Razorback News for May 21st

Arkansas Coach Houston Nutt can only hope his football team starts as fast in the fall as it has in the recruiting circles this spring. Arkansas gained its fourth commitment of the season Monday when Pulaski Robinson offensive lineman Nate Garner, 6-7, 310, 5.5 seconds in the 40-yard dash, orally pledged to the Razorbacks.

Garner chose the Razorbacks over Auburn, Notre Dame, Harvard and a host of schools that have been in contact this spring, Senators Coach James Eskola said. "He called [Arkansas assistant] Coach [Danny] Nutt today...
Democrat-Gazette
 
As the popular saying goes, football in the South is a religion. If so, the line at confession must be awfully long these days. Since the start of the year, Alabama and Kentucky have gone on probation, LSU self-reported...
CNNSI
 
Now that Arkansas is qualified to compete in the Southeastern Conference Tournament, the Razorbacks are hoping for an NCAA bid. But they've got some work left to do, according to Hogs baseball coach Norm DeBriyn...
Morning News
 
Ole Miss has been ranked as high as No. 12 in the nation this season and finished with the fifth-best overall regular-season record in the SEC. The Rebels, however, aren't going to the SEC Tournament. Thanks to a wild...
Democrat-Gazette
 
The participation of an NCAA investigator in the interview Tuesday with two Louisiana State University teachers who have alleged academic wrongdoing against athletes will be welcome, their attorney said Monday...
ESPN
 
Nevada-Las Vegas women's golf coach Kelley Hester was not on Arkansas' original list of candidates to replace retiring coach Ulrika Belline, but UA Women's Athletic Director Bev Lewis kept hearing about her...
Morning News
 
You've never seen so many guys happy to be getting on board for an eight-hour bus ride as the University of Arkansas baseball players were Monday morning at Baum Stadium. Considering up until Sunday afternoon the...
Democrat-Gazette
 
A syndicated columnist says he has evidence of academic misconduct involving several players on Tennessee's national title team of 1998, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported on Thursday. Bob Gilbert, whose...
ESPN
 
Arkansas junior Shameka Christon was one of 16 players chosen as a finalist for the 2002 USA Basketball World Championships for Young Women Qualifying Tournament team. Christon, a 6-1 guard-forward...
Morning News
 
Saturday's Fifth Annual Fellowship of Christian Athletes Combine was another huge success and should open the door for several athletes to get football scholarships. The combine attracted more than 600 athletes from...
Democrat-Gazette


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