Eight to earn degrees for Razorbacks - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Eight to earn degrees for Razorbacks

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - A total of eight current student-athletes from the Arkansas football team are expected to satisfy academic requirements to earn a degree with the completion of the fall semester in Fayetteville.

"I'm very proud of the work our eight student-athletes have done," said UA head coach Bobby Petrino. "We put a lot of emphasis on letting our team know their goal is to attain a degree and there is nothing better than seeing an individual do that."

Earlier this week, Arkansas football head coach Bobby Petrino honored the achievements of the eight by recognizing them following practice in front of the entire Razorback team.

The group includes members of the 2009 senior class that compiled 30 wins, one SEC Western Division title and three January bowl appearances.

The following is a list of the student-athletes on the Razorback football team who are expected to satisfy academic requirements to earn a degree following the fall semester:

Clay Bemberg, Sociology

Reggie Fish, Kinesiology

Matt Harris, Communication

Joseph Henry, Marketing

Lucas Miller, Communication

Mitch Petrus, Agricultural Business

Robert Salinas, Spanish

Michael Smith, Kinesiology

University of Arkansas Athletic Media Relations

Powered by Frankly