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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:

VIDEO: Skip Bayless Picks Razorbacks To Win BCS Title, Thinks Tyler Wilson Is A 'Stud'

by Chris Bahn 8/21/2012 9:20 am

Skip Bayless seems to tick off most of the sports loving public every time he talks. Arkansas fans might have to dislike him less after a recent college football discussion on ESPN's First Take. Bayless picked Arkansas over Southern Cal in the BCS title game in a segment with Steven A. Smith. Video is below.

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."

Bahn: Suppose Knile Davis Doesn't Get Significant Camp Contact, Is It A Bad Thing?

by Chris Bahn 8/14/2012 3:00 pm

What if Knile Davis isn't tackled to the ground by his own players during fall camp? Suppose it isn't until the first week of the season he sees significant hitting. Would that be so bad? Not from this seat.

Former Razorback/USC Trojans Quarterback Mitch Mustain Solid In Pro Baseball Debut

by Chris Bahn 6/20/2012 11:18 am

Mitch Mustain’s professional baseball debut is in the books. Mustain pitched two innings in relief for the Bristol (Va.) White Sox in the Rookie Appalachian League. He gave up two hits and struck out two and has a 0.00 earned run average. It was a solid outing, especially considering he hasn’t pitched in a game since his sophomore season of high school.

Sporting News: NFL Scouts 'Disappointed' Razorbacks' Wilson Not Available In 2012

by Chris Bahn 3/26/2012 9:10 am

Tyler Wilson has acknowledged he had a big decision to make in coming back to Arkansas. NFL teams were interested in him and going pro was very much an option for the Wilson, who enters his senior season with the Razorbacks. As we get closer to the 2012 draft, it becomes clearer just how much pro scouts liked the Greenwood native.

Former Trojan/Razorback Mustain Set To Give Baseball A Try With Chicago White Sox

by Chris Bahn 2/10/2012 8:51 am

Mitch Mustain is putting his football career on hold. To play baseball. Mustain has signed a contract with the Chicago White Sox. He is expected to report to Glendale, Arizona for White Sox Camp next month.

Mitch Mustain Documentary In The Works

by Chris Bahn 1/13/2012 9:39 am

Who is Mitch Mustain? We all know the story of how the country’s consensus national high school player of the year didn’t quite live up to the hype as a college quarterback. We know he began his career at Arkansas and ended up at Southern Cal. But beyond that? Here’s where filmmaker Matthew Wolfe comes in. Wolfe is working on a projected called “The Identity Theft of Mitch Mustain.”

Homegrown Heroes: Former Springdale Bulldog Damian Williams Producing For Titans

by Chris Bahn 11/15/2011 1:46 pm

Damian Williams had no idea what coaches’ expectations were when they moved him into the Tennessee Titans’ starting lineup. Whatever the standard, Williams can’t possibly be underperforming at this point.

AS360 Football Picks, Week 9: More Questions For The Ages

by Mark Carter 10/28/2011 10:00 am

The leaves change, the air chills and more college football Questions for the Ages..Ages..Ages implant themselves on our collective consciousness.

Mustain Signs With Arena League Team

by Chris Bahn 10/12/2011 10:09 am

Mitch Mustain has signed with the Georgia Force of the AFL. Mustain, the Springdale native and former Arkansas/Southern Cal quarterback, was announced as a member of the team on Wednesday.

Otis Kirk's Recruiting 360: 'Important' Recruiting Weekend Ahead For No. 10 Razorbacks

by Otis Kirk, Hawgs247.com 10/6/2011 10:06 am

Arkansas will host six official visitors and a long list of unofficials on Saturday during its game against No. 15 Auburn. It's possible close to 100 football recruits could be in attendance. Arkansas recruiting coordinator Tim Horton can't talk about specific recruits, but Horton is upbeat about the 10th-ranked Razorbacks and their recruiting efforts.

Mustain Gets Shot With CFL's Hamilton TiCats

by Chris Bahn 6/2/2011 1:30 pm

Mitch Mustain is getting an opportunity in pro football. The CFL’s Hamilton Ticats have invited Mustain to training camp. He’ll be one of three quarterbacks with the team and a report from Canada describes the former Arkansas/USC player as a “highly touted wild card.”

TBM: Bettors Due To Be Let Down By Arkansas

by Rob Keys 11/11/2010 7:30 am

Is TBM the only one who's noticed Arkansas is an impressive 6-2 against the spread this year? That's pretty stout. What TBM wonders, though, is if that means the Hogs are due not to cover a game. There's a little bit of backwards logic in that notion, to be sure, but anybody with a little bit of gambling experience will understand.

TJ Carpenter: USC, Bush Could Cost Auburn Another Shot At National Title

by TJ Carpenter 11/5/2010 8:14 am

Regardless of Auburn’s guilt or innocence, voters will not have egg on their face again. Auburn’s quest for a National Title is over, Cam Newton will not win the Heisman. And the more people who question the validity of Auburn’s recruiting efforts, the more they will question — justified or not — Gus Malzahn, Gene Chizik and anyone else who is a visible member of the Auburn Tigers’ coaching staff.

NCAA Top 25: Kiffin Successful, But Not Happy, in Debut With USC Trojans

by The Associated Press 9/3/2010 6:15 am

Matt Barkley and Ronald Johnson had record nights, connecting on three touchdowns to make Lane Kiffin a winner in his Trojans' coaching debut. No. 14 USC beat Hawaii 49-36 on Thursday night to start the post-Pete Carroll era.

The Betting Man: Swearing This Year Will Be Better And Swearing Off The NFL

by Rob Keys 9/2/2010 8:04 am

Last season, The Betting Man bet every Arkansas game, and at least one SEC and one NFL game per week. This year, he's ditching the pros and making this a college-only endeavor. He'll pick the Arkansas game — assuming there's a line — at least one other game involving and SEC team, and at least one other game from outside the SEC. So, without further ado, here are the Week 1 selections.