being tossed around by..." November 14

  • Auburn preparing in case Gus Malzahn leaves for Arkansas job

    Larry Brown Sports "Gus Malzahn is once again among the hottest names being linked to the Arkansas head coaching vacancy, and Auburn officials apparently believe there is a chance Malzahn will leave to take the job this time. According to a report from SportsbyBrooks, the Auburn Board of Trustees has..." November 12

  • Report: Gus Malzahn could be Arkansas’ preferred choice for head coach job

    Larry Brown Sports "As the Arkansas Razorbacks embark on another head coaching search, a big name from their last coaching search seems likely to re-emerge in the rumor mill. According to Bruce Feldman of The Athletic, Auburn coach Gus Malzahn may be the favorite, at least from Arkansas’ point..." November 11

  • Chad Morris axed after 4-18 start at Arkansas

    National Post "Arkansas fired head coach Chad Morris after just 22 games on Sunday. The move comes on the heels of a 45-19 home loss to Western Kentucky on Saturday, the 18th defeat since Morris, 50, took over for the Razorbacks in December 2017. “As part of my continued evaluation,..." November 11

  • Arkansas fires coach Chad Morris after abysmal first two seasons with Razorbacks

    CBS Sports "Arkansas needs a new coach ... again. The Razorbacks have fired head coach Chad Morris in the middle of his second season. The university announced a "change in leadership" on Sunday just 22 games into the Morris era. 5News in Fayetteville first reported the news and..." November 10

  • Grandson of Arkansas alum, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones to start at QB for Razorbacks

    Arkansas Fight "Now firmly on the hot seat, Arkansas head coach Chad Morris has the final desperate move to save his job: he’s benched both of his transfer quarterbacks in favor of redshirt freshman John Stephen Jones. On the team depth chart released today, true freshman K.J. Jefferson is..." November 04

  • Smoking Hot Arkansas Fan Caught Wearing No Pants In Stands During Texas A&M Game

    Total Pro Sports "The Arkansas Razorbacks were in tough for today’s SEC battle against the 23rd-ranked Texas A&M Aggies. Looking to get their first win in conference play this season, the home fans at AT&T Stadium were pulling out all the stops. For one Razorbacks fan, that meant trying..." September 28

  • Arkansas paid San Jose State $1.5 million to beat them

    Larry Brown Sports "There are few things worse in the college football world than paying a small-time program major money to come beat you, but that’s what happened to Arkansas on Saturday. The Razorbacks paid San Jose State $1.5 million to visit Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium in..." September 22

  • Arkansas names Nick Starkel new starting QB vs. Colorado St.

    Dallas Morning News "For the first time since 2017, Nick Starkel is no longer on the bench. Arkansas head coach Chad Morris announced Monday the Razorbacks will start Starkel, a graduate transfer from Texas A&M, this Saturday against Colorado State in favor of Ben Hicks, a graduate transfer from..." September 11

  • Bobby Petrino says he wants to coach again, apologizes for Arkansas scandal

    USA Today "Former Louisville coach Bobby Petrino said he still wants to coach, praised quarterback Lamar Jackson and apologized for the scandal that cost him his Arkansas job during his first public comments since he was fired at Louisville last November. Petrino, in his first visit back to..." September 10

  • Razorbacks Name Ben Hicks Starting Quarterback For Season Opener

    5 News Online "The competition played out a whole lot longer than most fans would have liked but Arkansas has its starting quarterback for the first game of the season. The Razorbacks announced Ben Hicks will be the starter for the Aug. 31 season opener against Portland State. He beat out Nick..." August 26