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Jeff Long Says Razorbacks 'Not Abandoning' Tradition, But Uniform Changes Coming

by Chris Bahn 6/8/2012 8:00 am

Arkansas Athletic Director Jeff Long has hinted for months that a change could be coming to the Razorbacks' football uniform. Long’s messages on Twitter have generated some speculation among fans, and photos that appear to have been leaked from inside the Arkansas football facility have ramped the conversation up in recent weeks. Included among the photos distributed is a charcoal grey/black uniform. TJ Carpenter asked Long about the photos Thursday afternoon in an interview with Hog Sports Radio. Here’s what long had to say to Carpenter:

Former Razorback End Jake Bequette Working To Prove He Can Play Linebacker If Needed

by Chris Bahn 2/10/2012 8:21 am

Jake Bequette ended his college career as an all-SEC defensive end. NFL teams would like to see more. Bequette, who is training in California, said teams are interested in seeing how he could fit into a 3-4 defensive system as an outside linebacker. He told TJ Carpenter of Hog Sports Radio that he has tailored parts of his training to helping improve his versatility as a defender.

TJ Carpenter: Razorbacks Make Transition From Playing With Uekman To Playing For Him

by TJ Carpenter 11/21/2011 2:00 pm

The Razorbacks are now faced with a tough task: focus on football in the face of tragedy. Sports at its core is entertainment, but sports also inspires. It drives people to believe in something, to work together to attain a common goal. Arkansas players are faced with making the transition from playing with Garrett Uekman to playing for Uekman.

Pressbox Roundtable: Hogs' Performance, ASU's Success, Upcoming Vols Game, Ole Miss-Nutt

by Jim Harris 11/8/2011 3:09 pm

Each week during the football season, the ArkansasSports360.com’s staff of Chris Bahn and moderator Jim Harris conducts a no-holds-barred “pressbox roundtable” with selected experts/guest columnists for AS360.com, including former Razorback All-America defensive end Bruce James and radio-talk show hosts around the state. This week, we ask our panel whether the LSU-Alabama game lived up to the hype, and whether there should be a rematch for the national champion. We also look at the Arkansas performance, particularly by the defense, against South Carolina and the upcoming game with Tennessee; did Ole Miss give Houston Nutt a fair shot to build the program; and whether our group has seen the likes of this college football season in the state, with the Hogs, Red Wolves and Bears all looking good. Join in the conversation in the comments section below.

Pressbox Roundtable: Bruce James, Media Evaluate Hogs' 7-1 Record, Marquel Wade, South Carolina, Alabama-LSU Game, ESPN's 'Depth Chart' Exposure

by Jim Harris 11/1/2011 3:23 pm

Each week during the football season, the ArkansasSports360.com’s staff of Chris Bahn and Jim Harris conduct a no-holds-barred “pressbox roundtable” with selected experts/guest columnists for AS360.com, including former Razorback All-America defensive end Bruce James. This week, we look at how Arkansas has played so inconsistently and yet managed to get to 7-1 and No. 7 nationally (in the BCS), Marquel Wade's flagrant personal foul and the reaction to it and Arkansas' hopes against South Carolina. We also look at the huge Saturday night matchup between No. 1 LSU and No. 2 Alabama, and the coverage Arkansas received via ESPN's "Depth Chart: Year of the Quarterback." Join in the conversation in the comments section below.

Pressbox Roundtable: Bruce James, Media Rate the Hogs' BCS Ranking, Dennis Johnson's Running, Defensive Effort, Replay, ASU's TV Time

by Jim Harris 10/25/2011 2:27 pm

Each week during the football season, the ArkansasSports360.com’s staff of Chris Bahn and Jim Harris conduct a no-holds-barred “pressbox roundtable” with selected experts/guest columnists for AS360.com, including former Razorback All-America defensive end Bruce James and radio hosts Justin Acri, TJ Carpenter and Mickey Ryan. This week, we look at Arkansas' struggle at Oxford and if the Hogs deserved to drop a notch in the BCS poll, Dennis Johnson's big rushing game and whether it could continue, the continued questions about the Razorback defense and the upcoming Vanderbilt game on Saturday. We also hit on the national topic of video replay and whether it was right to decide a crucial game, Wisconsin-Michigan State, with a call on the final play, and our panel chimes in on seeing more Arkansas State football on television. Join in the conversation in the comments section below.

Pressbox Roundtable: Bruce James, Media Examine Hogs, an Up-or-Down SEC, Arkansas State's Tuesday Night TV Opportunity

by Jim Harris 10/18/2011 3:00 pm

Each week during the football season, the ArkansasSports360.com’s staff of Chris Bahn and Jim Harris conduct a no-holds-barred “pressbox roundtable” with selected experts/guest columnists for AS360.com, including former Razorback All-America defensive end Bruce James. This week, we look at the possibility, with key injuries hitting the strongest upcoming foes, of Arkansas taking a 10-1 record into the season finale with LSU; whether the SEC is down this year; the NCAA's decision on Auburn; Arkansas State playing a Tuesday night TV game; and the World Series. Yes, we give our roundtable member Brent Birch a nod and talk a little baseball with all the football. Join in the conversation in the comments section below.

