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A Look Back At What You Were Reading On ArkansasSports360.com: Top 11-20 Posts

by Chris Bahn 11/1/2012 11:16 am

ArkansasSports360.com has developed into a go-to source for breaking news and commentary since it launched in 2007. As we prepare for our Friday, 11:59 p.m. shutdown, let's look back at the posts that most interested you, the readers. Today we look at items 11 through 20 on our most-read list:

USA Today Looks At Michael Dyer's 'Reshaping' At Arkansas Baptist

by Chris Bahn 10/10/2012 6:51 am

Football has always seemed to come easy for Michael Dyer. Where Dyer seems to have problems succeeding is off the field. Dyer, who dismissed at Arkansas State prior to the season after details of a traffic stop involving a gun and marijuana became public, can’t seem to stay out of trouble. Dyer is now at Arkansas Baptist, working on skills outside of football. It’s there that USA Today writer George Schroeder caught up with Dyer and the folks charged with helping him.

Red Wolves

by Tre Baker 8/27/2012 8:36 am

ASU's Malzahn isn't hesitant to clean house before the season starts.

Malzahn Dismisses Red Wolves WR Earl Lucas

by Chris Bahn 8/26/2012 9:08 pm

Wide receiver Earl Lucas has been dismissed from the Arkansas State football team. Red Wolves Coach Gus Malzahn announced the dismissal Sunday. Lucas was kicked off the team less than 48 hours after Malzahn suspended defensive back Tres Houston for the season.

Jim Harris: LSU Will Survive Without 'Honey Badger' Tyrann Mathieu

by Jim Harris 8/10/2012 3:05 pm

As we learned throughout an amazing run for Tyrann Mathieu during his sophomore season as an LSU defensive back and punt returner, the "Honey Badger don't care," and this honey badger didn't care about team or school rules, so Mathieu is no longer part of the Tigers as of today. Not 30 seconds after the news broke at lunchtime Friday, Twitter was abuzz with national college football writers "rethinking" their choice of LSU as SEC and possibly national champion.

State Trooper Royce Denney Fired, Appealing Termination Following Michael Dyer Traffic Stop

by Tre Baker 8/2/2012 3:32 pm

Royce Denney, the Arkansas State Trooper who pulled over running back Michael Dyer in March for speeding is appealing his employment termination that was issued July 27. Colonel J.R. Howard of the State Police gave three reasons for Royce Denney's "termination of employment", all directly related to the Michael Dyer stop in White County.

Red Wolves' Malzahn Discusses Details Of Michael Dyer Dismissal At Arkansas State

by Daniel McFadin 8/1/2012 10:20 pm

Arkansas State Coach Gus Malzahn met with media on Wednesday. He addressed the recent dismissal of running back Michael Dyer and the circumstances that led the Red Wolves to cut ties with the talented Auburn transfer. Below is the statement:

Jim Harris: Arkansas State's Malzahn Mum About Michael Dyer Dismissal, Player's Future

by Jim Harris 7/31/2012 2:10 pm

Arkansas State football coach Gus Malzahn was true to his word that ended the prepared press release Sunday announcing the dismissal of 5-star running back Michael Dyer from the Red Wolves program. At the end of the two-sentence statement, Malzahn said he'd have no further comment. Not that the sudden dismissal, or the news of the release of an Arkansas State Police videotape of a March traffic stop of Dyer didn't beg a few questions.

Video: Arkansas State Police Reviewing Officer Conduct In Michael Dyer Traffic Stop

by Chris Bahn 7/30/2012 10:55 am

Arkansas State Police confirm "a personnel matter associated with the investigation of Trooper Denney" in a traffic stop involving former Arkansas State University football player Michael Dyer. Here's video of the stop and the full statement from the Arkansas State Police.

Michael Dyer

by Tre Baker 7/30/2012 9:19 am

Even in the Land of Opportunity, ASU player can't take advantage of second chances.

