Arkansas Razorbacks

SEC adds #4 Georgia & #8 Florida to 2020 Arkansas schedule

The Razorbacks now have six teams on their schedule that are ranked in the Preseason Amway Coaches Poll.

Arkansas AD Hunter Yurachek reacts to SEC football going conference-only for 2020

SEC goes to conference-only schedule, Sept. 26 start

Former Hogs Keuchel & McCann have successful Saturday with White Sox

NCAA reduces minimum number of games required for D1 non-football fall sports

After talk of collaboration, FBS conferences go their own way

Austin Cook shoots 73 in final round of 3M Open

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Arkansas RB Rakeem Boyd named to Maxwell Award watch list

Arkansas WR Treylon Burks named to Hornung Award watch list

Arkansas kicker A.J. Reed selected to Groza Award watch list

Yurachek updates state of Razorback athletics in Thursday press conference

NCAA: Test all athletes for COVID-19 within 72 hours of game

A-State RB Marcel Murray & Arkansas RB Rakeem Boyd on Doak Walker Award radar

SEC postpones start of volleyball, soccer, & cross country through August 31st

For Arkansas, six soccer matches – including two preseason scrimmages – and three volleyball matches will be affected by the postponement.

Eagles sign Jason Peters, Razorback alum to move to right guard

The 38-year-old Peters enters his 17th season in the NFL and 12th in Philadelphia.

SEC Athletic Directors meet at the SEC Headquarters in Birmingham

The meeting and discussions follow announcements from the Big 10 and Pac 12 that they will only play in-conference games this fall.

Austin Cook finishes T39 at Workday Charity Open

The JHS & Razorback alum shot 69 Sunday in Ohio.

Former Razorbacks shine Thursday in The Basketball Tournament

Razorback sports will have mobile only ticketing in 2020-21

Austin Cook fires 30 on back 9 to finish in top 30 in Rocket Mortgage Classic

Razorback head coach Sam Pittman provides football summer update

  David Patrick named Arkansas basketball associate head coach

  JHS baseball standout Josh Hyneman commits to Arkansas

Arkansas OF Heston Kjerstad signs deal with Orioles

MLB.com’s Jim Callis reports that it’s worth $5.2 million.

Austin Cook finishes T54 at the Travelers Championship

The JHS & Razorback alum shot 69 in Sunday’s final round.

Arkansas SS Casey Martin signs with Phillies

The Lonoke native racked up 184 hits during his time as a Razorback, with 40 doubles, four triples and 30 home runs for a .310/.549/.390 slash line. He also posted 116 RBIs and scored 130 runs, with 67 walks and 24 stolen bases in 27 attempts.

West Memphis & Razorback alum Sonny Weems named CBA Player of the Week

He dropped 24 points, 10 rebounds, & 7 assists on Saturday for the Guangdong Southern Tigers.

  Jonesboro native Austin Cook getting ready to return to PGA Tour

The JHS alum will play in the RBC Heritage next week in South Carolina.

NCAA approves 2020 summer activities for D1 men’s & women’s basketball

On-court practices with coaches can begin July 20th. Student-athletes can continue voluntary workouts.

NCAA D1 Council approves 2020 football preseason schedule

The six-week model begins July 13th.

Arkansas State, Arkansas, & Missouri on radar for 2021 class of College Football Hall of Fame

Calvin Harrell, Brandon Burlsworth, & Gary Pinkel are among the names on the ballot.

Report: Former head coach Bret Bielema sues Razorback Foundation

According to Sportico, the former head coach filed a $7 million dollar lawsuit.

SEC going virtual for 2020 football Media Days

The virtual event will feature Sankey’s annual “State of the SEC” address, as well as media sessions with the conference's 14 head coaches and select student-athletes from each school. The SEC is in planning with the SEC Network to provide wall-to-wall coverage of the virtual event.

NCAA finalizing plan for extended college football preseason

The NCAA's football oversight committee expects to finalize a plan on Thursday to allow teams to conduct up to 12 unpadded, slow-speed practices, also know as walk-throughs, during the 14 days before the typical preseason begins in August.

Report: Arkansas State baseball to play Arkansas in 2021

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that the midweek matchup would take place at Baum Stadium.

Report: Arkansas allowing coaches to schedule Arkansas State & UCA in multiple sports

The Razorbacks played Little Rock & UAPB in several sports in 2019.

