Razorback News for January 22nd

Houston (Sam Houston) running back John Johnson (6-0, 185) ended his recruitment by verbally committing to Arkansas assistant coach James Shibest on Sunday night.

"I'm done. Arkansas was great, from top to bottom there's no other school that compares. My visit was very memorable," Johnson said. "Coach Shibest recruited me the hardest out of all the other coaches that recruited...
Morning News
 
Arkansas coach Houston Nutt has raised the bar again in hopes his fourth recruiting class will be better than ever. Nutt admitted the success of the 2002 class hinges on these last few weeks before signing day. The UA...
Log Cabin Democrat
 
That severe knee injury Arkansas senior guard Brandon Dean suffered in last Saturday's loss to Ole Miss may not prove quite so severe. Initially deemed out from four to six weeks because of a sprained knee and...
NW Arkansas Times
 
Phil Fulmer, who has guided the University of Tennessee football program to 95 wins over the past 10 seasons, has had his contract extended through the 2008 season. The university disclosed Saturday that...
ESPN
 
Brandon Dean's right knee felt better Monday than he ever expected after he had to be helped off the Walton Arena court Saturday and was taken to Washington Regional Medical Center on crutches to be examined...
Democrat-Gazette
 
The Razorbacks got some good news Monday when senior guard Brandon Dean returned to running after it had been thought he would miss as much as a month with a sprained knee he suffered against Ole Miss on Saturday...
Morning News
 
Whitney Lynn claimed the win in the 500 and 1,650-yard freestyles for the University of Arkansas swimming and diving team Saturday in Lexington, Ky., but the Lady Razorbacks couldn't pull off the win against South...
NW Arkansas Times
 
For the first time this season, the Razorbacks (10-7, 2-3) plan to start three forwards when they play at 15th-ranked Georgia (15-3, 4-1) on Wednesday night. Arkansas has been built around the perimeter shooting...
Democrat-Gazette
 
Arkansas coach Nolan Richardson gathered his team Monday before the Razorbacks' practice, grabbed a marker and began to diagram a few plays on a dry-erase board. It was proof that Arkansas, stuck in a three-game...
Morning News

Sam Houston athlete John Johnson, 5-11, 180, 4.2 seconds in the 40-yard dash, has orally committed to Arkansas, becoming the fifth visitor to Fayetteville from over the weekend to pick the Razorbacks. Johnson...
Democrat-Gazette
 
Arkansas coach Houston Nutt left it up to his players this weekend to become the recruiters for the program. Evidently, the plan worked as the Razorbacks moved onto the leader board of some of the country's top...
Morning News

Nolan Richardson is a good basketball coach. He knows the game. And despite three consecutive losses that should have been victories, there's no reason to count the Razorbacks out. The previous three seasons...
Democrat-Gazette
 
Any time Arkansas trainer Dave England talks about an injury, he refuses to speak in "definites" when dealing with a prognosis. Monday proved why. Arkansas guard Brandon...
Morning News
 
A week ago in this space I said it wasn't time to panic about the University of Arkansas basketball team. Well, it's time. The Razorbacks lost three games last week -- Sunday to LSU and then homes games...
Democrat-Gazette
 
Georgia basketball practices infuriated coach Jim Harrick almost every day last season. It seemed the second unit consistently beat the starters, no matter how mad he got or how much he yelled. Harrick said he has since...
Morning News

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