Jonesboro Sun: Dyer Dismissal At Arkansas State Likely Stems From March Traffic Stop

by Chris Bahn 7/30/2012 6:45 am

Running back Michael Dyer has been dismissed from the Arkansas State football team for a violation of team rules. ASU confirmed the dismissal in a statement from Coach Gus Malzahn.


by Tre Baker 7/27/2012 9:00 am

Another football player leaves the team under undisclosed circumstances.

Dyer Staying At Arkansas State For 2013 Season, Doesn't Plan To Enter NFL

by Chris Bahn 7/20/2012 1:15 pm

Michael Dyer plans to play for Arkansas State in 2013. Dyer met with media on Friday to discuss his plans after a pair of eligibility appeals were denied by the NCAA. Dyer said the two options he considered were to stay and play in 2013 or leave in the spring for the NFL.

Malzahn Tells ESPN A Decision On Dyer's Future At Arkansas State Coming Soon

by Chris Bahn 7/19/2012 12:55 pm

Michael Dyer won’t play for Arkansas State in 2012. Dyer might never suit up for the Red Wolves in a game at all. Coach Gus Malzahn indicated in an ESPN Radio interview on Thursday that the Auburn transfer was evaluating his future. Dyer was denied an eligibility waiver by the NCAA earlier this month.

Arkansas Boasts Long Tradition Of Producing Quality Running Backs

by Evin Demirel 7/16/2012 12:00 am

On a national scale, Arkansas high school football has always hit above its weight. And for nearly a century, the state’s best punch has been its running backs.

VIDEO: Guz Malzahn talks ESPN games, Michael Dyer and David Oku

by 7/14/2012 7:02 am

Gus Malzahn talks about the importance of playing big games on ESPN this season as well as the two controversial, but big-time, running backs that have appeared in Jonesboro this year.

Jim Harris: Michael Dyer's Case Notwithstanding, NCAA Must Revisit Transfers, Ineligibility

by Jim Harris 7/11/2012 1:30 pm

Arkansas State's football program held out faint hope that somehow the NCAA would grant a waiver giving Auburn transfer and Little Rock Christian product Michael Dyer immediate eligibility. The Sun Belt Conference could have used the publicity of a Heisman Trophy-worthy candidate suiting up for one of its teams in 2012. That the NCAA denied Dyer's waiver isn't the issue. It's that the NCAA takes a willy-nilly approach to transfers these days, forcing most players to sit a year if they transfer between Bowl Subdivision teams while coaches can come and go as they please.

Bahn: NCAA Appeal Denied, But No Denying Impact Michael Dyer Has Had On Red Wolves

by Chris Bahn 7/6/2012 3:05 pm

Michael Dyer won’t play for Arkansas State in 2012. If we’re being honest, there’s a chance Dyer might never play a down for the Red Wolves. Still, ASU has benefited tremendously from his transfer. Even if the guy never plays a down and jumps to the NFL in 2013, his presence has been big — in multiple ways — for Coach Gus Malzahn and Arkansas State.

Michael Dyer Denied Eligibility Waiver From NCAA, Will Not Suit Up For Red Wolves In 2012

by Chris Bahn 7/5/2012 3:09 pm

Michael Dyer will not be eligible to play for Arkansas State in 2012. Dyer, who transferred from Auburn, petitioned the NCAA for immediate eligibility, but the request was denied.

Auburn Transfer Michael Dyer 'Probably' Out For ASU Red Wolves In 2012

by Chris Bahn 5/7/2012 9:14 am

Running back Michael Dyer is unlikely to play for Arkansas State in 2012. That news comes courtesy of a Monday interview with the Smash Mouth Radio Show on 97.3 The Zone in Birmingham, Ala. ASU Coach Gus Malzahn told the hosts, including Birmingham News columnist Kevin Scarbinksy, that the Auburn transfer was unlikely to play this season, but would play for the Red Wolves in 2013. Scarbinsky’s tweet: “Gus Malzahn on the Smash Mouth Radio Network: Dyer probably will have to sit out this year at Ark State but he expects him to play in 2013.”