Former Hogs Coach John L. Smith Nearer to Bankruptcy Settlement by Arkansas Business Staff Posted 8/12/2013 12:00 am Updated 4 years ago Former Arkansas Razorbacks football Coach John L. Smith has reached a settlement with his creditors who accused him of attempting to defraud them in his $40.7 million bankruptcy case. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 15 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.