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Louisville AD Would Match Salaries With 'Anybody In College' To Keep Charlie Strong

by Chris Bahn 10/4/2012 8:52 am

Louisville is prepared to spend whatever it takes to keep Charlie Strong. Not that Strong is thinking about leaving anytime soon. Strong's name has come up as a potential replacement at Arkansas, but comments made by the coach and his athletic director would suggest he might not be an option.

Life After Bobby Petrino? Louisville Knows It Well As WDRB.com Columnist Explains

by Chris Bahn 9/24/2012 6:00 pm

Arkansas' 1-3 start can be attributed to a number of factors. How big a role does not having Bobby Petrino as coach play? Columnist Eric Crawford of WDRB.com in Louisville has posted an insightful piece regarding life after Petrino. Louisville returned 10 starters on offense from an Orange Bowl team and finished .500 the year after he left for Atlanta. Is history repeating itself with the Razorbacks?

Saturday Roulette: A Razorbacks Loss Still Hurts When Your Fantasy Bets Are Winners

by Doc Harper 9/14/2012 8:58 am

Recovering from ULM 34, Arkansas 31 (OT) just in time for this week's fantasy bets. Look for Alabama to cover the spread, although Doc wouldn't complain if Arkansas proved him wrong.

Jim Harris: Spirit Of Arkansan Bear Bryant Runs Through Schnellenberger’s Veins

by Jim Harris 9/4/2012 3:30 pm

Howard Schnellenberger, now enjoying retirement in Boca Raton, Fla., after his last college football building job ended last season, reveres Paul “Bear” Bryant. The respect is easy to detect simply by listening to the way he goes on, stops, and adds yet another tidbit about the legendary coach, whose staff at Alabama including Schnellenberger in the rip-roaring 1960s, when Bryant returned Alabama to college football dominance.

Saturday Roulette: How To Use The Off-Season To Prepare Your Fantasy Bets

by Doc Harper 8/31/2012 9:00 am

Saturday Roulette returns for 2012. For the first week instead of picking games based on limited preseason knowledge, Doc chooses to use the shows he watched in the offseason to inspire his picks.

Former Washington Huskies DC Nick Holt Named To Razorbacks' Football Staff

by Chris Bahn 8/15/2012 12:02 pm

Arkansas has hired former Washington defensive coordinator Nick Holt as its on-campus recruiting coordinator. Holt has previously worked with John L. Smith at Idaho and Louisville. Smith calls his new hire a "tremendous addition."

Doc Harper: 5 College Football Coaches Arkansas Fans May Keep An Eye On In 2012

by Doc Harper 7/12/2012 10:45 am

No matter what happens on the field this fall, a constant subplot throughout the Razorbacks’ football season will be the ongoing coaching search. As is the norm for college football, there are already a few coaches frequently mentioned to be first in line on the coaching carousel in a few months.

USA Today Examines Bobby Petrino Situation, If He'll Get The Opportunity To Coach Again

by Chris Bahn 5/11/2012 8:00 am

Bobby Petrino can coach. He also has baggage. Do the negatives outweigh the positives with Petrino? And for how long? These are questions to consider after Petrino was fired byArkansas for a violation of his contract last month. These are questions that USA Today sets out to answer in an article examining Petrino and where he ranks among the (long) list of coaches who have gotten caught up in scandal.

Bahn: John L. Smith Content To Let His Razorback 'Coordinators Coordinate'

by Chris Bahn 4/27/2012 1:37 pm

Coordinator titles mean different things to different head coaches. Arkansas, for example, had two different offensive coordinators during Bobby Petrino’s four seasons. Both Paul Petrino and Garrick McGee were labeled as heads of the offense, but there was no doubt who called the plays during games and who had control of personnel decisions. There were even times Petrino was heavily involved on the defensive side of the football. It was an approach that worked for the Razorbacks, but not one to expect from John L. Smith.

The Bluegrass State

by Tre Baker 3/30/2012 10:17 am

Here's one UK fan who won't be donating any kidneys to Louisville fans soon.

