Hog Fan’s Laywer Refiles Lawsuit

From the AP:

A lawyer for the man suing University of Arkansas officials over a harsh e-mail sent to former Arkansas quarterback Mitch Mustain filed a revised lawsuit Monday.

Washington County Circuit Judge Mark Lindsay earlier this month dismissed all four complaints in a suit filed by John David Terry of Mount Ida, but gave him 20 days to file amended pleadings regarding two of the complaints.


Hog Trio Named to Maxwell Watch List

Marcus Monk, Felix Jones, and Darren McFadden Have been named to the 71st Maxwell Award watch list. The Maxwell Award has been presented to the outstanding collegiate football player in America since 1937 and is named in honor of Robert W. “Tiny” Maxwell. Brady Quinn of the University of Notre Dame was the recipient of the 70th Maxwell Award for his outstanding performance during the 2006 season.


Pelphrey gets Point Guard, Postpones Texas, and Schedules Exhibiton Games

Head Basketball Hog John Pelphrey, got an oral commitment form Los Angeles, CA point guard Terrance Joyner Thursday. Pelphrey also held a press conference to announce that the game with Texas scheduled for Fayetteville this coming season has been pushed back a year. Also announced was that Arkansas will spend Labor Day weekend in Cancun, Mexico, for an exhibition trip. The Razorbacks expect to play two exhibition games, but more importantly they will have 10 allowed practices in late August and September. Pelphry is installing a new offense, and the team needs all the practice time it can get.

Terrance Joyner (WholeHogSports.com)
Basketball Roundup (WholeHogSports.com)

Evans to New Mexico St?

Much applause was thrown around when Arkansas men’s basketball coach, John Pelphrey, announced that he had hired Former Ole Miss Head Coach Rob Evans as an assistant. Now, behind ESPN’s insider wall, Andy Katz is reporting that Evans is in talks to become New Mexico State’s new Head Coach. That position became vacant when Reggie Theus took a head coaching job with the Sacramento Kings.

Andy Katz Blog (ESPN Insiders only)

Chuck Barrett To Be Named “Voice of the Razorbacks”

Several outlets are reporting tonight that the University of Arkansas and the Arkansas Razorback Sports Network (ARSN), a KATV subsidiary, has agreed that Northwest Arkansas Radio Host Chuck Barrett will be named the “Voice of the Razorbacks” in the coming days. Barrett was selected over KATV’s Scott Inman, who works for the Little Rock TV station as a news anchor. The university and the station have yet to confirm these reports.

Arkansas Times Blog
The Morning News
The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Congressman Mike Ross Introduces TV Bill for Hog Fans

The bill would soften TV market assignments set by the Nielsen Media Research Company. He sites that people in parts of his Southern Arkansas district don’t care to watch the LSU Tigers. They’re Razorback Fans. This is a Bipartisan Bill that is co-sponsored by Representatives Barbara Cubin, a Wyoming Republican, Dan Boren, a Democrat from Oklahoma, and Michael Burgess, a Texas Republican.