Razorback News for July 15th

If Cedric Cobbs had entered a guilty plea last spring to the charges he faced stemming from his Jan. 8 arrest, the incident could have been long behind him by now. Instead, the Arkansas running back took his drug and traffic charges to court, where he was found guilty on Thursday, and now he faces stiffer penalties than he would have under a plea agreement.

On Aug. 6, instead of getting ready for preseason drills and finishing up summer classes, Cobbs will be back in court to receive his sentence for being found guilty of marijuana possession, driving while intoxicated and...
ESPN
 
Arkansas running back Cedric Cobbs was convicted Thursday on charges of driving while intoxicated, speeding and marijuana possession in North Little Rock District Court. While Cobbs' attorneys seem likely to appeal...
Democrat-Gazette
 
The big idea in college football scheduling is that TV networks and conferences need each other. How they fill up their dance cards seems like controlled chaos. They sort through games scheduled years in advance as...
USA Today
 
In their place are players who would have been stars 20 years ago, but can't quite maintain the pace of today's high-octane game. Today's college linebackers are simply too quick for the run-oriented option to work...
The Sporting News
 
Young athletes at the Stan Heath basketball camp are getting an early look at the Razorbacks' freshman class for 2003. The five signees are all enrolled in summer school and are participating in nightly pick-up games in Walton...
KFSM Channel 5

These aren't exactly glory days at Notre Dame, but you'd never know it looking at the 2002 TV schedule. The Irish are already penciled in 11 times, thanks largely to their deal with NBC...
CNNSI
 
Matt Jones is the quarterback who became an overnight sensation with Arkansas' 58-56, 7OT victory at Ole Miss last fall. He also played basketball for the Hogs and, well, you probably know the rest. What you...
Democrat-Gazette
 
When the story hit the wire late last month it signaled a fundamental change in big-time football. A tiny portion of the latest NCAA Championships/Competition Cabinet minutes included these words...
CBS SportsLine

Miami Beach swingman Wenbos Mukubu has passed the standardized test and is eligible to play as a true freshman at Arkansas. Mukubu, 6-5, 220, is the fifth and final recruit to become eligible for Stan Heath's Razorbacks...
Democrat-Gazette
 
A dog is the guest of honor at a University of Georgia reception this week in Washington. School mascot Uga VI gets top billing with Georgia congressmen Tuesday — beating out the school's athletics director and...
USA Today
 
It never took much to get the inside scoop on Dave Jorn. Still doesn't. The inside on Arkansas' new, old pitching coach always is right out there. You could see it with a batter indignant from being buzzed back an inch or two...
NW Arkansas Times

Solutions remain elusive to stopping postgame celebrations on college campuses from turning violent, but law enforcement officials say attacking the problem is an issue that extends beyond athletics and into the campus...
USA Today


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