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UALR, Arkansas State Women Lead Sun Belt West Predictions

by Sun Belt Media 10/23/2012 1:14 pm

UALR's Taylor Gault makes preseason first team while teammate Taylor Ford and Arkansas State's Jane Morrill takes slots on second team.

Red Wolves' Harrold Named Sun Belt Player Of The Week

by The Associated Press 10/16/2012 2:43 pm

Arkansas State linebacker Nathan Herrold has been chosen the Sun Belt Conference's defensive player of the week. The league announced Monday that Herrold was selected after being credited with 14 tackles and intercepting a pass in the Red Wolves' 36-29 win over South Alabama.

Nathan Herrold

by 10/16/2012 8:21 am

Arkansas State linebacker earns Sun Belt's defensive player honors.

Red Wolves' Qushaun Lee Looking For Repeat Performance Coming Off Career-Best Game

by Daniel McFadin 10/11/2012 10:00 am

Qushaun Lee didn’t miss a step. That was clear last Thursday when the sophomore linebacker turned in one of the best games of his two-year career. He led Arkansas State with 12 tackles, deflected one pass and had his first interception of the season against Florida International. ASU hopes for a similar performance Saturday against South Alabama.

USA Today Looks At Michael Dyer's 'Reshaping' At Arkansas Baptist

by Chris Bahn 10/10/2012 6:51 am

Football has always seemed to come easy for Michael Dyer. Where Dyer seems to have problems succeeding is off the field. Dyer, who dismissed at Arkansas State prior to the season after details of a traffic stop involving a gun and marijuana became public, can’t seem to stay out of trouble. Dyer is now at Arkansas Baptist, working on skills outside of football. It’s there that USA Today writer George Schroeder caught up with Dyer and the folks charged with helping him.

Red Wolves Linebacker Qushaun Lee Earns Weekly Sun Belt Defensive Honor

by Chris Bahn 10/8/2012 10:00 am

Qushaun Lee’s return for Arkansas State was an impactful one. Lee, a sophomore linebacker, tallied 12 tackles, intercepted a pass and broke up another in his first game back from a Sun Belt Conference-mandated, one-game suspension. His performance against Florida International landed him the SBC Defensive Player of the Week award.

Quick Turnaround Leads To Red Wolves Rapidly Working To Fix Issues Before FIU

by Daniel McFadin 10/3/2012 10:00 am

A short week means breakneck preparation. That is what Arkansas State (2-3, 0-1 Sun Belt) faces as the Red Wolves play their second conference game of the season at Florida International (1-4, 0-1) just five days after falling to Western Kentucky. Work for ASU began not too long after the final gun Saturday night. ASU prefers a fast tempo on offense and defense, but the speed with which the preparation has to happen this week is fast even for the Red Wolves.

Gus Malzahn Contract Includes Buyouts Ranging From $50,000 To $2.45 Million

by Chris Bahn 10/2/2012 9:28 am

Gus Malzahn’s contract with Arkansas State includes buyouts ranging from $50,000 to $2.45 million depending on who terminates the contract and how many years remain. Malzahn recently signed the contract, which runs through Jan. 31, 2017.

2-Minute Drill: Western Kentucky 26, Arkansas State 13

by Daniel McFadin 9/29/2012 11:41 pm

Western Kentucky rallies from a 13-0 halftime deficit to spoil Arkansas State's Sun Belt Conference opener. The game hinged on a bad punt as WKU went on to score 26 consecutive points.

Otis Kirk: A Look At The State Of Arkansas' Top Football Prospects For 2014 And 2015

by Otis Kirk, Hawgs247.com 9/27/2012 1:21 pm

Arkansas has made offers to six athletes in the state for the Class of 2013 and has commitments from five of them. This week, I want to look at some underclassmen in the state that Arkansas, Arkansas State and several out-of-state schools will have high on their recruiting lists in coming months. The state has some good prospects in both the Class of 2014 and 2015. Here is a look at some of the top prospects coming up:

Ranking The Red Wolves: Shoring Up Special Teams A Must Against Hilltoppers

by 9/27/2012 1:00 pm

There has been little margin of error in recent meetings between Western Kentucky and Arkansas State. Only nine points separate the two schools in their previous three meetings. In 2011 the Red Wolves left Bowling Green, Ky. with a 26-22 victory. A year earlier the Hilltoppers escaped Jonesboro with a one-point victory. ASU won 24-20 in 2009 at WKU. Because of that, special teams play could be critical when the two programs meet on Saturday.

