Weak results undo Bielema's brand of power


It always seemed odd that Bret Bielema would leave Wisconsin for Arkansas.

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Maumellehog59 says...

Replace Jeff Long with Barry and get Bret what he needs.

Posted 11 October 2017, 6:40 a.m. Suggest removal

hah406 says...

Wally, I don't believe in coincidence. Sam Pittman leaving was a big blow. Everything changed when he left. Kurt Anderson can't coach the O-line worth a damn compared to Pittman, and apparently can't recruit either. Anderson needs to be the first to go.

Posted 11 October 2017, 8:32 a.m. Suggest removal

tmw9 says...

Replace Long with anyone ! Hope I am wrong, but looks like it will only get worse, and worse and worse!

Posted 11 October 2017, 8:38 a.m. Suggest removal

Packman says...

Bielema's brand of power football will never be very successful at Arkansas because the line talent required for it will never be recruited in great enough numbers for it to work - the recruiting base just isn't there. Couple that with a below average line coach and the results are what we are seeing this year.
Endure Bielema until Jan. 2019 when his buyout is manageable and fire both him and Jeff Long (Long for signing off on the insane buyout package). Hire a Mike Leach who will run a west coach offense that requires minimal line talent. While high risk it at least gives a chance at winning every game even against Alabama. Or we can be satisfied being a perpetual bottom tier team in the SEC that everyone wants to play for Homecoming.

Posted 11 October 2017, 9:45 a.m. Suggest removal

mloydcaingmailcom says...

Arkansas is the new Vandy

Posted 11 October 2017, 12:53 p.m. Suggest removal

wildblueyonder says...

^The cure for anyone's losing season is a good dose of Pork.

Posted 11 October 2017, 1:05 p.m. Suggest removal

MaxCady says...

He hasn't done jack sh*t since he got here. In fact, it has gotten worse!

Posted 11 October 2017, 4:27 p.m. Suggest removal

Greenboat8 says...

Frank brought the money, but the Hogs will always be "bottom feeders", 2 out of 20 years. It is what it is. Not enough recruits to compete with the elite in the SEC. Live with it Hog fans....
You just can't recruit the men you need to compete.
Oh ya, Long is a better salesman than PT Barnum. Keep building those luxury suites. If things continue, maybe we can rent them to a WalMart for warehouse space.

Posted 11 October 2017, 10:58 p.m. Suggest removal

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