November 22, 2014

Balance Doesn’t Tip the Scale

AUBURN, AL - AUGUST 30: Quarterback Brandon Allen #10 of the Arkansas Razorbacks throws a pass for a touchdown during the game against the Auburn Tigers at Jordan Hare Stadium on August 30, 2014 in Auburn, Alabama. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

The Hogs were balanced offensively Saturday. Balance is great, but it doesn’t tip the scale in your favor. What’s missing is a credible threat in the passing game.

It Takes A Village

So it appears now that former Arkansas and Tulsa offensive coordinator Gus Malzahn is taking his ‘High School Musical’ on the road down to the ‘Loveliest Village On The Plains.’ Just a couple of weeks ago, we wrote here about how the hiring of Gene Chizik at Auburn was good news for the other members of […]

Arkansas 30, Tulsa 23

ArkansasRazorbacks.com: Razorbacks end Tulsa’s undefeated season Behind the career-high 385 yards passing from senior Casey Dick, the University of Arkansas Razorbacks ended the perfect season of the Golden Hurricane with a 30-23 thriller at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium.

CBS SportsLine’s Dodd on McFadden and Malzahn

Dennis Dodd: It’s messy in Arkansas, but McFadden is running clean You couldn’t have written a screenplay to accurately chronicle Arkansas football the past two months. Mustain, the quarterback, transferred — to where, no one knows yet. That was only after his former high school coach, offensive coordinator Gus Malzahn, left for Tulsa. Broyles, the […]

‘I Request Trial By Court-martial’

It’s funny that Marcus Monk mentioned on Wednesday that he and his team were as strong as a “band of brothers” right now. I say that because I had thought about a scene from the mini-series Band of Brothers on the day before, after it was reported that Houston Dale had planned to demote his award-winning offensive […]

Quiet, Please.

That old Bill Cosby joke that says something to the effect that, ‘fathers aren’t interested in justice, just quiet’ isn’t so much funny as true.  Substitute ‘leaders,’ ‘managers,’ or even ‘athletic directors’ in place of the word ‘fathers’ and the truth remains. Their favorite t-shirt says, ‘Because I’m the daddy, that’s why.’

Only A Mirage

Success was surely sweet…but the price was high.  Mortgaged future for riches today.  Promises broken without regard for integrity.  Fools made of believers without a second thought. In the beginning…all wanted to believe.  That a proud ego had been humbled by evident limitations.  That a new voice would be trusted and followed.  That old men recognized the […]

Malzahn Resigns As Offensive Coordinator

Hogwired.com: Houston Nutt Statement on Gus Malzahn’s Hiring at Tulsa Arkansas head coach Houston Nutt was out of town recruiting on Monday, but issued this brief statement regarding Malzahn’s hiring at Tulsa. “We are very appreciative of the many contributions Gus made to our staff and to our program during his tenure with the Razorbacks. […]

Report: Malzahn Leaving Arkansas For Tulsa

Television station KOTV out of Tulsa reported during their Sunday night “Oklahoma Sports Blitz” show that Arkansas offensive coordinator and receivers coach Gus Malzahn has reportedly agreed to become the co-offensive coordinator for the Tulsa Hurricanes and their new head coach, Todd Graham.