TJ Carpenter: Benchmark Heading Into LSU Should Be 10 Wins For Razorbacks

by TJ Carpenter 10/10/2011 1:32 pm

It was just another day at the office for the Razorbacks as the romped past Auburn. Many people were surprised by the final margin of victory. I saw it as a great team doing what they were expected to do at the beginning of the season. But as seasons progress expectations change, and Arkansas has been a team who has been expected to do less and less as the season progressed. Injuries and disappointing results put a lot of fans in wait-and-see mode. All that changed in the fourth quarter against Texas A&M.

TJ Carpenter: Offensive Identity In Razorbacks Run Game Rests With Johnson, Green

by TJ Carpenter 10/3/2011 3:01 pm

Bobby Petrino challenged himself, his staff and his players to find an offensive identity. In the fourth quarter down eight Arkansas passed the football nine times for 96 yards and rand the football 11 times for 60 yards and a touchdown. Identity found. Every game Arkansas has been able to close out against a ranked opponent over the last three-and-a-half seasons it has done so by running the football consistently.

TJ Carpenter: Razorbacks Look Good Even When They're Bad

by TJ Carpenter 9/12/2011 11:44 am

It seemed at times Arkansas couldn’t do anything right, but that’s the point. On a night when Arkansas seemed to commit every mistake in the book, looked sluggish at times, and consistently gave up big gains through the air to New Mexico, they still absolutely destroyed their opponent. That impresses me.

TJ Carpenter: Razorbacks Must Improve To Get To Championship Level

by TJ Carpenter 9/5/2011 6:00 pm

Arkansas played a great game, but if we are to hold Arkansas to championship expectations, we must also have championship standards. Arkansas still has a lot of work to do. But then again, so does everyone else.

Razorback Defense Impressive In Scrimmage Work, Mitchell Has Solid Day At QB

by TJ Carpenter 4/2/2011 4:56 pm

In Saturday’s 171-play scrimmage, the Arkansas Razorbacks had a day of surprises. The defense shined early as quarterback Tyler Wilson and his offensive line struggled to gain yards. Head Coach Bobby Petrino was blunt, “We’ve got a lot of work to do, but I was encouraged by what I saw out there on the field.”

TJ Carpenter: These Late Razorback Losses Have To Be Driving Fans Crazy

by TJ Carpenter 2/21/2011 7:00 pm

It has been said the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again expecting a different result. Trust me, watching these Razorbacks might make a person go insane. Fans have a decision to make. Many fans already have, and the result has been all-time record lows in attendance this season for the Razorbacks. But, there are still some fans that hold out hope.

TJ Carpenter: Wilson, Mallett and the NFL Lockout Worth Watching While We Wait for Football Season

by TJ Carpenter 2/7/2011 11:30 am

OK. Let’s be honest, there are two seasons of sports, football season and waiting for football season. Want to know how to take the edge off the pigskin withdrawal? Here are the offseason story lines to pay close attention to until August:

TJ Carpenter: Vanderbilt Victory Nice for Razorbacks, But Do It Again

by TJ Carpenter 1/31/2011 1:10 pm

While winning at Vanderbilt might give a lot of fans some sort of hope for the remainder of the John Pelphrey era at Arkansas, my reaction is different than the optimistic supporters of Pel’s Piglets - “Nice win, now do it again.”

TJ Carpenter: Latest Eligibility Rulings Prove the NCAA Just Doesn't Get It

by TJ Carpenter, Special to ArkansasSports360.com 12/31/2010 9:39 am

The NCAA's response to overwhelming disagreement and criticism of recent rulings proves the organization has a hard time distinguishing between what its intentions may be and the consequences of its actions.

TJ Carpenter: Ohio State Will Have No Excuses Against Arkansas

by TJ Carpenter 12/23/2010 2:23 pm

After word broke - erroneously, as it turned out - Thursday that Terrelle Pryor and four other Buckeyes would be suspended for the Sugar Bowl I couldn’t tell you who was more upset, Buckeye fans or Razorback fans. At least now Arkansas fans can breath a sigh of relief. That’s right, I said Arkansas fans.

TJ Carpenter: A Match Made in Hog Heaven

by TJ Carpenter 12/13/2010 11:33 am

From the very beginning of this relationship it seemed Arkansas and Bobby Petrino were made for each other. He needed a way back into college football and escape from a terrible situation in Atlanta. Arkansas needed a head coach who didn’t approach the game the way a used car salesmen approaches a naive consumer.

TJ Carpenter: Arkansas-LSU Edging Closer to a Legitimate Rivalry

by T.J. Carpenter 11/26/2010 11:34 am

Everyone must admit one truth about the annual Thanksgiving weekend Arkansas-LSU game, which many are hesitant to deem a real rivalry: What was once a “rivalry” born out of necessity has given the nation some of the greatest college football in recent memory.

ArkansasSports360.com Weekly Picks

by Chris Bahn 11/12/2010 9:58 am

Our ArkansasSports360.com picks blog is back. We'll pick winners in five college football games a week (not at random, but it might seem like it) for members of the ArkansasSports360.com staff and our media/Arkansas Business Publishing Group partners to pick.