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    Photo of Razorback Football Feature; Tyson Morris

    Razorback Football Feature; Tyson Morris

    FAYETTEVILLE – Of the three places he’s called home, Tyson Morris  for now deems his last the best. Morris mostly grew up in Helena which he treasures. He moved to Fayetteville where his mother, Synetra Morris, is an assistant principal. Tyson is a proud Fayetteville High and state football champion graduate. He continues in Fayetteville but in a different environment. As a Razorback the  fifth-year senior receiver follows the athletic though different sport footsteps of his…

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    Photo of Two Razorbacks Advance to Match Play at U.S. Amateur

    Two Razorbacks Advance to Match Play at U.S. Amateur

    BANDON, Ore. – Arkansas juniors Julian Perico and Segundo Oliva Pinto are each advancing to match play after finishing among the top 64 after two rounds of stroke play at the 2020 USGA U.S. Amateur Championship at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort. TV coverage for the Round of 64 matches will be on Peacock Network (free streaming service) from 5-6 pm (CT) and on the Golf Channel from 6-8 pm (CT).  Perico had rounds of 67-71 for…

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    Photo of Feleipe Franks Unitas On Watch List

    Feleipe Franks Unitas On Watch List

    Nate Allen FAYETTEVILLE – Though he’s never thrown a pass for the Razorbacks, Feleipe Franks arm already is viewed potentially golden. The graduate transfer to the University of Arkansas via the University of Florida, former Gators starting quarterback become Arkansas first-team quarterback entering preseason practice was named Tuesday to the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Watch List. The Award, named for  Unitas, the late NFL Hall of Fame quarterback, annually honors the top senior quarterback set…

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    Photo of The Big Ten & Pac 12 Cancels 2020 Season

    The Big Ten & Pac 12 Cancels 2020 Season

    Nate Allen FAYETTEVILLE – The Big Ten and the Pac 12 Tuesday cancelled their 2020 football season and all of their 2020 fall sports with hopes to play some sort of football season in the spring should conditions from the ongoing worldwide COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic improve. “The mental and physical health and welfare of our student-athletes has been at the center of every decision we have made regarding the ability to proceed forward,” Big Ten Commissioner…

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    Photo of UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS GYMNASTICS Program-Record 12 Gymbacks Earn WCGA All-Academic Award

    UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS GYMNASTICS Program-Record 12 Gymbacks Earn WCGA All-Academic Award

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | Tuesday, August 11, 2020 – ONLINE VERSION:  https://bit.ly/3fMOvqK FAYETTEVILLE – Head gymnastics coach Jordyn Wieber and the Arkansas Razorback gymnastics team saw a program-record 12 Gymbacks named to the 2020 WCGA All-Academic team, announced by the WCGA on Tuesday. The Gymbacks who earned the honor include Sophia Carter, Katarina Derrick, Amanda Elswick, Kiara Gianfagna, Kennedy Hambrick, Madison Hickey, Sydney Laird, Bailey Lovett, Carissa Patton,  Kirby Rathjen, Claire Rogers and Jessica Yamzon. Their…

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    Photo of Razorback Golf – Perico, Oliva Pinto In Top 10 After Rd. 1 at U.S. Amateur

    Razorback Golf – Perico, Oliva Pinto In Top 10 After Rd. 1 at U.S. Amateur

    BRANDON, Ore. –  Arkansas Razorbacks men’s golfers Julian Perico and Segundo Oliva Pinto are among the top 10 after the first round of 2020 USGA U.S. Amateur Championship at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort. The second round will be contested Tuesday with the top 64 golfers advancing to match play on Wednesday.  Perico carded seven birdies, which tied for third-best in the field of 264 golfers, and finished with a 4-under-par round of 67 to tie for…

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    Photo of Arkansas Razorbacks Football Players Say “We Want to Play”

    Arkansas Razorbacks Football Players Say “We Want to Play”

    razorbacks by Nate Allen FAYETTEVILLE – While reports circulated Monday morning that the Big Ten perched on the verge of cancelling its football season because of the ongoing coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, and the other four Power Five conferences continue weighing the pros and cons of trying to play 2020 football, Arkansas Razorbacks Athletic Director Hunter Yurachek and Arkansas Football Coach Sam Pittman tweeted support for the We Want to Play movement initiated by several college football…

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    Arkansas Razorbacks Football

    Nate Allen FAYETTEVILLE –  Off last season’s Arkansas film most would presume that new Razorbacks Coach Sam Pittman would start  center Ty Clary and guard Ricky Stromberg where they started last year. Maybe not. In their walkthroughs leading into the now Aug. 17 official start of preseason practice, senior Clary of Fayetteville and sophomore Stromberg of Tulsa both work at center. Pittman explained why on Thursday’s Zoom press conference. Coaching major college  offensive lines including Arkansas’…

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    Photo of Arkansas Adds Florida & Georgia to Already Powerhouse Schedule

    Arkansas Adds Florida & Georgia to Already Powerhouse Schedule

    Nate Allen FAYETTEVILLE – Arkansas’ chances of improving its recently abysmal SEC football fortunes took a double hit Friday. For the SEC West  Razorbacks two additional games against SEC East opponents in the now 10-games All-SEC schedule, the Razorbacks Friday were assigned this season to host the Georgia Bulldogs Fayetteville and visit the Florida Gators at the “Swamp” in Gainesville, Fla. Inheriting a Razorbacks team that under the preceding Chad Morris regime went 2-10, 2-10…

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    Photo of Razorback Season to Start September 26, 2020

    Razorback Season to Start September 26, 2020

    by Nate Allen FAYETTEVILLE – Like Sam Pittman has from the December day he took over an Arkansas football program 1-23  in the SEC for its last three season, the Razorbacks coach keeps playing the hands dealt to him. That hand includes the worldwide coronavirus pandemic that shut down all sports in mid-March including his never conducted spring practices. Now  the ongoing pandemic at the least delays the scheduled Aug. 7 start of preseason practice to…

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    Photo of JOE RETURNS TO BIGGER TEAM

    JOE RETURNS TO BIGGER TEAM

    Nate Allen Junior guard  and former Fort Smith Northside state champion star Isaiah Joe deciding to withdraw his name from the NBA  draft and return to the Razorbacks obviously was a big boost to an obviously bigger basketball team. Ethan Henderson, a 6-8 junior returns as last season’s tallest Hog for second-year Coach Eric Musselman.  Now Henderson practices looking up at  7-3 Connor Vanover, activated after redshirting at Arkansas last season transferring from the University…

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    Photo of SEC Postpones Pre-season Practice to August 16, 2020

    SEC Postpones Pre-season Practice to August 16, 2020

    Nate Allen FAYETTEVILLE – The SEC by 10 days dashed its 14 teams hopes of restoring most of the 15 football  practice dates they never had last spring because of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Yet or the long run, if indeed there is any run to this still COVID-19 threatened season, postponing the scheduled Aug. 7 start of SEC preseason  practice to Aug. 17 could prove positive for many reasons. Foremost it was medically recommended and…

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