Razorbacks Football

Jefferson Seeking Starting Spot

FAYETTEVILLE — Offensive lineman Cameron Jefferson knew it would take some time to make the transition to Arkansas’ system.
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Four Downs: Williams ‘Next Guy In’ at MLB

1. Peters Reaction: Arkansas defensive coordinator Robb Smith declined to comment on middle linebacker Otha Peters ’ departure on Tuesday night. Instead, Smith said it’s simply “next guy in” as the Razorbacks replace the junior on the depth chart.
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Derby, Henson Earn Scholarships

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas kicker John Henson was elated to find out he was going on scholarship for his senior season.
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Four Downs: Peters Leaves Razorbacks

1. Peters Transferring: Arkansas linebacker Otha Peters is transferring, according to coach Bret Bielema .
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Arkansas Putting Together Backup Plan

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas quarterback Rafe Peavey finally got his opportunity to run the offense after the midway point of Saturday’s scrimmage in Razorback Stadium. But Peavey’s first play of the day didn’t exactly go as planned.
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Four Downs: Johnson Moves Into First-Team Role

1. Moving Up Inside: Taiwan Johnson came to Arkansas as a 235-pound defensive end.
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Morgan Caps Strong Week With Big Performance

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas sophomore Drew Morgan wanted to prove he was worthy of playing time after having only three passes thrown his way last season.
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Four Downs: Backs Banged Up During First Week

1. Running Back Injuries: Running back Alex Collins , who led Arkansas in rushing as a true freshman last season, did not participate in Saturday’s 93-play scrimmage.
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Notes, Observations, Stats From Saturday’s Scrimmage

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas held a 93-play scrimmage in Razorback Stadium on Saturday.
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Linebackers Expect Improvement After 2014 Struggles

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas had nothing but inexperience at linebacker last summer as it prepared for the 2013 season.
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Four Downs: Arkansas Eager For First Scrimmage

1. Scrimmage Time: Arkansas safety De’Andre Coley and the rest of his teammates have been waiting patiently for Saturday to arrive. Now that it’s here, Coley has big plans.
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Richardson Heads Into Naismith Hall of Fame

FAYETTEVILLE — This isn’t Nolan Richardson’s first trip to Springfield, Mass.
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Four Downs: Mitchell Adjusting to New Position

1. Duwop Settling In: Arkansas coach Bret Bielema said last spring it was taking redshirt freshman Damon Mitchell some time to come to grips with his move to wide receiver.
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Autonomy Proposal Approved By NCAA Board

FAYETTEVILLE — Southeastern Conference commissioner Mike Slive said last month it is “critical for the NCAA to change” by granting legislative autonomy for the SEC, Big 12, Big Ten, Pac-12 and ACC.
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Marshall Expects Breakout Season

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas running back Korliss Marshall has watched his teammates get plenty of recognition.
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Four Downs: Defensive Tackle Makes Early Impression

1. Freshman Impressing: Freshman Bijhon Jackson was expected to be a candidate for early playing time before Arkansas opened preseason camp.
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Linemen Expect Competition From Newcomers

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas offensive lineman Luke Charpentier knew the Razorbacks weren’t settled with their starting five after spring practice.
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Williams: Hogs Will ‘Earn’ Improvement

1. Williams Eager to Earn it: Arkansas running back Jonathan Williams isn’t making any excuses for last season.
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Newcomers Impress Bielema During First Practice

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas coach Bret Bielema got his first good look at the newcomers when the Razorbacks opener preseason camp Monday.
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Four Downs: Austin Allen’s Summer Improvement

1. QB Conversation: Arkansas coaches and players believe quarterback Brandon Allen made impressive strides in the summer to prepare for the 2014 season.
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