Arkansas announces student-athlete tests positive for COVID-19

Athletic Director Hunter Yurachek says that the positive result was confirmed based on the results of a test conducted last week.

  Razorback superfan Canaan Sandy celebrates birthday in style Thursday

The Cave City native visited Little Rock & Fayetteville.

DeSoto (TX) junior WR Jaedon Wilson commits to Arkansas

The 3-star prospect had 12 Power 5 offers including Missouri and Kansas.

Arkansas associate head coach Chris Crutchfield named East Central head basketball coach

He helped the Razorbacks to a 20-12 record in the 2019-20 season.

Arkansas women’s basketball will host Baylor in 2020 SEC/Big 12 Challenge

Mike Neighbors' Razorbacks get to face the reigning national champions.

Yurachek announces plan for Razorback student-athletes to return to campus

Veterans in football along with men’s and women’s basketball are allowed to come back to campus on June 8th.

Nettleton alum Nick Hilson named to SEC Community Service Team

He volunteered with a number of community service projects which included the One Arkansas Road Show in Fort Smith, & the RazorCall at Fox Meadow Elementary.

Arkansas OF Heston Kjerstad named a Collegiate Baseball All-American

The Amarillo, Texas, native put up video-game numbers in 2020, finishing the year with a .448/.791/.513 clip at the plate over 67 at-bats. He recorded 30 hits, five doubles and six homers, with 20 RBIs and 19 runs scored.

Arkansas catcher Casey Opitz named to SEC Community Service Team

A junior from Colorado, Opitz has been a positive influence for both the Arkansas baseball program and in the Fayetteville community during his time as a Razorback. He is a consistent leader in giving back, volunteering to go Christmas shopping and delivering toys for kids at Greenland Elementary.

Eddie Sutton, Hall of Fame basketball coach, dies at 84

Basketball coach Eddie Sutton led three teams to the Final Four and was the first coach to take four schools to the NCAA Tournament.

  Paragould native Braxton Burnside reflects on 2020 with Razorback softball

She hit .394 with 5 HR and 20 RBI for #20 Arkansas.

SEC approves on-campus voluntary athletic activities starting June 8th

June 8 will begin a transition period that will allow student-athletes to gradually adapt to full training and sports activity after this recent period of inactivity. Under plans developed by each university and consistent with state and local health directives, certain activities will be permitted

NCAA approves voluntary workouts for football, men’s basketball, women’s basketball

Yahoo! Sports was first to report the news. Workouts would start on June 1st.

Natural State teams make the grade in updated NCAA APR figures

All Arkansas State, Arkansas, UCA, Little Rock, & UAPB athletic programs scored above the 930 threshold needed for postseason play.

  Harrisburg alum Keely Huffine reflects after breakout 2020 with Razorbacks

She hit 3 home runs in 21 games with Arkansas softball.

GoFundMe funds growing to help former Razorback

Over $20,000 has been raised to help De'Anthony Curtis.

Paragould alum Braxton Burnside named to CoSIDA Academic All-District Team

The Arkansas junior infielder automatically qualifies to appear on the ballot for Academic All-America honors by virtue of their All-District First Team recognition.

Jonesboro alum Wil Gibson named to SEC Community Service Team

Gibson was recognized for his work as a member of the Razorback Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. He additionally participated in the Fearless Food Fight, a collaboration with the Blue Cross and Blue Shield to fight hunger in Arkansas, and City Youth Ministries.

West Memphis & Arkansas alum Sonny Weems gives back

He donated nearly 7,000 masks to his hometown of West Memphis. They’ll help protect people from the spread of the coronavirus.

  Desi Sills reflects on sophomore season with Razorbacks, builds towards 2020-21

The Jonesboro alum is back home & taking advantage of the extended offseason.

Arkansas & Oklahoma agree to multi-year basketball series

The first matchup is December 12th, 2020 in Tulsa.

Mike Eades named Sun Belt & SEC Coordinator of Men’s Basketball Officials

In this role, Eades will be charged with selecting, training, evaluating and assigning officials for every men’s basketball game hosted by Sun Belt member institutions. He will manage a basketball officiating consortium headed by the SEC that also includes the American Athletic and ASUN conferences.

