Tagged: peyton hillis

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.

Madden Curse

by Tre Baker 3/15/2012 8:56 am

Peyton Hillis takes his talents to Raytown.

Running Back Peyton Hillis Parts Ways With Cleveland, Signs With Chiefs

by The Associated Press 3/14/2012 10:34 pm

After a season of injuries, illness and sour feelings over a contract extension that never seemed to get signed, former Arkansas Razorback Peyton Hillis and the Cleveland Browns have gone their seperate ways.

Reports Of Hillis Considering CIA Continue Weird Year For Former Razorback

by Chris Bahn 3/2/2012 9:49 am

What a weird year for the former Conway High star and Arkansas running back. Madden Cover. Standing up kids at Halloween. Sitting out games either because of sickness or unhappiness over his contract. And now stories of contemplating quitting football for the CIA?

Jim Harris: Landers Award Caps Fantastic Season for 'Fast' Fredi Knighten

by Jim Harris 1/13/2012 7:22 am

KATV, Channel 7 sports anchor Steve Sullivan, who has a penchant for dubbing his "Friday Night Heroes" with nicknames, as Pulaski Academy quarterback Fredi Knighten on Thursday night which one he liked best: "Lightnin'" Fredi Knighten or "Fast" Fredi. "Oh, it really doesn't matter," said the reserved Knighten, Pulaski Academy's record-breaking quarterback of the past two seasons. Call him Landers Award winner Fredi Knighten now.

2011 Upon Further Review: Most Read Items On ArkansasSports360.com

by Chris Bahn 12/27/2011 9:00 am

What drew the attention of ArkansasSports360.com readers in 2011? Here's a look at our most read items for the year overall and in a number of categories. Need to get caught up on a big story? Want to relive a favorite moment? Here's your chance...

Peyton Hillis

by Tre Baker 11/15/2011 8:52 am

For the fifth consecutive week, the Cleveland Browns won't have their running back.

Homegrown Heroes: Browns Veterans Host 'Intervention'-Style Meeting With Hillis

by Chris Bahn 11/8/2011 11:00 am

Peyton Hillis is beginning to lose his teammates in Cleveland. Hillis has struggled with injury and public perception this season in the midst of a contract dispute with the Browns. The Madden ’12 cover player has been taking a hit nationally and is now struggling in his own locker room. Here’s more from Yahoo Sports!:

Hillis Apologizes For Missing Halloween Appearance For Kids

by Chris Bahn 11/2/2011 4:57 pm

This just is not Peyton Hillis’ year. Hillis has struggled with injury. He’s in stalled contract negotiations with the Cleveland Browns. Now his public image is taking a hit. Hillis reportedly missed a Halloween party for 50 kids at a Cleveland area Boys and Girls Club. Not surprisingly the former Razorback has been criticized for the no-show, which he later pinned on his management.

Peyton Hillis Gets Married In Northwest Arkansas

by 10/27/2011 3:47 pm

Peyton Hillis’ season hasn’t been all bad, apparently. Hillis, who has struggled with injury and a contract dispute with the Cleveland Browns, got married in Northwest Arkansas this week. Hillis and Amanda Brown purchased a marriage license in Benton County this week and had a reception in Fayetteville on Tuesday night.

Homegrown Heroes: Hillis, McFadden, Jones All On Shelf With Injuries

by Chris Bahn 10/25/2011 9:37 am

Early in the NFL season this seemed like the year Peyton Hillis, Darren McFadden and Felix Jones would share some headlines for success. But the trio who shared the backfield at Arkansas from 2005-2007 is going through a rough spot.

Cleveland Browns

by Tre Baker 10/24/2011 8:49 am

Peyton Hillis' absence called a "distraction" by Coach Pat Shurmur.

Homegrown Heroes: Injury, Limited Production Dogging Browns' Hillis

by Chris Bahn 10/19/2011 8:00 am

Peyton Hillis isn’t on the trading block. But he is on the injured list. Hillis, the Cleveland Browns running back, suffered a hamstring injury last week that has been the source of additional drama for the former Arkansas Razorback. This comes at the same time Hillis is working through increasingly heated contract negotiations with the organization.

Hamstring Injury Latest Drama For Hillis, Browns

by The Associated Press 10/18/2011 5:46 pm

No matter the coast or the opponent, Peyton Hillis can't seem to outrun the drama. Cleveland's running back, who since the season started has been involved in controversies surrounding contract negotiations with the Browns and his decision to sit out a game with strep throat, is again at the center of a mini-mystery surrounding an injury he sustained in Sunday's game at Oakland.

Hillis Facing Uncertain Future With Cleveland Browns

by The Associated Press 10/11/2011 10:55 am

Peyton Hillis wanted to retire with the Browns. Now, he's wondering and worrying if he has a future in Cleveland beyond the next 12 games. Hillis, whose stalled negotiations with the team on a contract extension have spawned weeks of analysis, conjecture and rumor, said Monday he has no regrets about sitting out the Sept. 25 game against Miami with strep throat, a decision — reached with the advice of his agent — that fueled reports he missed the game to protest not getting a new deal.

Agent Asked Peyton Hillis Not To Play Sick, Absence Not Contract Related

by The Associated Press 10/5/2011 1:56 pm

Fearing Peyton Hillis was weakened from strep throat and could risk injury, his agent advised the Browns' bruising back not to play on Sept. 25 against Miami. Hillis left Browns Stadium about two hours before kickoff, a decision that has led to speculation he was upset over ongoing negotiations with the club on a contract extension.

Pressbox Roundtable: Bruce James, Media Tackle Alabama, Hogs' Defensive Concerns, 'Madden' Cover Boy Peyton Hills

by Jim Harris 9/20/2011 2:56 pm

Our roundtable guys take on a variety of subjects this week, most of them near and dear to Razorback fans' hearts: the upcoming Alabama game on Saturday, Tyler Wilson's performance, the areas of concern that arose on defense last week against Troy. Join in on the discussion in our comments section with the likes of Bruce James, Justin Acri, T.J. Carpenter and our staff.

ProFootballTalk: Hillis Quietly Working On Contract Negotiations With Browns

by Chris Bahn 8/31/2011 9:00 am

Peyton Hillis’ running style has little in common with his approach to contract negotiations. Hillis has been lauded for his straight-ahead running, a style that is very demanding. So far he's been much less direct with contract negotiations, something that ProFootballTalk has noticed.

Hillis Launches Official Site With Tribute (?) To Chuck Norris

by Chris Bahn 8/18/2011 9:45 am

Peyton Hillis has launched his official website at PeytonHillis.com. The intro video (embedded in the story below) shows off some gunslinging and kung-fu moves from Hillis while Chuck Norris narrates (sings?) what must be the theme from Walker Texas Ranger.

Peyton Hillis

by Tre Baker 8/1/2011 9:26 am

Finding stardom, but staying focused, it's the same ol' Peyton Hillis in Cleveland.