Razorback Headlines for August 6th

After a season of struggling to consistently move the ball and score points, Arkansas finally hit rock bottom in the Cotton Bowl, wallowing around for a scant 50 yards in a 10-3 loss to Oklahoma. In response, Arkansas coach Houston Nutt, who serves as his own offensive coordinator and calls his own plays, spent considerable time and effort during the offseason working on ways to open up the offense and make better use of the passing game.

Don't look for Nutt to abandon the running game, though, especially when its the strength of the team. With the return of Cedric Cobbs, Fred Talley and Brandon Holmes at tailback and the emergence of newcomers...
CBS SportsLine
 
In town Monday on the third stop of a late summer tour of Southeastern Conference campuses, newly christened commissioner Mike Slive said he had yet to be briefed on Arkansas' troubles with the NCAA. Very soon...
Morning News
 
The Alabama football newcomers went through their first practice in a Crimson Tide uniform outside in a rainstorm Monday afternoon, but came back and worked indoors for the evening practice. "It was a good first...
The SEC
 
Casey Clausen's Tennessee teammates call him Iceman, but this nickname is no George Gervin knockoff. It was inspired in part by Clausen's poised performances in late-game pressure situations, but more by his pronounced...
ESPN
 
Starting Georgia offensive tackle George Foster is expected to be out 12 weeks after dislocating his wrist in an automobile accident on U.S. 441 in Madison on Saturday. Foster is one of three players lost to the Bulldogs...
The Sporting News
 
I don't care what anyone says, college football and the Florida Gators will miss Steve Spurrier. No disrespect to Ron Zook, but it just looks weird with him up there and not the quotable Spurrier. Zook had better be up...
Fox Sports
 
ESPN college football analyst Lee Corso said the perception of the Southeastern Conference is that "everybody's a bunch of cheaters, a bunch of crooks." Corso made the comments at the Atlanta Sports Council...
CNNSI
 
Herbert "Bummie" Roton, the first Auburn player to play in the National Football League, died Saturday in Montgomery. Roton, who was 88, played for the Philadelphia Eagles in 1937, after lettering twice at Auburn...
CNNSI


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