Razorback News for April 22nd

Pick after pick passed Sunday without an Arkansas player being chosen in the NFL Draft. Former Razorbacks walk-on Dante Wesley, a cornerback for Arkansas Pine-Bluff, was selected by Carolina with the second pick in the fourth round (100th overall). But the fourth round ended without mention of defensive end Carlos Hall, linebacker Jermaine Petty and guard Shannon Money.

So did the fifth round. And the sixth. Finally, midway through the seventh and final round of the two-day draft, the Tennessee Titans took Hall with the 240th overall pick. Hall was the only Razorbacks player drafted...
Morning News
 
Former Arkansas coach Nolan Richardson thinks athletic director Frank Broyles was trying to get rid of him for some time before the school bought out his contract last month. "I became too big for Frank," Richardson...
USA Today
 
Good time Charlie has had the blues, but cured them Sunday to make Tennessee's orange see red. Surviving a rocky first two innings, Arkansas' Charlie Isaacson (2-5) lasted six to win 9-2 Sunday at Baum Stadium...
NW Arkansas Times
 
Sometimes in the NFL draft you are lucky. On other occasions you are simply good. And in those rare instances when both elements converge -- when the moon and the stars and the sun and your draft board are all...
ESPN
 
Dante Wesley arrived late for church Sunday carrying his Bible and a pretty good excuse. Two minutes before leaving to attend services at First Trinity Church of God and Christ in Pine Bluff, as he does every Sunday...
Democrat-Gazette
 
In a five-minute conversation last week, Arkansas forward Michael Jones said the same word eight times. He was drenched with sweat and out of breath as he leaned on the bleachers at Bud Walton Arena. It wasn't the...
Log Cabin Democrat
 
The Diamond Hogs spotted lowly Tennessee 10 runs and then failed in a comeback attempt in a key SEC game between the two teams Friday night. Vols center fielder Jordan Czarniecki slammed a solo home run in the...
KFSM Channel 5
 
Jermaine Petty, Carlos Hall and Shannon Money had an uneventful Saturday. So did every other NFL hopeful from Arkansas. As expected, the Razorbacks were shut out on the first day of the NFL Draft, which...
Morning News

A fan in the stands yelled out in the middle innings what many were thinking Sunday at Baum Stadium. "Come on, Hogs, and hit this guy. He's only a first baseman." Backed by the strong return of pitcher Charlie Isaacson...
Democrat-Gazette


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