Red Wolves Fall At Louisville, Score Lowest Output In School's History Since Shot Clock

by The Associated Press 11/22/2011 8:32 pm

Kyle Kuric scored 12 points and No. 7 Louisville beat turnover-prone Arkansas State 54-27 on Tuesday night in the lowest-scoring game for the Red Wolves since the shot clock was implemented in 1986.

Bahn: Regardless Of Rankings, Latest Razorback Commitment A Big One For Petrino

by Chris Bahn 8/23/2011 10:00 am

A handful of four- and five-star prospects have committed to Bobby Petrino since his first recruiting class in 2008. Taking all of those guys into consideration, there's an argument to be made that Petrino’s biggest high school commitment to date has yet to hit campus. In fact, the most notable player to agree to play for Petrino has a commitment that isn’t even binding until February. And he's "just" a three-star. Yet Ray Buchanan Jr., 59th-best cornerback in the country, is arguably the biggest get of Petrino’s career.

Recruiting 360: Ray Buchanan Jr. Becomes Commitment No. 16 For Razorbacks

by Chris Bahn 8/22/2011 9:30 am

Cornerback Ray Buchanan Jr. became the 16th Arkansas commitment for the class of 2012. Buchanan, son of former NFL all-pro defensive back Ray Buchanan, had offers from schools including Cincinnati, Louisville, Mississippi State and Illinois. Below we take a look at Buchanan and other commitments thanks to Hawgs247.com. Remember, commitments are non-binding until National Signing Day.

Bahn: Former Louisville Back Reminds Razorback Players, Fans To Trust Petrino

by Chris Bahn 8/13/2011 7:00 pm

Hope is hard to come by when the team’s best football player, an all-league talent and all-America candidate at running back is lost for the season. What seemed like a promising fourth season for Bobby Petrino, an opportunity to build a title contender where few thought it possible damaged right along with a star-in-the-making. That was the storyline nationally in 2006 when Louisville lost Michael Bush to a broken leg in the season opener. (What? You thought we were talking Knile Davis? We're getting there.)

Petrino: SEC Is 'Hard,' But Good Prep For Razorbacks

by Chris Bahn 6/6/2011 3:37 pm

Bobby Petrino is entering his fourth year in the Southeastern Conference. His opinion of the league has grown as he’s become more familiar with it. Petrino always admired the SEC from afar. While at Louisville he figured his teams there — 41-9 with an Orange Bowl victory in four seasons — could compete with college football’s best.


by Tre Baker 3/18/2011 9:01 am

It's tough being the first team to became "that" team.

Recruiting 360: Rivals.com Offers Position-By-Position Ranking Of Razorbacks, SEC

by Chris Bahn 2/11/2011 1:00 pm

Overall rankings of recruiting classes were complete before the fax machines had delivered the final letters of intent to schools like Arkansas. Recruiting services are now turning their attention to position-by-position evaluations. How did Arkansas fare?

Razorbacks' Pelphrey Returns to Freedom Hall in Louisville, Arkansas Faces Seton Hall

by Chris Bahn 12/8/2010 9:01 am

Growing up a Kentucky fan and eventually playing for the Wildcats, John Pelphrey doesn’t have great feelings for Louisville. It’s a traditional in-state rival and the Arkansas coach joked earlier this week the town is actually located in “southern Indiana. We don’t really claim that part of the state.” Still, Pelphrey has fond childhood memories of Louisville’s Freedom Hall. Pelphrey takes his Razorbacks there tonight for a game against Seton Hall.

Harris: A-State Red Wolves Have the One-Half-Per-Game Routine Down

by Jim Harris 10/2/2010 10:17 pm

What Steve Roberts wouldn't give for a complete game from his Arkansas State Red Wolves - a doubling of those 30-minute efforts that ASU has had in all four losses out of five games this season.

A-State Matchup With Louisville a Homecoming for Red Wolves as Well as Charlie Strong

by Jim Harris 10/1/2010 1:16 pm

Arkansas State will welcome back alumni for its annual football homecoming on Saturday night, while Louisville Coach Charlie Strong will be scanning the stands for familiar faces from the state as he tries to feel at home.