Daily Dose of Arkansas Football News... and Some Baseball

Gary BrownCorrespondent IIJune 5, 2012

BATON ROUGE, LA - NOVEMBER 25:   Quarterback Jordan Jefferson #9 of the LSU Tigers is tackled by Ross Rasner #35 and Alonzo Highsmith #45 of the Arkansas Razorbacks at Tiger Stadium on November 25, 2011 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)
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A rumor has been circulating the past few weeks about possible special uniforms for Arkansas to wear on select occasions. This article from the Fayetteville Flyer has pictures that seem to validate the rumor. For the official word regarding the uniforms, Razorback fans will probably have to wait until they are unveiled for an actual game.

Tommy Hicks of the The Press-Register has an article about the challenge that is ahead for John L. Smith as he assumes the role as head coach for Arkansas. From running with the bulls in Spain to jumping out of airplanes, Smith has never feared an adventure, but leading the Razorbacks in their 2012 campaign might just be the toughest one yet.

Which SEC games are the ones you have to see in 2012? Among the standouts, two of the Hogs' games make the list for early discussion. Read what Randy King of The Chattanoogan writes about the dates to circle by clicking here.

Is there a chance for wide receiver and return man Marquel Wade to be allowed to return to the Arkansas football team after being arrested on burglary charges? In an interview with ESPN, Hogs coach John L. Smith left the door open. Listen to what Smith had to say by clicking here.

Robbie Neiswanger has an interesting opinion piece in the Southwest Times Record that focuses on Razorback linebacker Alonzo Highsmith and what he thinks of the linebackers that will line up for Arkansas this fall.

Want to own a set of Bobby Petrino’s golf clubs, luggage or other items? You can step up and place a bid according to a report from Arkansas Sports 360 that was posted yesterday afternoon. The items are being auctioned for charity at Goodwill in Springdale.

The Razorback baseball team has advanced to a super regional matchup with Baylor that will be played in Waco, but that is not stopping several players from keeping an eye on the Major League Baseball draft. No Hog was taken in yesterday’s first round, but several players hope to be selected in the draft as it continues today and Wednesday.

Arkansas will take on Baylor in their super regional. The Bears advanced the game by defeating Baylor Baptist 8-2 yesterday.

In addition to this piece, you can read the latest from Arkansas News on the Razorback baseball team's super regional opportunity by clicking here.

Come back again tomorrow to be the best-informed Hogs fan possible.


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Gary Brown is the author of the newly released leadership book Summer School: Leadership Lessons from the Lady Titans.