Tagged: john l. smith

Former Razorbacks Coach John L. Smith Gets Discharge in Bankruptcy Case

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/9/2013 12:00 am

It's still not clear how much Smith's creditors will receive. The trustee in the case, John T. Lee of Siloam Springs, didn't immediately return a call for comment. When Smith filed for bankruptcy protection in September 2012, he listed $1.3 million in assets.

Former Hogs Coach John L. Smith Nearer to Bankruptcy Settlement

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/12/2013 12:00 am

Former Arkansas Razorbacks football Coach John L. Smith has reached a settlement with his creditors who accused him of attempting to defraud them in his $40.7 million bankruptcy case.

Former Razorback Coach John L. Smith Settles Transfer Dispute in Bankruptcy Case

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/27/2013 12:00 am

Former Arkansas Razorbacks football coach John L. Smith reached a settlement with his bankruptcy trustee to return some of the money he gave away or received before he filed for Chapter 7.

John L. Smith Denies Concealing Assets in Bankruptcy

by Mark Friedman 3/8/2013 04:53 pm

Former Arkansas Razorbacks football Coach John L. Smith on Friday denied his creditors' allegations that he attempted to "hinder, delay or defraud" them in his $40.7 million bankruptcy case.

Former Razorback Coach John L. Smith Seeks To Limit Public Access to Bankruptcy Documents

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/25/2013 12:00 am

Upon further review, John L. Smith decided to withdraw a request that would have allowed his or his former business partners' attorneys to decide which documents tied to his Chapter 7 bankruptcy case would be marked confidential.

Creditor Alleges John L. Smith Tried to Conceal Assets in Bankruptcy

by Mark Friedman 2/12/2013 11:26 am

A creditor of the former Arkansas Razorbacks football Coach John L. Smith alleged in a lawsuit Monday that Smith attempted to "hinder, delay or defraud his creditors" in his $40.7 million bankruptcy case.

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

by Chris Bahn 1/16/2013 04:13 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.

Bankruptcy Trustee Flags John L. Smith's End Run Attempt

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/14/2013 12:00 am

Former Arkansas Razorbacks football coach John L. Smith last month tried to push through a motion in his Chapter 7 bankruptcy case that would have allowed his or his former business partners' attorneys to decide what documents or other evidence tied to his case are confidential.

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: 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.

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

by Chris Bahn 11/13/2012 02:04 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 09:54 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.

Arkansas Razorbacks Football Coach John L. Smith's $40 Million Mistake

by Mark Friedman 11/5/2012 12:00 am

John L. Smith's actions that led to his seeking Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection serves as a cautionary tale for those involved in LLCs who sign loan documents without first understanding the terms.

Jeff Long: Deferred Payments To John L. Smith Done With 'Retirement' in Mind

by Chris Bahn 10/15/2012 04:02 pm

Arkansas Athletic Director Jeff Long said Monday that allowing Razorbacks football Coach John L. Smith to defer portions of his salary was done with the coach's retirement in mind and not as an attempt protect assets from creditors.

Employment Contracts Protect the Promises

by Kate Knable 10/15/2012 12:00 am

The employment contracts of top executives across Arkansas specify performance-dependent bonuses, salaries and other benefits. Such legally binding contracts protect both employer and employee.

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.

UA: John L. Smith Contract Negotiations 'Consistent' With Other Coaching Deals

by Chris Bahn 10/9/2012 10:20 am

Contract negotiations between John L. Smith and the University of Arkansas were consistent with the handling of other coaching contracts, an athletic department spokesman said Monday.

UPDATE: Amid Chapter 7, John L. Smith Deferred 71 Percent of Pay

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/8/2012 11:16 am

USA Today reports that Razorbacks football coach John L. Smith has deferred 71 percent of his total pay, which could raise legal questions in his $40.7 million bankruptcy.

[VIDEO] Bahn: There's A Price To Pay For Razorbacks Losing To ULM, How Big Is It?

by Chris Bahn 9/11/2012 03:00 pm

Losing to a team like Louisiana-Monroe comes with a cost. Arkansas' hope here is that the losses are limited to dropping out of the AP Top 25 poll and failing to reap the benefits of the marketing value that comes with college football's most popular pregame show.

Bahn: 5 Questions To Ponder As Razorbacks Prepare For 2012 Fall Football Camp

by Chris Bahn 8/1/2012 11:15 am

Arkansas football players gave John L. Smith a standing ovation on the day he was introduced as coach. They loved his quirky personality and appreciated his willingness as an assistant coach to dole out either pats on the back or kicks in the butt as needed. How will they respond to him this season? There might be no bigger question hanging over the 2012 season, but there are others as well.