Razorback News for June 28th

It didn't take long for Lucas Jackson to make an impression on coaches from some of the top college football programs in the country. And then came the mail. Lots of it. It all started near the end of his sophomore season at West Monroe (La.) High School. Jackson was called into his coaches' office one day.

"I walked in and they gave me a big thing of letters from different colleges," Jackson said. "I thought I was supposed to pass them out to different players, but then realized they were all for me. I couldn't believe it. It was...
Democrat-Gazette
 
Fayetteville 11-year-old Fred Gulley III probably dreams about Disney World as often as playing college ball. But the 5-foot-2 point guard already has at least one college dreaming about him as Arkansas coaches...
Morning News
 
LSU football coach Nick Saban separated himself from a university investigation into accusations of cheating football players, saying he does not know of any academic improprieties among his players. "I'm not...
ESPN
 
Alan Ferguson has accomplished plenty in his career as a collegiate tennis coach. The University of Arkansas assistant women's assistant has overseen the development of a three-time All-American, been honored as the 1999...
NW Arkansas Times
 
DeSoto (Texas) linebacker Victor DeGrate continues to get scholarship offers this summer despite not attending any camps to this point. DeGrate, 6-3, 235, 4.51 seconds in the 40-yard dash, is rated as the No. 42 player...
Democrat-Gazette
 
Hal Mumme's quest to become the first coach of Southeastern Louisiana's newly restored football program has run into heavy opposition from a couple of key school supporters. State Sen. John Hainkel, R-New...
ESPN
 
Arkansas women's soccer coach Alan Kirkup announced the 2002 Lady'Backs soccer schedule Thursday. The schedule features 20 games, and 10 will be played at Lady'Back Field. Arkansas will compete against...
Morning News

An eagle from the fairway on the closing hole put a smile on Deane Pappas' face, but the former Arkansas Razorbacks golfer couldn't help but think his round should've been much better. Pappas shot a 4-under 67 despite four...
Democrat-Gazette
 
Former Arkansas guards Brandon Dean and Jannero Pargo were disappointed Wednesday night as they watched the NBA Draft and never heard their names called. That disappointment was only temporary...
Morning News
 
Former Arkansas guards Brandon Dean and Jannero Pargo were disappointed Wednesday night as they watched the NBA Draft and never heard their names called. That disappointment was only temporary...
The Sporting News
 
It all seems like a long, long time ago to Jason Jennings. The Arkansas State center thought about his college career Monday and admitted he had moments of doubt. His dream always had been to play in the NBA, but...
Morning News
 
Frank Broyles, athletic director at the University of Arkansas since 1973, has been diagnosed with early stages prostate cancer. Broyles would not comment directly, but said Wednesday through a university spokesman...
Morning News


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