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Arkansas Football: Johnson out, Jennings in

Last week the Arkansas football team lost yet another staff member when Taver Johnson left to take the defensive backs coaching position at Purdue. Johnson spent the last two seasons as the Razorback’s assistant head coach and linebackers coach. Johnson and Purdue coach Darrell Hazell were on the same coaching staff at Ohio State for four years, from 2007-2011, and is a main reason...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Arkansas Football: Meet your new DC, Robb Smith

Robb Smith coached four years for Rutgers where his defense ranked 4th in the nation in points-per-game in 2012. The University of Arkansas announced Robb Smith as the new defensive coordinator/secondary coach yesterday. Smith spent last season in Tampa Bay with the Buccaneers as linebackers coach. Follow isportweb.com on twitter This is all a result of former defensive coordinator...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Arkansas running back gets opponent's helmet stuck in jersey

Arkansas Razorbacks running back Alex Collins found himself in an awkward situation with Southern Miss defensive back Ed Wilkins on Saturday. Seen here is Collins somehow managing to get his jersey stuck in Wilkins' helmet on a play. Hilarity ensues as the referees and trainers attempt to detach the helmet. Eventually, they were successful in their...
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September 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Arkansas Football: Southern Miss game preview

The Arkansas Razorbacks survived a scare last Saturday as they defeated the Samford bulldogs 31-21 in Little Rock. The Arkansas football team played some seemingly uninspired football as Samford was in the lead heading into the fourth quarter. Now, they did have a few key players out on defense, but Arkansas should not have that much trouble with a FCS team. They look to re-establish...
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September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

RB Alex Collins enjoying early success at Arkansas

Alex Collins had to wait an extra day in February before signing his national letter of intent with Arkansas. The brief postponement has proven worthwhile for Collins and the Razorbacks, who look to remain undefeated Saturday when they host Southern Mississippi (0-2). After just two weeks, Collins leads the Southeastern Conference with an average of 151.5 yards rushing. His 172...
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September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

As schedule toughens, Arkansas leans on running game

After winning his debut game in Fayetteville against Louisiana-Lafayette, Arkansas coach Brett Bielema admitted that his team was not ready to beat teams in the SEC. A week later, almost everyone in the college football universe agrees. We are the only team in the SEC that plays eight straight games without a bye week, Bielema said after his inaugural victory with the Razorbacks...
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September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Arkansas Football: Hogs survive, beat Samford 31-21

Alex Collins(Photo Credit: Getty Images) The win for the Arkansas football team on Saturday was closer than most Razorback fans and coaches would have preferred. The Samford Bulldogs (1-1) actually took the lead into the fourth quarter 21-17 and had Arkansas fans in an eerily similar situation to last year’s ULM game. Arkansas (2-0) finally rallied the troops and cruised to the...
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September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Depth Chart Released

Arkansas football coach Bret Bilemea released his depth chart for the season opener against Louisiana. Jonathan Williams and Alex Collins are the top two at running back. Will Hines nudged ahead of Jared Collins at cornerback.
Via arkansas.scout.com
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Williams, Collins look to lead Arkansas backfield

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By KURT VOIGT AP Sports Writer Jonathan Williams first received word of Bret Bielema's hiring at Arkansas via a tweet from former teammate Chris Gragg. The reaction of the Razorbacks running back, after he researched Bielema's history online, left little doubt about his hopes for the future of the offense. ''I think I might have shed a tear...
Via Fox Sports
August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

State of the Hogs: The Real Deal

Brandon Allen was silky, but that was no surprise. And it probably shouldn't have been that the blue chip freshman running back was as advertised. Alex Collins was the real deal Saturday in his first Arkansas scrimmage.
Via arkansas.scout.com
August 10, 2013  |  Discuss
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