Author - Nate Olson

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Landers Award Has Competitive Field in 2020

by Nate Olson Since its inception in 2000, the Landers Award has become Arkansas’ premier high school football honor. Longtime KATV sports director Steve Sullivan orchestrates the event that includes a dinner for 10 finalists and their coaches and families and a 30-minute live show to announce...

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Former Hog Pat Bradley Forever an Arkansan

by Nate Olson It took one visit, and Pat Bradley knew Arkansas had more in common with his hometown of Everett, Mass. than he thought. Pat was on a recruiting visit in September of 1994 and Hogs forward Davor Rimac was charged with taking the young Bradley to the Arkansas/Alabama football...

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Pittman’s Hire is a Good Value for UA Football

by Nate Olson There’s a couple of things I’ve realized in 20 years living in Arkansas – Arkansas football is king, we live in a poor, rural state, and Arkansas football is king. While the fans had their requirements for a new coach – head-coaching experience, great recruiter, Arkansas...