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3-And-Out: Razorback Fullback Kiero Small To Undergo Foot Surgery, Linebackers 'Rusty'

by Chris Bahn 9/6/2012 8:29 pm

Arkansas fullback/linebacker Kiero Small will undergo surgery for a foot injury. Coach John L. Smith confirmed the injury in a statement and said there is no timetable for Small’s return. Smith said the injury occurred in a “non-contact” portion of Wednesday’s practice.

3-And-Out: Move Behind Hamilton Productive For Herndon, Razorbacks Hoping ULM Blitzes

by Chris Bahn 9/5/2012 7:25 am

Being asked to work at the same position as Cobi Hamilton doesn’t seem like a way to guarantee more catches or additional playing time. Still, junior Javontee Herndon was open to playing behind Hamilton, a senior preseason all-conference pick. Herndon felt more comfortable at the “Z” position with Hamilton than at “X” where he began preseason camp as a starter.

Otis Kirk: Traditional Lack Of Defensive Prospects In State Hurting Petrino, Razorbacks

by Otis Kirk, Hawgs247.com 1/5/2012 10:00 am

One of the problems with the Arkansas defense, and by no means is it the lone issue, is that the state simply doesn't produce very many SEC-type defenders. Arkansas doesn't produce a large number of SEC recruits as it is, but when you start narrowing it down to defensive recruits the pickings are even slimmer.

3-And-Out: Newcomers Looking Forward To Merging With Razorback Vets, Ollison Adjusting To New Role

by Chris Bahn 8/8/2011 7:59 am

Arkansas’ newcomers know no matter how well they seem to have adjusted to practice, things likely become very different today. No longer will coaches hold split workouts for the newbies and redshirts, while veterans (and accelerated newcomers) work at a different time. Both groups combine for one practice on Monday at 6. Sunday was essentially the last instruction time the newcomers will get separated from the veterans.

Otis Kirk's Recruiting 360: Razorbacks Build 2011 Class With Top In-State Talent

by Otis Kirk HawgSports.com Recruiting Analyst 2/3/2011 11:15 am

Arkansas signed 30 new recruits on Wednesday, including seven from Arkansas. The seven in the state this year include two 4-star recruits on Rivals.com. Fayetteville quarterback Brandon Allen (6-foot-2, 214 pounds, 4.7 in the 40-yard dash), and Springdale Har-Ber offensive tackle Brey Cook (6-7, 314, 5.2). Allen and Cook are among the best in the nation at their positions, according to Rivals.com.

Otis Kirk's Recruiting 360: Arkansas Will Entertain a Host of Football Recruits This Weekend With Few Slots Left

by Otis Kirk, HawgSports.com Recruiting Analyst 1/13/2011 1:08 pm

Arkansas will host over two dozen recruits this weekend, with prospects from all around the nation slated to be on the Fayetteville campus. One less-familiar among the recruits visiting is St. Augustine (Fla.) fullback Tarek Odom. Odom is also considering Florida State, Arkansas State, Florida International and Eastern Michigan. Arkansas' Kris Cinkovich is the lead recruiter on Odom.

Otis Kirk's Recruiting 360: Hogs Hope Remaining Commitments Shore Up Defensive Needs

by Otis Kirk, HawgSports.com Recriting Writer 1/6/2011 1:25 am

The Allstate Sugar Bowl showed that while Arkansas' defense has improved significantly since Bobby Petrino took over as head coach of the Razorbacks, the talent level must continue to increase. Arkansas has made the defensive side a priority in recruiting since Petrino's arrival, and this year's commitments show that's the case again with such pickups as cornerback Tevin Mitchel.

Recruits To Watch: Razorbacks’ Staff — and Others — Finding State’s Class of 2011 Very Appealing

by Otis Kirk, HawgSports.com Recruiting Analyst 7/12/2010 12:00 am

Arkansas signed five in-state football recruits in February in what was considered a down year for Division I talent in the Natural State. But much can change in a year, and it has in regard to the amount of big-time talent in the state.