Razorback senior Jonathan Williams and junior Alex Collins were named Tuesday to the list for the Maxwell Award, which is given to the nation’s top college football player.
Williams rushed for 1,190 yards last season and has now tallied 2,321 yards in his career for Arkansas.
Collins piled up 1,100 yards last season to join Darren McFadden as the only backs in Razorback history to rush for 1,000 yards in his first two seasons.
Collins has a career total of 2,126 yards for the Razorbacks.
Those totals put Williams at 10th on the school’s all-time rushing list and Collins at 14th.
McFadden’s 4,590 yards over three years are the most in Arkansas history.
Semifinalists for the award will be announced on Nov. 23 with the winner being named on the Home Depot College Football Awards Show on Dec. 10.
A formal presentation of the award will then be made March 11 at the Maxwell Football Awards Gala at the Tropicana Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City.
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Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema tweeted that all his 2015 signees are now on campus.
That includes linebacker Kendrick Jackson, secondary mates Ryan Pulley and Nate Dalton, punter Blake Johnson and wide receiver Dominique Reed, who are all enrolled for the second summer semester.
All of the other signees either enrolled in January or for the first semester of summer school.
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Rainy day here but all are here with great attitudes! All first year players are here on campus and have made great impressions... #WoooPig— Bret Bielema (@BretBielema) July 7, 2015
Former Arkansas basketball player and new Chicago Bull Bobby Portis tossed out the first pitch Monday night at a Chicago White Sox game.
White Sox pitching ace Chris Sale - bidding to become the first pitcher in Major League Baseball history to fan 10 batters in nine consecutive starts - whiffed six while pitching a complete game leading his team to a 4-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays. The game lasted only one hour and 55 minutes, which made it the quickest game in four seasons.