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Tommy Tuberville Talks How To Win At A Place Like Arkansas With Bo Mattingly

by Chris Bahn 11/1/2012 1:55 pm

Texas Tech Coach Tommy Tuberville was mentioned as a candidate at Arkansas in 1998. His name came up against in 2007. So it’s no surprise that Tuberville, a Camden native, is getting attention as a potential candidate with this Razorback vacancy. Turberville, who is off to a 6-2 start with Texas Tech this season, recently visited with Bo Mattingly, host of Sports Talk. They discussed a number of topics, including the importance of recruiting and developing players at a school like Texas Tech (or Arkansas).

SEC Notebook/Power Poll: Alabama-LSU Showdown Highlights Weekend; East Is A Jumble

by Jim Harris 10/31/2012 3:24 pm

Last year, it appeared the whole world was watching (except for the fans focused on Arkansas and South Carolina) when No. 2 Alabama played host to No. 1 LSU in Tuscaloosa in week 10 of the Southeastern Conference season. Neither team managed a touchdown, but LSU managed to escape with a 9-6 overtime victor, only to lose the 1 vs. 2 rematch in the BCS Championship Game 21-0 in January in New Orleans. Though 'Bama is No. 1 and LSU is in the top 5, this Saturday night's matchup in Baton Rouge doesn't seem to be generating the incredible buzz of the last regular-season game — to be sure, even Ali-Frazier III didn't have the same impact worldwide that Ali-Frazier I did 40-something years ago — it's still THE game of the day in college football. So important is it to CBS this time that the network made sure no other SEC game would be played at night. Instead fans have the unusual scheduling of six SEC games kicking off before noon.

[GALLERY] Razorback Roundup: Ole Miss 30, Arkansas 27

by Chris Bahn 10/29/2012 9:56 am

A roundup of ArkansasSports360.com coverage of Ole Miss 30, Arkansas 27…

Report Card: Ole Miss 30, Arkansas 27

by Chris Bahn 10/28/2012 2:00 pm

WHAT WE LEARNED: So it was Kentucky and Auburn after all. Arkansas had put together a pair of impressive victories and seemed to have the season headed in the right direction against those teams, but it might have been the opponents more than the Razorbacks. Now the team needs three victories in its final four games — including three Top 25 opponents — to salvage bowl eligibility. Seems unlikely.

Bahn: No Redemption For Razorbacks, Just More Frustration In Little Rock Loss

by Chris Bahn 10/28/2012 7:38 am

There was no redemption in the Rock for Arkansas on Saturday. Instead, players got just another dose of disappointment. Rather than avenging an earlier loss at War Memorial Stadium, the Razorbacks were just frustrated by an Ole Miss field goal that sailed through the uprights as time expired in the Rebels' 30-27 victory.

Jim Harris: Wilson, Arkansas Leave Too Many Points On Field In Loss To Ole Miss

by Jim Harris 10/27/2012 5:59 pm

For yet another Ole Miss game at War Memorial Stadium, Arkansas was left mulling the “ifs.” It wasn’t as heartbreaking as the famed 1960 game decided on an official’s questionable call on a field goal. And it wasn’t as bad as the 1990 game here, where the Hogs outgained the Rebels 3 to 1 and still lost 21-17, denied at the goal line on the game’s final play. But it was close. This one also came down to the game’s final play, a 31-yard Bryson Rose field goal for a 30-27 Ole Miss win. The Razorbacks were left lamenting how many scoring opportunities were wasted by poor execution.

Jim Harris: Wilson, Arkansas Leave Too Many Points On Field In Loss To Ole Miss

by Jim Harris 10/27/2012 5:59 pm

For yet another Ole Miss game at War Memorial Stadium, Arkansas was left mulling the “ifs.” It wasn’t as heartbreaking as the famed 1960 game decided on an official’s questionable call on a field goal. And it wasn’t bad as the 1990 game here, where the Hogs outgained the Rebels 3-to-1 and still lost 21-17, denied at the goal line on the game’s final play. But it was close. This one also came down to the game’s final play, a 31-yard Bryson Rose field goal for a 30-27 win. The Razorbacks were left lamenting how many scoring opportunities were wasted by poor execution.

Jim Harris: Wilson, Arkansas Leave Too Many Points On Field In Loss To Ole Miss

by Jim Harris 10/27/2012 5:59 pm

For yet another Ole Miss game at War Memorial Stadium, Arkansas was left mulling the “ifs.” It wasn’t as heartbreaking as the famed 1960 game decided on an official’s questionable call on a field goal. And it wasn’t bad as the 1990 game here, where the Hogs outgained the Rebels 3-to-1 and still lost 21-17, denied at the goal line on the game’s final play. But it was close. This one also came down to the game’s final play, a 31-yard Bryson Rose field goal for a 30-27 win. The Razorbacks were left lamenting how many scoring opportunities were wasted by poor execution.

2-Minute Drill: Ole Miss 30, Arkansas 27

by Chris Bahn 10/27/2012 5:31 pm

Why Arkansas Lost: Mistakes doomed the Razorbacks, who put up big numbers on offense and made some critical stops on defense, but couldn’t seem to get out of their own way. Arkansas had a punt blocked which led to a touchdown and Tyler Wilson was intercepted twice, one of which led to an Ole Miss score. Arkansas held the Rebels to field goals on three drives, but couldn’t come up with stops when needed. Ole Miss ran its two-minute offense to perfection in the final 2:09, hitting a field goal as time expired to win the game and mark the first time since 1997 the Razorbacks lost two games in War Memorial Stadium.

