1. Arkansas Vs. Eastern Michigan: Hogs Get Much Needed Break From SEC Play

    Sometimes a team just needs a win.  Arkansas was riding back-to-back wins headed into the Florida game and was feeling pretty good about themselves.  Now, they're riding back-to-back losses...

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  2. Arkansas Vs Ole Miss: A Must Win for Both Teams

      There's been a lot made of the officiating calls in the Florida game.  The SEC took the unprecedented step of suspending the crew that called the game...

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  3. Arkansas Vs. Florida: One That Got Away and One That Was Given Away

    I don't want to be "that" fan.  You know him.  He's the one that wants to find someone or something to blame when their team loses.  And a common target of that blame is frequently on the refs...

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  4. Arkansas Razorbacks-Florida Gators: Will The Hogs Be Spoilers or Gator Bait

      Arkansas usually wins one game a year that they "shouldn't" win.  The past two years it's been LSU.  Arkansas won a couple against Texas in the early part of this decade. And Arkansas has beaten Bama a couple of times...

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  5. Arkansas vs Auburn: Razorbacks Coming Together

    Arkansas had a good win this past Saturday.  Auburn was on a five game winning streak while Arkansas had one decent win against Texas A&M to even their record at 2-2...

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  6. Arkansas vs Auburn: Keys to a Razorback Win

    The Arkansas-Auburn game is a hard one to predict.  Part of that is because both of their records are misleading. In the Georgia game, Arkansas had just scored and Georgia had just turned the ball over on their side of the field when Hades broke loose...

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  7. Arkansas-Texas A&M: Is Arkansas Coming Together or Was A&M Exposed?

    Last year, Arkansas wasn't scoring 40+ points on anybody.  This year, they've done it in three of their four games.  And two of those were against Georgia and Texas A&M, both foes from BCS conferences...

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  8. Notable Moments: The Southwest Conference, Arkansas, and Texas A&M

    The Arkansas Razorbacks have played Texas A&M 65 times.  Arkansas leads the all time series by 38-24 with 3 ties (back when there was no overtime).  These games were played predominantly when Arkansas was a member of the Southwest Conference...

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  9. Arkansas vs. Alabama: What Did We Learn?

    It could have been worse and it could have been closer.  After watching the debacle that was the Arkansas Razorbacks performance against Alabama, one is left with a lot of question marks...

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  10. Arkansas vs. Alabama: A Test of Bobby Petrino's Ability To Adjust

    Last week, in this space, I wrote we'd know a lot after the Georgia game. And we certainly did learn a thing or two. However, there are many in Razorback nation that are going off the deep end and perhaps reading too much into things...

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  11. Lessons from the Georgia Game: Arkansas Defense Still a Year Away

    Well, the Georgia game was very frustrating and very telling. The offense surprised me at times with how good they were. Then they turned around and surprised me by how they could be so good one minute and then not so much...

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  12. Arkansas Vs. Georgia: We'll Know a Lot After This One

    Arkansas gets their first real measuring stick of progress playing Georgia this Saturday. In reading some of the comments on the Atlanta Journal Constitution web page, a few things seem to ...

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  13. Del Potro Seizes Opportunity Presented to Him

    Roger Federer had 59 errors, 11 double faults, and had less than a 50 percent first serve rate the match. In essence, he gave this match away. However, having said that, Juan Martin Del Potro still deserves credit...

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  14. Will There Be Solidarity Amongst the Fans of Big Ten Conference Teams Saturday?

    Big Ten team fans have this expression. I'm for (insert team name here) and whoever's playing (insert hated rival's name here). Therefore, it's been a point of constant wonder among fans of teams in the Big Ten why the SEC is so much like a brethren...

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  15. Notes from Saturday's Opening Arkansas Razorback Game

    Here are some random thoughts to fill the space between now and the next Hog game. I never thought I would write this in my lifetime but the Arkansas Razorbacks have the nation's leading passing offense so far this season...

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  16. Why the Big Ten's Opening-Week Record Is Deceiving

    The Big Ten really needs to make a statement this year. Everyone is questioning the honor of this once-proud conference. Last year's bowl record of 1-6 certainly poured gasoline on an already burning fire...

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  17. Is ACC Football Going Backward?

    The ACC has picked up right where they left off in the bowls last season...as losers. Seven (that's right, seven) of the 12 member schools will have lost their opening weekend games by the time Miami and FSU play on Monday...

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  18. Razorback Fans Should Keep Perspective After Big Opening Win

    Last year, like most Razorback fans, I was mystified as to how Arkansas needed a late fourth down conversion to keep a drive alive and best Western Illinois in the final minutes. So today's 38 point win margin was certainly a better result than that...

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  19. A Sad Day For Andy Roddick

    What a horrible way to lose. Andy Roddick won more points in today's match against John Isner, was the net winner of service breaks, fought back from two sets down to force a fifth set and even a tiebreaker...

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  20. Arkansas Razorbacks Quarterbacks Preview

    In my article on receivers I mentioned the degree to which Arkansas has become known as a "run-first" team throughout the years. It's not easy, therefore, to get a "rocket arm" kind of guy to come to Arkansas...

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  21. Arkansas Razorbacks Wide Receivers Preview

    Arkansas has always been known as a run-first team. This was true during the Broyles era and the Holtz era. During the Hatfield era, it seems it's all Arkansas did...

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  22. Arkansas Razorbacks Running Backs Preview

    Chris Low of ESPN's SEC Blog says that Arkansas has the second best stable of running backs in the SEC. Yes, the Razorbacks are stocked at running back for seasons to come...

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  23. Is There More to The Michigan Story?

    On it's face, the violation that the players are accusing the coaching staff of; abusive practice times way beyond the NCAA allowed time frames, are not that much of a bombshell...

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  24. Arkansas Razorback 2009 Outlook

    Here is the current schedule for the 2009 Arkansas Razorback team... 9/05 Missouri State9/19 Georgia9/26 @ Alabama10/03 vs...

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  25. Novak Djokovic's Incredible Show of Sportsmanship

    Last year, in the Olympics, James Blake complained (to no avail) that a ball had nicked Gonzalez's racquet before sailing long and being called out. The chair didn't see it and Gonzalez refused to own up to it so Blake lost the point...

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