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Episode 164: KJ Jefferson – Better Than Ever

Episode 164: KJ Jefferson – Better Than Ever

KJ Jefferson isn’t sneaking up on anybody. After a standout season in which Jefferson amassed more than 3,300 total yards and 27 touchdowns, the secret is out: Arkansas’ QB1 is a big-time player. But, despite leading the Razorbacks to its first nine-win season in a decade, it wasn’t always easy. Razorback radio analyst and former star quarterback Quinn Grovey talks to Jefferson about dedicating the offseason to taking his game to the next level and being ready for whatever opposing defenses throw at him.

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For the second straight year, Arkansas earned a program record with a seventh place finish in the final standings of 2021-22 Learfield Directors’ Cup released on Thursday by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of America (NACDA). The Razorbacks tallied eight Southeastern Conference championships and recorded nine top-10 national finishes to best the program’s previous Directors’ Cup best finish, eighth, in the 2020-21 athletics season.

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For Barry Odom, Arkansas — and coaching alongside Sam Pittman — is the place to be. Odom has helped Pittman engineer an incredible turnaround at Arkansas, and has helped a once-maligned defense turn into one of the better units in the country. Arkansas radio analyst Quinn Grovey sits down with the Hogs’ DC to talk about his unit’s improvement, working alongside Sam Pittman and why the Razorbacks are a destination in college football.

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The University of Arkansas announced today a partnership with RevelXP, the revolutionary fan experience and hospitality company for sports and entertainment brands, to provide game day tailgating and hospitality services beginning with the 2022 Razorback football season.

Three Hogs were named Phil Steele Preseason All-Americans while seven earned Preseason All-SEC honors.

On the heels of Arkansas’ most successful season on the football field in a decade, Head Coach Sam Pittman has signed a new contract with the University of Arkansas that increases his base compensation and extends his employment agreement through potentially the 2027 season based on on-field success.

In 100 days, the Arkansas Razorbacks will kick off the 2022 season inside Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium against Cincinnati at 2:30 p.m. on ESPN.

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