Football Assistants Shuffle Duties

The addition of newly hired defensive line coach Kacy Rodgers led Bobby Allen to switch duties as expected Thursday, but the more notable shuffle involving Arkansas assistants came on offense. In a move discussed for some time, tight ends coach James Shibest and receivers coach George Pugh swapped responsibilities.

Shibest will be the Razorbacks' third receivers coach in as many seasons, succeeding Pugh and Fitz Hill. "It's no doubt been in my mind," Shibest said of coaching receivers. "Just talking to coach (Houston) Nutt five, six years...
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Marty Burlsworth and Joe Kleine both got the news about the same time -- one through e-mail, the other over the phone. Tonight, they can talk about it. When the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame inducts 11 new members...
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Kacy Rodgers of Middle Tennessee State has been hired as defensive line coach on Houston Nutt's restructured Razorback football staff. While hiring Rodgers, the numerical replacement for former defensive coordinator...
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An Alabama Senate committee approved measures Thursday that would make NCAA sanctions against schools subject to a court appeal and would crack down on boosters who break NCAA rules. The Senate Judiciary...
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The Lady Razorbacks got off to a great start, but they struggled in the second half, and lost to 16th-ranked Florida 64-58 Thursday night. The loss drops Arkansas to 16-10 on the year and 6-7 in the SEC. Florida...
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Part of the reason No. 12 Kentucky found itself trailing Tennessee late in the second half was sitting on the bench in street clothes. Wildcats' coach Tubby Smith was forced to suspend sophomores Gerald Fitch and Cory...
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The new Arkansas lineup that beat Alabama Wednesday night at Walton Arena and snapped a four-game losing streak will get its chance to start in Saturday's 11 a.m. CBS-televised SEC game at Kentucky. Coach...
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King of the Hill. A-No. 1. Top of the Heap. Lord of the Rings. Kentucky's basketball program has been that way on-and-off for the past 70 years. With seven NCAA titles and tradition so deep it could reach China...
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Razorback head basketball coach Nolan Richardson said Thursday that he will probably start the same lineup Saturday against Kentucky that he used to shut down 5th ranked Alabama Wednesday night. Carl Tatum, T.J...
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