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Michael Dyer Probably Deserves Another Shot...Somewhere

Should Michael Dyer be allowed to walk on at Arkansas? Would the current Hogs want him on the team? Is Dyer being honest when he says he's changed? How much harm could he actually do in Fayetteville? Is it possible that he could develop into a great Razorback? I explore these questions in a column I wrote for Sporting Life Arkansas.

Arkansas 2013-14 Athletics Budget Released

Chris Bahn published details of the UA's athletic budget for the coming year, and it's a handy guide to see just how all the money flows through the entire department. Football tickets as usual is the primary moneymaker, followed by SEC and NCAA distributions (TV, bowl payouts, etc). Men's basketball is the only other sport to net profits for the department. Interestingly, they're forecasting a drop of $2.4 million in football ticket sales compared to last year (likely due to one fewer home game, as pointed out below), and projecting an additional $2.1 million in gifts and donations.

UA Executive John Diamond Provides Insight On Petrino Firing Process

John Diamond, the associate vice chancellor for university relations at UofA, was in Little Rock Friday and gave a presentation in which he discussed the communications and public relations situation of the now-infamous motorcycle wreck.

Jeff Long Makes Triumphant Return To Twitter

Jeff Long returned to his mildly-snarky twitter tone this weekend and quickly upset Arkansas State fans. Sporting Life Arkansas did a fantastic job of documenting the theatre. Long mostly disappeared from twitter after it was clear the football season was going down the drain and BVC ripped him tweeting about a red-out for the Alabama game.

Doc Harper: Bielema Hire Result Of Jeff Long's Impressive Process

After watching Jeff Long go through the last eight months, it’s hard not to look at the hiring of Bret Bielema compared to what other athletic directors did and come away impressed with Long.

Grantland: Free Bobby Petrino

Grantland's Bryan Curtis argues that it's foolhardy to pretend college football is somehow above the moral failings of Petrino, and that Arkansas shouldn't rule out hiring him back.

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