Football News & Notes

*Brandon Barnett, who was recruited as a running back, will be moving back to his original position after a preseason experiment at cornerback.

*ARSN has signed a deal with Dallas radio station KFCD-AM 990, The Sports Fan Network, to broadcast all Razorback football games in the Dallas Market.

*The University has posted some game day fan reminders at (see link below)

*In an interview with The Morning News, WR London Crawford says that WR Marcus Monk is in good spirits. Houston Nutt said doctors are encourage with the cartilage regrowth they saw during the second surgery.

WHS (Razorbacks Report)
The Morning News (Monk in good spirits) (Fan Reminders)

Inman Stays With ARSN

ARSN has announced that Scott Inman and Rick Schaeffer will have expanded roles this coming season. Inman will now host the Pre-Game Show and, as he did last year, will continue to host the Halftime and Scoreboard Shows. Schaeffer will return to the ARSN football broadcasts as part of the Pre-Game Show, Dodge Halftime Show and Sonic Post-Game Show. Schaeffer’s been statistician for the last three years.

How’s the SEC Shaping Up?

The Tennessean comes up with several questions and one has to do with Houston Nutt and Darren McFadden.

Which has a better chance of happening in 2007: Arkansas running back Darren McFadden winning the Heisman Trophy or Coach Houston Nutt getting a new, long-term contract?

Ali Thompson Update

From ARSN:

Former Arkansas basketball player Ali Thompson has been sentenced to six years in prison for beating the mother of his child, and the sentence will run concurrently with a federal firearms sentence.

The article states that he’s expected to serve around 5 years of the sentence in a federal prison.

Weekend Slop

Former Hog Todd Day Gets Profiled
Day is Head Coach at a private high school in Memphis
Memphis Commercial Appeal
Via Arkansas Business

Rivals Profiles Steven Hill
Hill talks about losing his mother and his shot blocking ability.

Schaeffer’s Corner:Replacing Broyles
ARSN’s Rick Schaeffer comments on the search for the next AD

Clay Henry Thinks Hogs Ranked Too Low
Like most of the local media, Henry thinks the Hogs will finish better than 4th or 3rd in the West. He sees them with 10 wins this season.