State of Natural State Football (5/4/20)

Arkansas State University and the University of Arkansas both announced Monday that they plan to have in-classroom instruction on campus this fall.For D1 schools, that’s the first X and O in the playbook of bringing football back.

Arkansas junior Mason Jones declares for NBA Draft, signs with CAA

Jones led the SEC in scoring in the 2019-2020 season. His 22.03 points per game average was good for 8th in the nation.

Arkansas baseball reveals first look at more Baum-Walker Stadium upgrades

The Diamond Hogs are building a 49,000 square foot baseball performance facility. The J.B. & Johnelle Hunt Family Baseball Development Center will have an expanded locker room, weight room, enhanced pitching and batting areas, and more.

NCAA board supports name, image and likeness compensation

The NCAA announced Wednesday that its Board of Governors supports permitting athletes the ability to cash in on their names, images and likenesses as never before and without involvement from the association, schools or conferences.

  Nettleton & Diamond Hog alum Jake Smith giving back with 1And1 Ministries

The non-profit organization is in Nicaragua and Colombia. They teach kids in both countries about the gospel and baseball, along with helping them get jobs and internships away from the game.

Razorbacks agree to undrafted free agent deals

De'Jon Harris is set to join the Patriots while Devwah Whaley is headed to the Bengals

Arkansas S Kamren Curl selected by Redskins in 7th round of NFL Draft

Led Arkansas with 2 interceptions in 2019

Arkansas DT McTelvin Agim selected by Broncos in 3rd Round of NFL Draft

It’s the 25th straight year that a Razorback has been selected in the Draft.

Red Wolves & Razorbacks could go off the board in 2020 NFL Draft

The NFL Draft starts Thursday at 7:00pm on KAIT-ABC.

NCAA approves several rule changes for 2020 football season

0 is now an available number for players on offense, defense, or special teams.

Arkansas Athletics set to host Wooo Pig Weekend

The Razorbacks are hosting several virtual events and creating engaging challenges for its fans. The fun will kick off Friday, April 24 and will run through Sunday, April 26.

Bryant native KK Robinson signs with Razorback basketball

Robinson (6-0, 170) is ranked at No. 67 overall and 15th as a point guard by Rivals while ESPN puts him a #82. ESPN also ranks him the 20th-best point guard in the nation as well as the #2 rated player from Arkansas.

Arkansas basketball adds 2 D1 transfers & 1 in-state signee

Jaylin Williams, Jalen Tate, & Vance Jackson signed with the Razorbacks Wednesday.

Natural State well represented on 2020 NFF Hampshire Honor Society

Arkansas State, Arkansas, UCA, Harding, Henderson State, Ouachita Baptist, Southern Arkansas, Hendrix, & Lyon all had players selected.

Report: Eddie Sutton in 2020 class of Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

He led Arkansas to 9 NCAA Tournament appearances, 5 SWC championships, and the 1978 Final Four

Jonesboro LB Marco Avant commits to Arkansas

He transferred to Jonesboro after playing at Forrest City. Avant recorded 83 tackles and 12 tackles for a loss in 2019.

Braxton Burnside reflects on shortened season for Arkansas softball

The Paragould native spoke Wednesday in a media teleconference.

NCAA to give spring sport athletes extra year of eligibility

The NCAA Division I Council voted Monday to give spring-sport athletes regardless of their year in school a way to get back the season they lost, but it did not guarantee financial aid to the current crop of seniors if they return to play next year.

Arkansas guard Jalen Harris will graduate transfer

He played in all 32 games in the 2019-2020 season, averaging 4.2 points, 2.1 rebounds, & 2.4 assists per contest.

Arkansas basketball coach Eric Musselman making waves in social media

A pair of videos are racking up views on twitter & facebook.

Ticket buyers to receive refund options on Razorback events

Refunds will be available on a pro-rated basis for season ticket holders in baseball (19 games), softball (17 games), track and field (3 events) and gymnastics (1 meet), including suite holders in applicable sports.

SEC cancels remainder of 2020 spring sports calendar

In addition, all spring football games are cancelled and there will be no pro days conducted by SEC institutions.

Arkansas IF Robert Moore named SEC Co-Freshman of the Week

From Leawood, Kansas, Moore went 5-for-9 at the plate vs. the Antelopes, with three RBIs and run scored and a final batting average of .556. His five hits were tied for the team-lead last week, as he recorded multi-hit performances in both games against GCU.