Razorback News for April 16th

The Razorbacks "turned it loose" this spring. They scrimmaged more than 360 plays counting Saturday's Red-White game, and to the joy of coaches, players enthusiastically embraced the extra hitting. It was clearly a different spring than the previous four under coach Houston Nutt.

It needed to be, Nutt said, because the team had to find out about its quarterbacks, and offensive and defensive lines. So they wasted none of the 15 workouts allotted by the NCAA. "The competition was healthy at just...
Morning News
 
Arkansas' football coaches have big plans for quarterback Matt Jones and tight end Jason Peters in the 2002 season. Head coach Houston Nutt confirmed on Monday that Jones will work at both quarterback and...
KFSM Channel 5
 
This time last year, Arkansas coaches had found the answer to their middle linebacker predicament but didn't realize it. Jermaine Petty, who'd missed the first week of spring practice with a pulled groin, didn't separate...
Democrat-Gazette
 
On the same weekend that new University of Arkansas head basketball coach Stan Heath was trying to land a new point guard in Houston, his future shooting guard was lighting it up in a national all-star game in...
NW Arkansas Times
 
Back when I first began coaching in the early '80s, spring football was almost a season unto itself. We were allowed 30 days in which to get in 20 days of practice, and we were allowed to be in full gear each of those...
ABC Sports
 
Arkansas will offer scholarships to three football players at Warren High School, Coach Bo Hembree said. Warren won the Class AAA state championship last year and will return four major-college prospects in...
Democrat-Gazette
 
Chris Simms was in a cab from the Dallas airport this week heading to a photo shoot, his ear stuck to a cell phone. The party on the other end wanted details. It would be more heady stuff for the Texas quarterback...
CBS SportsLine

Except for linebacker Shane Collins of Mountain Home, whose recent major surgery for torn knee ligaments render him "very doubtful" for the 2002 season, coach Houston Nutt expects all the Razorbacks who...
NW Arkansas Times
 
The 6-foot-3, 176-pound Davis made an official visit to Arkansas last weekend and said Sunday night he fell in love with the Razorbacks. He informed Heath of his decision and the coach flew to Texas on Monday...
Morning News
 
We all knew Corey Jenkins could run, but who knew he could pass? Maybe Lou Holtz and the coaching staff did when they named Jenkins the starter this last week. In South Carolina's spring game, Jenkins was 11...
Fox Sports
 
Though keeping in mind this is the University of Arkansas, where truth gets stretched like Silly Putty regarding coaching searches, buyouts and such, take Houston Nutt and David Lee at their word on their quarterbacks...
NW Arkansas Times

Charlie Isaacson returns to the SEC roster for Norm DeBriyn's baseball Razorbacks this weekend and may start Saturday's game against Tennessee. The Razorbacks play nonconference games, one at 7 tonight...
NW Arkansas Times


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