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What's Bret Bielema Been Up To This Week?

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Here's a rundown of all the things we've seen Bielema doing this week, getting work done and what not.

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Bielema's Been FaceTiming!

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p>“<a href="https://twitter.com/BretBielema">@BretBielema</a>: Always a good day when you get FaceTime with a future program changer! One day at a time. One HOG at a time. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/WoooPig?src=hash">#WoooPig</a>”</p>&mdash; Tha Boy 5 (@KayJayHill) <a href="https://twitter.com/KayJayHill/statuses/484420652854943744">July 2, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p> RT <a href="https://twitter.com/BretBielema">@BretBielema</a>: Double great day in recruiting with another FaceTime after his tough NFL guided workout! One HOG at a time.... <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/WoooPig?src=hash">#WoooPig</a></p>&mdash; Spook (@W_Gragg7) <a href="https://twitter.com/W_Gragg7/statuses/484484035834441730">July 2, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Bielema spent a little time this week recruiting K.J. Hill and Will Gragg via FaceTime before both head to The Opening next week. Bielema reportedly wants to do some more FaceTime with Hill and go over "four reasons on why he should be a Razorback".

If it doesn't include "One, you're like a dream come true. Two, just want to be with you. Three, it's plain to see that you're the only one for me. Four, repeat steps one through three" I think we'll all be disappointed.

Richard Davenport reports that former Hog Jarius Wright is making the trip with Gragg, which has to make Hog fans feel pretty good.

Bielema's Been Talking On The Radio!

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Bielema: Sebastian Tretola&#39;s last class is July 11th and then he&#39;ll be here. No concern.</p>&mdash; Bo Mattingly (@SportsTalkwBo) <a href="https://twitter.com/SportsTalkwBo/statuses/484806149279989761">July 3, 2014</a></blockquote>

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There had been some concern because juco transfer Sebastian Tretola had not yet made it to campus, but Bielema says it's cool. All part of the plan.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Bielema; D&#39;Arthur Cowan won&#39;t be with us. We need players to do certain things the right way. We tried to work with him but have to move on.</p>&mdash; Bo Mattingly (@SportsTalkwBo) <a href="https://twitter.com/SportsTalkwBo/statuses/484807287660240896">July 3, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Seems he's officially gone. Hopefully this is the end of the string of busts at wide receiver recruited by Bobby Petrino. It's a looooong string.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Bielema: Demetrius Wilson has been lights out. He was about 80% in spring ball. We couldn&#39;t put him through scrimmages.</p>&mdash; Bo Mattingly (@SportsTalkwBo) <a href="https://twitter.com/SportsTalkwBo/statuses/484807012136411136">July 3, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Let's hope so! He is the Razorback X-factor this fall, of course.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Bielema: BAllen has made a dramatic improvement.</p>&mdash; Bo Mattingly (@SportsTalkwBo) <a href="https://twitter.com/SportsTalkwBo/statuses/484807450097238016">July 3, 2014</a></blockquote>

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This can be said all day every day for the next two months. Until he proves it on the field in a game, people will be skeptical. Hope it's true, of course.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Bielema: Robb Smith and Clay Jennings have improved our play on the back end overnight. We&#39;re playing a lot more aggressive.</p>&mdash; Bo Mattingly (@SportsTalkwBo) <a href="https://twitter.com/SportsTalkwBo/statuses/484807920803008512">July 3, 2014</a></blockquote>

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I'd call this direct coachspeak if we didn't see that improvement in the spring. As we all know, it's lots and lots of improving that needs to happen back there.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Bielema: Our kids have spoken very highly about new linebacker Josh Williams. He&#39;s a 235 pound man.</p>&mdash; Bo Mattingly (@SportsTalkwBo) <a href="https://twitter.com/SportsTalkwBo/statuses/484808158573891584">July 3, 2014</a></blockquote>

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He's one of the more intriguing additions to this year's team, so any positive news is very welcome. Can't wait to see him in August.

