UA: John L. Smith Contract Negotiations 'Consistent' With Other Coaching Deals by Chris Bahn Posted 10/9/2012 10:20 am Updated 2 years ago Contract negotiations between John L. Smith and the University of Arkansas were consistent with the handling of other coaching contracts, an athletic department spokesman said Monday. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 20 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.