Razorback News for December 27th

The view of the Dallas skyline tantalized Shawn Andrews as he sped toward it in his car early Wednesday afternoon. The closer he got, the more excited he became. "Once I saw the buildings," Andrews said, "I felt the tension in the air and my blood started boiling."

The freshman offensive lineman had trouble slowing down the entire trip from Camden, though he said he had to a few times to pace himself. He finally got here about 2:30...
Log Cabin Democrat
 
Getting fired up about the Cotton Bowl shouldn't be this difficult. Despite exhaustive efforts, nothing is working. Not reading stories and histories. Not checking message boards and team rosters. Not even arriving in Dallas...
The Oklahoman
 
Barry Switzer and Larry Lacewell figured Oklahoma State's upset of Oklahoma last month had gotten them off the hook for the 1978 Orange Bowl. Switzer, the head coach, and Lacewell, the defensive...
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
 
A Sooner Christmas Wish List: 1. For the Oklahoma football team at present — To shake the disappointment of the Bedlam loss and produce an inspired performance in the Cotton Bowl. Hey, Santa doesn't deliver...
Sooners Illustrated
 
Jeb Huckeba was bound for sunny Florida State until Arkansas iced him in with Houston Nutt iced out. "(Florida State coach) Bobby Bowden had visited the house on Dec. 7 last year," said Huckeba, a Searcy native...
NW Arkansas Times
 
Kenoy Kennedy, Broncos, strong safety (6-1, 215 Denver had a bye week. Second-year pro has started all 14 games and is fifth on team with 82 tackles. Plays strong safety although he was free safety for Arkansas...
Morning News
 
As last summer turned to fall, the hotel lobby of the Hyatt Regency in downtown Dallas was the last place Arkansas football coach Houston Nutt thought he would be during bowl season. With fall now having turned to...
The Oklahoman
 
Judging from Oklahoma Coach Bob Stoops' comments after his team resumed practice Wednesday following a four-day Christmas break, it's apparent he's grown weary of hearing that the 10th-ranked Sooners...
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
 
About the time lots of the Razorbacks and most of us Arkansas and Oklahoma sports writers here to cover the Cotton Bowl arrived in SUVs and compact cars stuffed with great anticipation, greasy bags of leftovers...
Morning News
 
To pass time, Raymond House recorded part of the Arkansas team hotel lobby with a digital camera that rivaled a hamster in size. Even smaller is the chance that the Razorbacks will turn their Cotton Bowl week into...
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
 
In the week since he became the newest Oklahoma Sooner, Kevin Wilson has lived a movie. Well, kind of. "It's been planes, trains and automobiles," said Wilson. "I've been back and forth and back and forth." No trains...
The Oklahoman
 
In its preparations for the New Year's Day Cotton Bowl against Arkansas, Oklahoma decided sooner was better than later. "I don't know how Arkansas does things," said Oklahoma junior tight end Trent Smith...
Morning News
 
The reaction of the University of Arkansas to a letter from the NCAA announcing an investigation is strange. Well, it's strange if there is nothing more than what seems to be on the surface or immediately beneath it...
Log Cabin Democrat

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