Razorback News for June 26th

Go ahead and chalk linebackers up as a position priority in this year's recruiting class and every class from here on out. It's not that Arkansas doesn't already have quality linebackers on campus, it's just that the Hogs coaching staff understands the importance of filling the roster with as many as they can find each season.

Arkansas outside linebackers coach Chris Vaughn explains why. "The reason we can't recruit enough linebackers is because those guys are the positions that are the bulk of your special teams," Vaughn said. "That's the...
Morning News
 
Jannero Pargo, who grew up in Chicago dreaming of playing in the NBA, hopes to hear his name called tonight during TNT's telecast of the NBA Draft. But Pargo, a 6-2 guard who averaged a team-high 16.6 points as...
Democrat-Gazette
 
Daniel Gibson, a 6-3, 180-pound guard from Houston (Jones High), unofficially visited the Arkansas campus on Monday. Gibson, who will be a junior next year, is rated as the No. 3 player in the country by most...
Morning News
 
A change here, an adjustment there, and the Bowl Championship Series is ready for another season of determining who plays in college football's national title game. The BCS on Tuesday eliminated the margin of victory...
ESPN
 
At 7-0, with a 91-inch wingspan, Jason Jennings has been able to reach most of the things he's wanted. Now the biggest dream of all may be within his grasp. Jennings, a graduate of Bald Knob High School and a two-year...
Democrat-Gazette
 
The Independence Bowl has renewed its tie-in agreement with the Southeastern Conference. The previous agreement with the SEC expired after last season's game. Both bowl and league officials have been...
CBS SportsLine
 
Former Arkansas guard Jannero Pargo was in Fayetteville on Monday, relaxing for the first time in weeks. At the same time, Brandon Dean, Pargo's Arkansas teammate last season, was taking a break in a Los...
Morning News
 
Since the annual competition to honor the best all-around college athletic programs began in 1993-94, no school that won the top honor also won a football or men's basketball title. With this in mind, USA TODAY asked...
USA Today
 
If there were a dot.com craze in the coaching world, Tommy Bowden would be leading the way. He made his money when the market was giddy with fluff (read: spread offenses), but Clemson now is paying for the lack...
The Sporting News

The Bowl Championship Series on Tuesday eliminated the margin-of-victory calculation used in the computer ratings portion of the BCS standings and reduced the number of computers used from eight to seven...
Democrat-Gazette
 
The Heisman Trophy is moving uptown from its home at the Downtown Athletic Club, whose long-term financial troubles were heightened by the Sept. 11 attack. This year's trophy will be presented at the Yale Club in...
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