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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.

Former Razorback Coach John L. Smith Lands Job At Fort Lewis College

by Chris Bahn 1/16/2013 4:13 pm

John L. Smith has a new job lined up. Smith, who was on an interim, 10-month contract with the University of Arkansas football program, will take over as coach at Fort Lewis College on March 1.

Wall Street Journal: Study Values Razorback Football At $332 Million

by Chris Bahn 1/7/2013 10:50 am

What sort of value would Razorback football have if the program could be bought and sold like a pro franchise? We now have an idea thanks to a study conducted by Ryan Brewer, an assistant professor of finance at Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus.

Salary Figures Released For Four More Razorback Football Staff Members

by Chris Bahn 1/3/2013 1:37 pm

The Arkansas Razorbacks releases updated salary figures for its four most recent football coaching hires, and the total assistant compensation pool will likely exceed $3 million when the staff is finalized.

Cable Cutters, Election Fraud and John Glasgow: Arkansas Business' Top Read Online Stories in 2012

by Lance Turner 12/24/2012 12:00 am

A July story on how some Arkansans are ditching pay-television for online services like Netflix and Hulu is ArkansasBusiness.com’s most-read story of the year, according to traffic numbers from Jan. 1 to Dec. 17.

Arkansas Business: The Best & Worst News of 2012

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2012 12:00 am

There was good news and there was bad news in Arkansas in 2012. And in case you’ve forgotten the details, the Arkansas Business staff is here to remind you.

Forbes.com Ranks Razorbacks Among Most Valuable Football Programs, Predicts Dip In 2013

by Chris Bahn 12/19/2012 2:10 pm

Arkansas football is again recognized by Forbes.com as one of the 10 most valuable programs in college athletics with a value of $83 million. That's good enough for No. 10 on the list.

Partridge Named Razorback Defensive Line Coach, Agrees To $350,000 Salary

by Chris Bahn 12/18/2012 8:15 am

University of Arkansas defensive line coach Charlie Partridge will earn $350,000 annually, according to a letter of agreement released by the athletic department. Partridge, whose deal runs Jan. 2 until June 30, 2014, will join the Razorback staff after finishing the season with Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl.

Razorback Coach Bret Bielema’s Salary Puts Him at No. 4 in SEC

by Chris Bahn 12/17/2012 12:00 am

Bielema’s $3.2 million annual salary places him in rare company among the league’s football minds (not to mention No. 1 among the state of Arkansas’ highest-paid employees).

Bret Bielema Sold on UA’s Athletic Facilities

by Chris Bahn 12/17/2012 12:00 am

The University of Arkansas Athletic Department is carrying out various stages of a $320 million master plan for new building projects and upgrading existing facilities.

Arkansas Releases Salary Terms For Three Newest Razorback Assistant Coaches

by Chris Bahn 12/13/2012 3:20 pm

The University of Arkansas has released terms, including salary information for the first three assistant coaching hires by Bret Bielema.

Reports: Former Arkansas Coach Bobby Petrino Lands At Western Kentucky

by Chris Bahn 12/10/2012 12:13 pm

Bobby Petrino is no longer unemployed. Petrino, who was fired at Arkansas on April 10, will be announced as Western Kentucky's coach today at 4 p.m., according to multiple reports. Arkansas fired Petrino with cause following a review of the coach's relationship with staff employee Jessica Dorrell and his efforts to mislead the university about hiring her over 150-plus other applicants and paying her a $20,000 cash.

Bret Bielema Attracted To Razorbacks By Money Available To Assistant Coaches

by Chris Bahn 12/6/2012 9:45 am

How much money Bret Bielema will have to spend on assistant coaches remains to be seen, but the Razorbacks — one of the more thrifty-spending teams in the Southeastern Conference — can offer far more than what Wisconsin could.

Bret Bielema Deal With Razorbacks Worth $3.2 Million Annually Over Six Years

by Chris Bahn 12/5/2012 10:42 am

Arkansas coach Bret Bielema has signed a letter of agreement that will pay him $3.2 million annually for six years. Outlined in the letter is a buyout for firing Bielema that starts at $12.8 million in the first year.

UA Officially Names Bret Bielema of Wisconsin As New Razorbacks Football Coach

by Chris Bahn 12/4/2012 6:21 pm

Arkansas has hired Bret Bielema from Wisconsin to become the Razorbacks new football coach, the University of Arkansas has confirmed. Bielema will be introduced at a news conference at 4 p.m. Wednesday.

Democrat-Gazette Writers Post Conflicting Tweets On Razorback Coaching Search

by Chris Bahn 12/4/2012 1:22 pm

Coaching searches are one of the more challenging stories for sports journalists to cover. It can be a complicated and messy process trying to filter through what’s real and what isn’t. Credible information can be hard to come by, and sources often have agendas behind what they are willing to reveal. Which is how you wind up with this from the search for an Arkansas football coach:

University of Arkansas Analyzing Cost Of Razorback Stadium Expansion

by Chris Bahn 11/29/2012 5:02 pm

The University of Arkansas athletic department is studying the feasibility of expanding Reynolds Razorback Stadium, adding 5,000 seats to the north endzone. UA officials are looking at the potential cost of the expansion and have requested proposals from architects and contractors on the project.

University of Arkansas to Dedicate Statue of Frank Broyles

by Associated Press 11/13/2012 6:40 pm

The University of Arkansas has scheduled a ceremony to dedicate a statue in honor of former football coach and athletic director Frank Broyles.

Razorbacks' John L. Smith 'Optimistic' He Can Extend His Stay In Fayetteville

by Chris Bahn 11/13/2012 2:04 pm

It seems the writing is on the wall for Arkansas football Coach John L. Smith, who is making $850,000 on a 10-month contract. He took over a team ranked in the Top 10, but has overseen what ranks among the most disappointing years in Razorback history. But Smith says he hasn’t given up hope that he can stay in Fayetteville beyond the 2012 season.

Bobby Petrino's Dad Says Petrino Wants to Coach in Kentucky

by Lance Turner 11/8/2012 9:54 am

Former Razorbacks football coach Bobby Petrino wants badly to return to college football, and he wants to do it in Kentuckey, according to his father.