AP: Razorbacks Eye Little Rock Redemption Against Ole Miss

by Kurt Voigt, The Associated Press 10/26/2012 2:55 pm

John L. Smith likes the change he has seen from Arkansas the last few weeks. The Razorbacks coach has enjoyed the much-needed two straight wins, but more than that he has seen an emotional rebound from what could have been a season-crushing, four-game losing streak. The wins have served to remind the Razorbacks (3-4, 2-2 Southeastern Conference) that they entered the season as a preseason top 10 team, ripe with championship expectations. The title hopes are gone, but Arkansas still has its sights set on a fourth straight bowl game and will look for another strong performance on Saturday against Mississippi (4-3, 1-2) in Little Rock.

Jim Harris: Arkansas-Ole Miss Matters More Than Anyone Would Have Thought In August

by Jim Harris 10/26/2012 12:30 pm

This season's key point for Arkansas has become Saturday's game in Little Rock with surprising, 4-3 Ole Miss. Arkansas, expected in the preseason to be a factor in the national championship picture, can get back to .500 (4-4) with a victory at War Memorial Stadium. Ole Miss can make its bowl hopes a lot more realistic with a win. Surely no one saw this Oct. 27 game as being meaningful when preseason practices began. The shape in which first-year coach Hugh Freeze found the Rebels had most observers wondering if they could handle Football Championship Subdivision opponent Central Arkansas in the opener. Houston Nutt's tenure ended with the Rebels on a 14-game SEC losing streak, and expectations for Ole Miss when the media, coaches and players convened at media days in July in Hoover, Ala., were that the skid would continue well into 2012.

Lady Rebels

by Tre Baker 10/25/2012 8:46 am

Ole Miss talks sanctions on its women's basketball team as turmoil takes over.

SEC Notebook/Power Poll: Hogs, Ole Miss Eye Bowl Eligibility; Mississippi State Tries To Join Elite

by Jim Harris 10/24/2012 2:06 pm

Divisional leaders clash in the Southeastern Conference's top games this weekend, while Arkansas and Ole Miss both seek to draw closer to bowl eligibility with their brunch-time matchup in Little Rock. Each team's coach said Wednesday during the SEC teleconference that he was trying to get a handle on how the open weekend might affect this week's performance. Arkansas Coach John L. Smith said the time off helped his 3-4 team heal "the bumps and bruises" and that Tuesday's practice was very good. Ole Miss' Hugh Freeze also said his team enjoyed the week to get over injuries but that the first practice back, on Tuesday, was sluggish.

Doc Harper: Arkansas Beating Kentucky Wasn’t A Surprise, Dominating Was A Shock

by Doc Harper 10/15/2012 9:00 am

These last two Arkansas games were definitely an improvement over the games in September. Even though Auburn and Kentucky are not good teams, those victories shouldn’t be discounted because of the level of opposition. It’s clear the Razorbacks are better than they were and fans have reason to be optimistic as the season goes on.

Saturday Roulette: Texas State Fair Edition; Can Razorbacks Extend Streak To … Two?

by Doc Harper 10/12/2012 9:30 am

Good news! It’s Red River Rivaly Shootout week, which, as mentioned last year, is my favorite non-SEC game of the year. I love the look of the red and orange side by side, two storied programs clashing, and the spectacle of the Texas State Fair surrounding the Cotton Bowl. The fair is known far and wide for its record of innovation and progress in the fried food arts. Like last year, Saturday Roulette will honor that hard work by wagering some of the new fried food debuting at the fair this year in lieu of betting our usual fantasy dollars. We had another good week last week, going 5-3. The season total is 26-21. We’re rolling! Here are this week’s winners:

The "Oh And" Teams

by Tre Baker 10/9/2012 8:44 am

Five SEC teams remain winless in the conference. There but for the grace of God...

Doc Harper: Auburn Victory Creates Opportunity For Razorbacks

by Doc Harper 10/8/2012 8:25 am

By beating Auburn, Arkansas has given itself a chance to turn around a season that started horribly. But the Razorbacks have to capitalize in their next three games if they want to wind up with a winning record and good bowl trip.

As Jeff Long Searches For Razorback Coach, Let's Look At Who His SEC Peers Have Hired

by Chris Bahn 10/3/2012 3:28 pm

Arkansas Athletic Director Jeff Long continues to evaluate his options for a new football coach. All options are on the table for Long, but in talking with him last week it seems his preference is to hire an existing college head coach. Long has not written off hiring a college coordinator or NFL coach/coordinator, but college head coaching experience is the priority. What have the most recent hires in the Southeastern Conference looked like? Below we review the hires made by the Razorbacks’ peers:

SEC Notebook: Struggling Frazier Not Running As Much For Auburn; Alabama, Georgia Top Power Poll

by Jim Harris 10/3/2012 1:00 pm

Moving from a special-situation quarterback in Gus Malzahn's offense as a freshman to the starting quarterback in new Auburn coordinator Scot Loeffler's attack has proven to be a difficult transition for Shiloh Christian product Kiehl Frazier. As a freshman, Frazier backed up Barrett Trotter and Clint Moseley, who were given more leeway in the passing game while Frazier was better suited for the zone-read running plays. He played in all 13 Tiger games, including a Chick-fil-A bowl victory over Virginia, and accumulated 343 rushing yards on 76 attempts (4.3 per carry). He lost only 16 yards all season. In 2012, Frazier has just 16 net yards rushing on 31 attempts.

Bahn: Coming Up With Positives In This Razorback Season Possible, But Takes Time

by Chris Bahn 10/2/2012 2:51 pm

Rarely in the five-plus months John L. Smith has been on the job at Arkansas have we found the coach speechless. Smith is almost never at a loss for words. Which has been part of the problem up to this point, right? He’s just been too darn comfortable in front of a microphone for a lot of the fan’s tastes. So the silence that preceded Smith’s answer to the final question at his Monday press conference was noteworthy.