College football: Week 9

posted by rexnelson on October 20th, 2014

No complaining about next year’s schedule. It’s time to say “bring on Toledo” just so Arkansas can win a game again at War Memorial Stadium. The Hogs are 1-4 in the Rock in the PMA (Post Motorcycle Accident) era. Here are the picks for Week 9 of the college football season.

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Rex’s Rankings: After seven weeks

posted by rexnelson on October 20th, 2014

Conway, Fayetteville, North Little Rock, Pulaski Academy, Fort Smith Northside, Bryant, Benton, Pine Bluff, Jonesboro and Sylvan Hills all took care of business on Friday night. Those are our Top 10, and all of them won by 17 points or more. Here are the rankings after seven weeks of the high school football season.

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College football: Week 8

posted by rexnelson on October 15th, 2014

It hurt, didn’t it? A blocked extra point. A bad snap on a field goal attempt. What was about to be a touchdown fumbled into the end zone. Alabama 14, Arkansas 13. Is this the week the Razorbacks’ SEC losing streak comes to an end? It would be poetic justice of sorts if the streak ended in Little Rock, a place the UA administration seems so anxious to desert. Here are the picks for Week 8 of the college football season.

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Rex’s Rankings: After six weeks

posted by rexnelson on October 13th, 2014

The weather appeared to be the big winner across Arkansas on Friday night. Games delayed. Games stopped early. Games finished on Saturday. It’s time for Rex’s Rankings after six weeks of the high school football season.

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College football: Week 7

posted by rexnelson on October 10th, 2014

As much as we might like it to be so, it’s hard to imagine Alabama losing back-to-back SEC games. We’re 43-4 on the season, picking the Tide and hoping we’re wrong. Here are the picks for Week 7 of the college football season.

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Rex’s Rankings: The halfway point

posted by rexnelson on October 8th, 2014

We’ve reached the halfway point of the high school football season. What have we learned in the first half of the season? A lot. Here are the rankings.

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College football: Week 6

posted by rexnelson on October 2nd, 2014

For three consecutive weeks, I’ve gone 8-1 on the picks. For two consecutive weeks, I’ve been unable to figure out the Boll Weevils of the University of Arkansas at Monticello. Still, the record is 37-3. Let’s get to the picks for Week 6 of the college football season.

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Rex’s Rankings: After four weeks

posted by rexnelson on September 30th, 2014

Four weeks are in the books, and Fort Smith Northside continues to surprise us in high school football. Going into last Friday, we had Fayetteville ranked No. 1 and Northside at No. 3. With Fayetteville losing to Northside, the Conway Wampus Cats now find themselves at No. 1. Let’s get to the rankings as we head into Week 5 of the high school football season.

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College football: Week 5

posted by rexnelson on September 26th, 2014

Razorback fans are feeling good again. At least the program matters, something you couldn’t say the past two years. It should be interesting in Arlington on Saturday afternoon. We’re 29-2 on our picks for the 2014 season. On to the picks for Week 5.

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Rex’s Rankings: After three weeks

posted by rexnelson on September 22nd, 2014

The most pleasant surprise of the high school football season thus far has been Fort Smith Northside, which is off to its first 3-0 start since 2006. It’s not often that you see a Greenwood team whipped. But Northside did just that last Friday night at Mayo-Thompson Stadium. We move Northside up to No. 3 overall, just in time for the Grizzlies’ visit to No. 1 Fayetteville.

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