Tagged: gus malzahn

Guz Malzahn, The AP Coach of the Year

by Lance Turner 12/23/2013 02:03 pm

Guz Malzahn -- former Springdale High School coach, former University of Arkansas offensive coordinator, former head coach at Arkansas State University, and now head coach at Auburn University -- is your Associated Press Coach of the Year

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.

Arkansas Business: Best Quotes of 2012

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

From John L. Smith's pep talk to reporters to U.S. District Judge Bill Wilson's withering remarks to out-of-line prosecutors, they said it all in 2012.

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.

Despite Loss of Gus Malzahn, ASU Football Pushes Ahead

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

Arkansas State hires Bryan Harsin and keeps plans to keep focusing on improving its program.

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

by Chris Bahn 12/12/2012 08:38 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.

Mike Beebe: Surprised by Bret Bielema, Disappointed by Gus Malzahn

by Mark Carter 12/5/2012 11:29 am

Gov. Mike Beebe meets with reporters to discuss his trip to Washington D.C. to address the "fiscal cliff." But he wasn't about to get away without addressing the really important stuff.

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

by Chris Bahn 12/4/2012 05:13 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 02:05 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.

CORRECTED: Bobby Petrino's Exit Makes Mike Anderson Highest Paid State Employee

by Gwen Moritz 10/15/2012 12:00 am

The departure of Bobby Petrino as the University of Arkansas' head football coach means that the price tag on the highest-paid state employee has dropped by more than half.

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

by Chris Bahn 9/20/2012 03:00 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.

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

by Chris Bahn 5/18/2012 04:45 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 06:50 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 03:31 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 07:45 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?

Speaking Out: A Roundup Of Early Reaction To Arkansas State Hiring Auburn's Gus Malzahn

by Chris Bahn 12/14/2011 08:10 am

Gus Malzahn to Arkansas State is happening. Malzahn, the Auburn offensive coordinator, will be named the Red Wolves head coach at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. A press conference is set for the ASU Convocation Center. Before the official announcement, the move already has garnered regional and national media reaction. Below we offer a Speaking Out roundup of reaction to Malzahn's move: