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Bielema ready for rugged SEC at Arkansas
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long first met Bret Bielema while in Miami attending an end-of-season awards ceremony surrounding ..... at Wisconsin, and Long was the athletic director at Pittsburgh, still a few years away from leaving to take over the Razorbacks program for the retiring Frank Broyles.
Bielema excited for challenge of SEC at Arkansas
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Bret Bielema watched from afar in April as Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long handled the difficult circumstances surrounding Bobby Petrino's firing, liking what he ..... what he heard from Long earlier this week during a clandestine meeting in New York, eventually agreeing to become the Razorbacks ' long-term replacement for the scandal-ridden Petrino.
Bret Bielema leaves Wisconsin for Arkansas
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) In its second stunning hiring this year, Arkansas tabbed Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema to take over a program that went into a tailspin after former coach Bobby Petrino was fired for hiring his mistress to work in the athletic department. The Razorbacks released a statement Tuesday night saying Bielema will leave the Badgers after seven seasons. The announcement came minutes
Young, Powell lift Arkansas over Oklahoma 81-78
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) BJ Young's floater in the closing minute helped Arkansas snap a three-game losing streak with an 81-78 win over Oklahoma on Tuesday. Marshawn Powell added a career-high 33 points to help the Razorbacks (4-3), who avoided their first four-game losing streak since closing out the 2009-10 season with six straight
Bielema to Arkansas , Malzahn returns to Auburn
Steve Addazio away from the Owls. Bielema's hiring by Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long was a stunner. Arkansas came in with high hopes, even after Bobby Petrio was fired ..... during the summer, but things fell apart quickly and the Razorbacks finished 4-8 under interim coach John L. Smith.
Bielema agrees to leave Wisconsin for Arkansas
coach Bret Bielema is taking his brand of power football to Arkansas . Bielema has agreed to become the new coach of the Razorbacks , according to a person familiar with the situation that ..... hire, said a news conference was planned for Wednesday. Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long tweeted that an announcement
Son of Arkansas' Anderson arrested for DWI
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Arkansas coach Mike Anderson says his son has been suspended indefinitely from his job as video coordinator with the team following his third arrest on alcohol-related charges - and second while with the Razorbacks . Michael Anderson was booked at 8 a.m. on Sunday following his arrest by Fayetteville police on charges of driving
AP source: Paul Petrino hired as Idaho coach
authorized to release the information. The university scheduled a news conference for later Monday to announce its choice. Petrino, 45, is an assistant coach at Arkansas and the younger brother of former Razorbacks coach Bobby Petrino.
Arkansas aims to snap skid vs. No. 6 Syracuse
AP) Mike Anderson knew what he was getting into with a difficult early schedule. After back-to-back losses, the Arkansas coach hopes to come through the brutal opening stretch without any long-term damage - a task that doesn't get any easier when the Razorbacks (3-2) host No. 6 Syracuse on Friday night.
Arkansas AD Long turns attention to coaching hire
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Arkansas Athletic Director Jeff Long has searched for a long-term solution at football coach since Bobby Petrino's firing on April 10th. The Razorbacks (4-8, 2-6 Southeastern Conference) will soon find out how much of a benefit that head start was for Long, who