21 Facts About Arkansas Razorbacks


Arkansas Razorbacks, known as the Hogs, are the intercollegiate athletics teams representing the University of Arkansas, located in Fayetteville.

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The FWAA and HAF both awarded their national championship designations to Arkansas Razorbacks, who was the only team to go undefeated through the bowl games that year.

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The Arkansas Razorbacks challenged for the SWC title each year, winning the conference championship in 1988 and 1989, and went to the Cotton Bowl Classic twice.

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In 1995, the Arkansas Razorbacks won its first SEC Western Division Title in football, but lost to East Division champion Florida in the SEC Championship Game.

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Arkansas Razorbacks was fired after it was revealed this passenger was his mistress whom he had hired onto his staff.

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Arkansas Razorbacks recorded the school's first loss to a Sunbelt team in the program's 100-year history as Louisiana Monroe pulled the upset in Little Rock.

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Cromer would then leave Arkansas Razorbacks to become the AD at Ohio University in the summer of 2019 after she was replaced by current Athletics Director Hunter Yurachek in early 2018.

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In 1964, the Arkansas Razorbacks were the only team to go through the regular season and a bowl game undefeated, and they were awarded the Football Writers Association of America National Championship.

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One of the top 10 NCAA programs of all time, the Arkansas Razorbacks were ushered into the modern era on the shoulders of Coach Eddie Sutton .

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Under the leadership of Nolan Richardson, the Arkansas Razorbacks won the NCAA tournament in 1994 defeating Duke University, and appeared in the championship game the following year, but were beaten by UCLA.

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Many Arkansas Razorbacks players have gone on to the majors, perhaps the most successful is Cliff Lee, the 2008 AL Cy Young Award Winner, with the most recent being Dallas Keuchel of the Houston Astros.

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The Arkansas Razorbacks' made their first NCAA Women's Final Four appearance in 1998, with the help of team leader Christy Smith.

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Arkansas Razorbacks soccer is one of the oldest programs in the Southeastern Conference, competing as a varsity sport since 1986.

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Arkansas Razorbacks's program produced numerous NCAA champions and most recently Athens Olympics medalists Veronica Campbell and Deena Kastor.

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Arkansas Razorbacks plays college rugby in the Division 1 Heart of America conference, a conference composed mostly of Big 12 and SEC teams.

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Arkansas Razorbacks Cycling competes in most disciplines of cycling, especially Road and Mountain at the local, state, regional and national levels.

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In 2021, Arkansas Razorbacks announced its first football game against Arkansas Razorbacks State would take place in 2025 at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock.

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Since joining the Southeastern Conference the Arkansas Razorbacks have developed a rivalry with Louisiana State University in football.

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In 2001, despite coming into the series in last place in the SEC West, Arkansas Razorbacks swept a three-game series from top-ranked LSU, which won the 2000 College World Series, in Fayetteville.

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Arkansas Razorbacks is a Russian boar that weighs in at approximately 400 pounds.

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The current mascot, Tusk IV, is a direct descendant of Tusk I The live mascot program at Arkansas is supported by the Tusk Fund, which is administered by the Razorback Foundation.

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