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Jim Harris: Haynes Promises Hogs Will Be Known For More Than Offense

by Jim Harris 5/11/2012 2:00 pm

In front of several hundred Razorback Club members in Heber Springs, Paul Haynes had the magic words to turn a quiet crowd still shaken over the Bobby Petrino firing into one ready for the football season's first kickoff. Haynes, the new UA defensive coordinator who arrived before the Cotton Bowl win over Kansas State and who joined basketball coach Mike Anderson for the club meeting Thursday night, said: "We’re not just going to be known for offense around here, anymore. We’re going to be known for toughness. We’re going to be known for defense. We’re going to be known for championship football. That’s the bottom line." No one thought for a second he was just blowing smoke, either.

Jim's Notebook: Razorbacks Continue Search For Front-Line Help; Anderson, Haynes Hit Heber Springs

by Jim Harris 5/8/2012 3:00 pm

The newest name to surface in the Arkansas basketball team's search for front-line help is Coty Clarke, a 6-foot-7, 225-pound power forward from Birmingham, Ala., and Lawson State Community College. Coty reports offers from Auburn, Georgia, Mississippi State, Southern Mississippi, Georgia and Bradley, and Memphis and UAB have shown interest. Clarke visited Georgia in late March. Meanwhile, UA Coach Mike Anderson and football defensive coordinator Paul Haynes are set to appear in Heber Springs on Thursday night.