Bielema's Maybe Been Taking A Veiled Shot At Bob Stoops!

As you might have heard, former highly-sought recruit/talented wide receiver/alleged domestic abuser Dorial Green-Beckham is transferring to Oklahoma. #theresonlyoneoklahoma

Bielema addressed the issue of transfers on the Bo Mattingly show after being asked about it, and although he didn't mention Stoops or any other coach by name, well, this is what he said:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Bielema: We look for high quality people. We don&#39;t want anybody who&#39;s on a rebound from legal troubles or drug issues.</p>&mdash; Bo Mattingly (@SportsTalkwBo) <a href="https://twitter.com/SportsTalkwBo/statuses/484806306180509697">July 3, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Bielema says he did some background research into possibly bringing in former Baylor receiver Robbie Rhodes but decided not to.</p>&mdash; Bo Mattingly (@SportsTalkwBo) <a href="https://twitter.com/SportsTalkwBo/statuses/484806879994851328">July 3, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Bielema: I have a strict no tolerance policy for marijuana and drug use. We&#39;re pretty adherent to that policy.</p>&mdash; Bo Mattingly (@SportsTalkwBo) <a href="https://twitter.com/SportsTalkwBo/statuses/484806727645159425">July 3, 2014</a></blockquote>

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"Pretty adherent" is a fun term.

But Bielema has held firm to this transfer policy pretty well as far as we can tell. A year ago about this time, Michael Dyer made public efforts to get a shot to play for the Razorbacks. Bielema decided against bringing him on before he finally landed at Louisville. Former Alabama linebacker Tyler Hayes reportedly made some sort of effort to come to Arkansas as part of last February's signing class but Bielema again decided against it.

Bielema's Been Getting Good Reports From Professors!

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p>Just saw an email from a professor bragging on six of our new freshman in class. Doing things the right way with the right people! <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/WoooPig?src=hash">#WoooPig</a></p>&mdash; Bret Bielema (@BretBielema) <a href="https://twitter.com/BretBielema/statuses/484810597498765314">July 3, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Gold stars for everybody!

Bielema's Been Talking To Bleacher Report!

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Just got off the phone with <a href="https://twitter.com/ArkRazorbacks">@ArkRazorbacks</a> head coach <a href="https://twitter.com/BretBielema">@BretBielema</a>. Look for a feature next week.</p>&mdash; Barrett Sallee (@BarrettSallee) <a href="https://twitter.com/BarrettSallee/statuses/484361672824741889">July 2, 2014</a></blockquote>

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So we've all got that to look forward to.

Bielema's Been Tweeting Fun Pictures!

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p>Friday funday for these two rodents. Had a team meeting at 3:30 and our Razorbacks are ready for a big July. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/WoooPig?src=hash">#WoooPig</a> <a href="http://t.co/h3v5Oprd4Y">pic.twitter.com/h3v5Oprd4Y</a></p>&mdash; Bret Bielema (@BretBielema) <a href="https://twitter.com/BretBielema/statuses/482652542585688064">June 27, 2014</a></blockquote>

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So he's still got those two tiny little things.

And if you're going to throw the A, this is a pretty cool place to do it.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p>“<a href="https://twitter.com/PeytonRobinson7">@PeytonRobinson7</a>: Throwing the &quot;A&quot; in Manaus, Brazil <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/WorldCupEdition?src=hash">#WorldCupEdition</a> &#10;<a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/NeverYield?src=hash">#NeverYield</a>&#10;<a href="https://twitter.com/BretBielema">@BretBielema</a> <a href="http://t.co/KHwjWGIQls">pic.twitter.com/KHwjWGIQls</a>”&#10;&#10;<a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/WoooPig?src=hash">#WoooPig</a></p>&mdash; Bret Bielema (@BretBielema) <a href="https://twitter.com/BretBielema/statuses/481225442175635456">June 24, 2014</a></blockquote>

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There's more pics of Hog fans doing Hog things on Bielema's Twitter timeline.