Andy Hodges

Andy Hodges

Sports columnist, writer, former radio host and television host who has been expressing an opinion on sports in the media for over four decades. He has been at numerous media stops in Arkansas, Texas and Mississippi.

Arkansas Razorbacks coach Sam Pittman on main stage at SEC Football Kickoff on Thursday in Dallas.
Football

Getting Back to Work Ethic Why Pittman So Confident Now

Arkansas Razorbacks' five one-score games forced change in offseason aimed at making Hogs more competitive in SEC

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Texas coach Steve Sarkisian with the media SEC Media Days at the Omni Hotel in downtown Dallas.
Football

Did Razorbacks Fans Really Expect Sarkisian to Acknowledge Them?

It may be true many Razorbacks faithful love to hate Texas more than embracing Arkansas.

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Oklahoma coach Brent Venables speaking at Omni Dallas Hotel.
Football

Expanding Number of Teams in SEC Gets Off to Boring Start

Steve Spurrier, Ed Orgeron, even Nick Saban missed at rather tame gathering of coaches in Dallas

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Alabama Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban at SEC Media Days in 2022.
Football

Everybody Needs Credential at SEC Media Days, Even Saban

Arkansas Razorbacks coach Sam Pittman has another lesson to learn from former Alabama coach if he has TV aspirations after football

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SEC commissioner Greg Sankey speaks to the media at the 2024 SEC Football Kickoff on Monday  at the Omni Dallas Hotel in Dallas.
Football

SEC's Sankey Gives Himself Lot of Wiggle Room on Expansion Talk

Commissioner left himself room at Media Days in case ACC implodes

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Arkansas Razorbacks wide receiver Andrew Armstrong at spring practice March 30 inside Razorback Stadium.

Biggest Sign of Hope for Razorbacks is Armstrong at WR1

Andrew Armstrong is the hope based on catches last season, but that's not only measure for that go-to position.

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Arkansas Razorbacks coach Sam Pittman with the media at SEC Media Days in Nashville on July 19, 2023.
Football

Timing of Razorbacks at Media Days Means We Don't Know Questions

Arkansas Razorbacks go on last day after annual theme established for Sam Pittman, Hogs' players

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Big 12 Conference commissioner Brett Yormark speaks to the media during the Big 12 Media Days at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas.
Football

Signs There to Expect More Conference Shifting Soon

Big 12 will have direct impact as it's determined whether Florida State, Clemson noise is smoke screen

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin against the Atlanta Falcons during the first half at Raymond James Stadium.
Football

Hampton Remembers Special First Year with Kiffin from 1977 Team

Former NFL, college coordinator's special defense in Orange Bowl key to Arkansas Razorbacks' win over Oklahoma

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Oklahoma State Cowboys coach Mike Gundy speaks to the media during the Big 12 Media Days at Allegiant Stadium.
Football

Gundy's Announcement on Gordon Eliminates Hope for Hog Fans

Oklahoma State running back Gordon's consequences from arrest on drunk driving last month.

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Arkansas Razorbacks quarterbacks Malachi Singleton and Taylen Green during passing drills at a spring practice inside Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville, Ark.
Football

Can Razorbacks Put Noise in Background Before Practices Start?

SEC media days won't reveal much, but practices that soon follow will show what Sam Pittman's Arkansas Razorbacks can't hide

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Arkansas Razorbacks coach Sam Pittman during the final regular-season game against the Missouri Tigers on Nov. 24, 2023, in Fayetteville, Ark.
Football

Getting Arkansas Players Really Important for Different Reason

After another disappointing weekend in recruiting, Arkansas could be taking advantage of it in another are that may be more important.

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