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Arkansas State Loses Football Coach Bryan Harsin But Gets Payday

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/16/2013 12:00 am

It’s not the best way to generate revenue, but Arkansas State University doubled its investment after losing its third head football coach in three years.

Red Wolves Foundation Of Arkansas State Names Carter Ford Executive Director

by Chris Bahn 1/18/2013 10:27 am

Arkansas State University’s athletic department has a new name and new leader for its fundraising arm. Carter Ford has been named executive director of the Red Wolf Foundation. Formerly the organization was named the Red Wolf Club.

Arkansas State Taps Texas Offensive Coordinator Bryan Harsin As New Football Coach

by Chris Bahn 12/12/2012 8:38 am

Arkansas State is expected to name Texas co-offensive coordinator Bryan Harsin as its next football coach today. A 2 p.m. press conference is scheduled in Jonesboro to announce the new coach. Harsin, 35, is the hire, according to multiple sources.

[Update] Gus Malzahn Leaves Arkansas State To Reunite With 'Auburn Family'

by Chris Bahn 12/4/2012 5:13 pm

Arkansas State Coach Gus Malzahn is expected to be named the coach at Auburn, according to a source. Malzahn has been at ASU less than a year after leaving Auburn where he served as offensive coordinator.

Arkansas State University Win Could Net Gus Malzahn SBC Title, $50,000 Bonus

by Chris Bahn 11/26/2012 2:05 pm

A Sun Belt Conference title isn’t the only thing on the line Saturday for Arkansas State Coach Gus Malzahn. Malzahn could earn a $50,000 bonus if the Red Wolves beat Middle Tennessee State and win the league championship.

Bahn: Arkansas State's Malzahn Pitches Vision For Red Wolves In Statewide Speaking Tour

by Chris Bahn 5/18/2012 4:45 pm

Arkansas State Coach Gus Malzahn made 15 stops in 14 different towns and covered approximately 1,100 miles working to promote the Red Wolves earlier this week. ArkansasSports360.com was with Malzahn for the final day of the trip, which included stops in Bryant, Pine Bluff, El Dorado, Fordyce and Hot Springs. There were few signs of fatigue for the coach throughout Thursday’s final day of the trip.

Bruins QB, Landers Award Winner Knighten Commits to Arkansas State Red Wolves

by Chris Bahn 1/14/2012 6:50 pm

Pulaski Academy quarterback Fredi Knighten has committed to Arkansas State. Knighten, named earlier this week as the Landers Award winner as the top high school player in the state, announced his decision via Twitter.

Bahn: Red Wolves Embracing Bold Vision For The Future; Shanita Arnold Returns 'Home'

by Chris Bahn 12/16/2011 3:31 pm

With the Sun Belt Conference champion Red Wolves headed to the GoDaddy.com Bowl looking for an 11th win, quarterback Ryan Aplin now knows what the program is capable of achieving. So, when new Arkansas State coach Gus Malzahn — hired Wednesday to replace Hugh Freeze – began talking about turning the program into a consistent Top 25 program, the Red Wolves starting quarterback wasn’t caught off guard.

Bahn: Opportunity Too Much For Arkansas State, Malzahn To Pass Up

by Chris Bahn 12/14/2011 7:45 pm

Knowing where Gus Malzahn was a year ago, ASU Athletic Director Dean Lee was still a little stunned that ASU had just landed him as its 28th head coach. Lee’s reaction post-Malzahn press conference was no different than most of the college football following public. Everybody was trying to make sense of how Malzahn wound up at Arkansas State, a school that won the Sun Belt title outright for the first time since joining the league. Could Lee have imagined hiring Malzahn was possible a year ago or, heck, even a week ago?

Peterson Scores 19 As Red Wolves Beat UCA Bears

by The Associated Press 12/10/2011 11:00 pm

Brandon Peterson had 19 points and nine rebounds to help Arkansas State beat Central Arkansas 71-64 Saturday night in a renewal of an old rivalry. Peterson was 6 of 8 from the field and 7 of 8 from the free-throw line.

Illinois 'Cautious' As ASU Red Wolves Visit To Open 2011 Football Season

by The Associated Press 9/1/2011 10:45 am

Last year, Illinois opened the season in an NFL stadium against Missouri, a Big 12 team that has made a habit of making it to a bowl game. This week, the Illini are getting ready for their opener against Arkansas State, a middling team from the Sun Belt Conference — an opponent that so far has underwhelmed the ticket-buying public. But Illinois' players, some of who were talking openly a couple of weeks ago about getting to a quality bowl, now say they're putting those thoughts aside to focus on the Red Wolves alone. Call the Illini cautious as they get ready to open the season Saturday in Champaign.