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FAYETTEVILLE, AR - SEPTEMBER 17:  Tyler Wilson #8 of the Arkansas Razorbacks throws a pass against the Troy Trojans at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium on September 17, 2011 in Fayetteville, Arkansas.  (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)
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Gary BrownCorrespondent IIJune 8, 2012

Friday and summer; two great words full of promise for fishing, boating, firing up the grill and even yard work. It also means the calendar moves another day closer to the start of fall football practice!

To help you be the best informed Razorback fan, here are links for you to take a look at before you finish the working week and kick off a great weekend.

Recruiting is a year-round activity for college football teams, and as Arkansas looks at their need for the 2013 class, Otis Kirk believes this could be a season when the Hogs hit the junior college ranks hard to get help on defense. Check out his article at to see who some of the players are that have made a visit to Fayetteville and who else is expected to come to town.

Despite rumors to the contrary, suspended Razorback players Marquel Wade, Maudrecus Humphrey and Andrew Peterson remain suspended according to a release from the Athletic department. This report is from Robbie Neiswanger of the Arkansas News.

Want to be successful in the SEC? Then win games at home. Over the last three years, Arkansas has gone 19-2 at home. ESPN’s Chris Low looks at how each SEC team has performed at home in this article.

In her stock watch column, Scout’s Lisa Horne makes the call on which new coaches she is buying and those she is selling. New Arkansas head honcho, John L. Smith, is on the sell list. See how she ranks the rest of college football’s new coaches.

One last note; Arkansas season tickets for football are now available. For details click here.

Don’t forget that there is Hog baseball this weekend in Waco. The Associated Press gives credit to the Hogs' midseason lull as one of the reasons for the team’s success in their drive to the super regional with Baylor.

Arkansas freshman Baseball player Joe Serrano has been productive this season after getting some hitting tips before this season. Read Robbie Neiswanger’s piece looking at the impact Serrano has had this season.

Get out there and enjoy the weekend. We will be back Monday with the latest news on the Hogs.


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

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