Red Wolves 'Turning The Page,' Looking Forward To Opening SBC Play With Hilltoppers

by Daniel McFadin 9/27/2012 10:30 am

Arkansas State has its non-conference schedule out of the way. Now the real games can begin. The Red Wolves enter Sun Belt Conference play Saturday against Western Kentucky (3-1) in nearly the same position as last year. They’re 2-2 under a first-year head coach after facing two BCS schools, a down on its luck Memphis squad and an FCS opponent. Unlike last year, the Red Wolves begin league play as the defending Sun Belt champs. Their title defense begins against a Hilltoppers team that has become a proven threat in the Sun Belt, winning 10 of its last 12 games.

Bahn: Now Red Wolves Vs. Razorbacks Debate No Longer Confined To Offseason Radio

by Chris Bahn 9/27/2012 9:30 am

The question of whether Arkansas or Arkansas State will ever play football has typically been confined to the offseason. But it's becoming more than just talk radio filler. Arkansas Athletic Director Jeff Long was even asked about the policy Wednesday during a meeting of the Northwest Arkansas Touchdown Club.

Qushaun Lee

by Tre Baker 9/27/2012 8:34 am

ASU linebacker suspended by Sun Belt for Saturday's game.

Sun Belt Conference Suspends Arkansas State’s Qushaun Lee

by Sun Belt Media 9/26/2012 3:29 pm

The Sun Belt Conference announced today that Arkansas State’s Qushaun Lee has been suspended for the Red Wolves football game on Saturday, September 29 against Western Kentucky University.

Sun Belt Suspends WKU Safety Jonathan Dowling For ASU Game

by Associated Press 9/25/2012 9:45 am

The Sun Belt Conference has suspended Western Kentucky safety Jonathan Dowling for one game following his ejection from the Hilltoppers' win against Southern Mississippi.

3-And-Out: Red Wolves Using Young Playmakers; Aplin Playing Well Without 'Security Blanket'

by Chris Bahn 9/25/2012 9:30 am

Gus Malzahn doesn’t mind playing a freshman if he thinks the player can contribute. That’s why he hasn’t been shy about working young players into the mix during the non-conference portion of the schedule. And the youth movement has produced for Malzahn and the Red Wolves (2-2), especially on offense. From center Bryce Giddens to wide receiver J.D. McKissic and running backs Michael Gordon and Rocky Hayes and other first-year guys the contributions have been plentiful.

2-Minute Drill: Arkansas State 56, Alcorn State 0

by Daniel McFadin 9/22/2012 10:52 pm

Seven different Red Wolves scored and Arkansas State scored 42 points in the first half as it cruised to a non-conference victory in Jonesboro. The offense found its rhythm after a poor showing against Nebraska.

[VIDEO] Game Guide: Week 4: Razorbacks Try To Right Ship On ESPNU, Red Wolves On ESPN3

by Tre Baker 9/21/2012 10:15 am

He's down in the polls. He may not have the job he wants come next year. He's been teased about things said in front of the cameras. But John L. Smith is no Mitt Romney. After all, Romney still has a chance at beating his sport's reigning champion. Meanwhile, the Razorbacks face Rutgers on Saturday. Here's your guide to how you can catch the game you want to watch on television, radio or on the Web.

Bahn: David Oku Pays Back Opportunity With Effort For Red Wolves

by Chris Bahn 9/20/2012 3:00 pm

David Oku talks like a man who is glad to be back in college football. Watch Oku run and he looks like a guy who is glad to be back in college football. But if you really want to get a sense of how grateful Oku is to be back on the field, Red Wolves’ running backs coach Eliah Drinkwitz says you should see the guy practice.