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Arkansas fans getting restless, justifiably so

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Photographs by Flip Putthoff

Jeff Long, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, athletic director, chats Wednesday Sept. 6 2017 after his talk to the NWA Touchdown Club.

Jeff Long talked to the Little Rock Touchdown Club and spoke on the success of the graduation rate among athletes and how all programs combined had a 3.25 GPA.

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weebles says...

I see 4-5 star high school players in Texas, Oklahoma, Lousiana and other places and when I look at the schools recruiting them, Arkansas is not one of them. Bert seems to go after the 3 star players and hope he can compete...not gonna happen. We have no kicker and dont seem to be recruting one? We need to find a big running and passing quarter back and get away from this pro style attact. Lets make Arkansas great again and get some 5 star recruits and a new coach.

Posted 12 September 2017, 9:50 a.m. Suggest removal

TravisBickle says...

The Porkers are not a Power 5 conference team. I think a better fit would be the American Athletic Conference. Houston, SMU, Tulsa, Memphis, that's more our speed. At least in the old SWC we were semi-competitive against all those Texas teams. And believe me I followed them everywhere for bowl games and regular season games. But after they joined the SEC I never bought into the hype. And that's all they are.

Posted 12 September 2017, 10:10 a.m. Suggest removal

LRDawg says...

He's been losing for 5 years and fans are upset now? I thought Arkansas fans were happy with the liberty bowls and belk bowls. I gave up on football when there was no change after losing to Toledo and Texas Tech. Razorback football is getting what it asked for....give him 5 more years and he'll right the ship LMAO Whew-Pig

Posted 12 September 2017, 1:28 p.m. Suggest removal

KnuckleBall says...

The program was broken because Jeff Long hired John L Smith....when most likely Tim Horton would have done a better job and certainly could not have done any worse. He would have had plenty of coaches from the past that would have given him advice. John L Smith did not know where he was or who he was going to play...

Posted 12 September 2017, 5:38 p.m. Suggest removal

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