College football: Week 13

posted by rexnelson on November 19th, 2014

It is safe for us to now officially declare that LSU is not a cold-weather team. I’m now tempted to crawl onto that Razorback bandwagon with you. Very tempted. But wait. Here are the picks for Week 13.

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Tears at 10-0

posted by rexnelson on November 18th, 2014

As the clock ticked down to 0:00 on a cold, gray Saturday afternoon, I tried to describe the scene in Arkadelphia to those who were listening to the broadcast of the 88th Battle of the Ravine. Then, the tears came.

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Rex’s Rankings: One week in

posted by rexnelson on November 18th, 2014

We’re one week into the high school playoffs, and there have been no big surprises thus far. Things should get interesting this Friday night. Here are the rankings.

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College football: The Battle of the Ravine

posted by rexnelson on November 12th, 2014

It’s time for one of the South’s best college football rivalries. No, silly, not the Battle for the Golden Boot. We’re talking about the Battle of the Ravine. Here are the college football picks for Week 12.

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Rex’s Rankings: Let the playoffs begin

posted by rexnelson on November 11th, 2014

It’s playoff time. Wrap up for a cold Friday night, and let’s start on the Road to the Rock. It’s my favorite time of the year. Here are the rankings at the end of the regular season.

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College football: Week 11

posted by rexnelson on November 6th, 2014

Razorback fans can take a week off from their agony. Vegas has established the Hogs as a two-point favorite against the open date. Try watching one of the other teams in the state play. You might enjoy it. There are games Saturday afternoon at Jonesboro, Conway, Pine Bluff, El Dorado and Monticello. Here are the picks for Week 11 of the college football season.

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Rex’s Rankings: One week left

posted by rexnelson on November 3rd, 2014

There’s only one week left in the regular season, and the playoffs are beginning to take shape. This is that strange week when almost half of the games are played on Thursday rather than Friday night. Here are the rankings after nine weeks of the high school football season.

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College football: Week 10

posted by rexnelson on October 30th, 2014

Thank goodness for nonconference games. All four of Arkansas’ victories have come in nonconference contests. Bret Bielema, who has never won a conference game as a Southeastern Conference head coach, is now 7-1 against nonconference opponents. Unfortunately for the Razorbacks, it’s back to the SEC West this week. Here are the picks for Week 10 of the college football season.

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Rex’s Rankings: After eight weeks

posted by rexnelson on October 28th, 2014

There are two weeks left in the regular season, and things are getting interesting in high school football in Arkansas. No changes occurred in our overall Top 10 as all of the teams won last week. In fact, the top nine teams all won by double-digit margins. Here’s the latest edition of Rex’s Rankings.

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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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