After three weeks, the Red Wolves two-deep is as you might expect – a mixture of truth and misdirection.
The Red Wolves are, after a mere two weeks, the nation’s leading pass offense, racking up 920 yard via the air while bombing the end zone 9 times. A-State’s Corey Rucker is second in the nation with 4 TD grabs, and he’s richly accompanied by exceptional talent in Jeff Foreman, Te’Vailance Hunt and about half-a-dozen other guys who can step in and make big plays.
Butch Jones released his two-deep for Week 2 against Memphis, and not surprisingly, he’s playing it coy at […]
On September 11, the Tigers darken The Cent in Butchboro. The win over UCA was jolly good fun, sure. But the stakes are higher on Saturday, somehow. We don’t share a conference. We have few common opponents. Though we claim the same recruiting grounds, the beef between the two programs is more personal than professional – especially with Memphis recently enjoying the national success Arkansas State has always wantonly craved.
To our collective dismay, “OR” will play a role behind center as both James Blackman and Layne Hatcher were named possible starters in the two-deep roster Arkansas State released today.
ook past the Bears is a mistake new A-State head football coach Butch Jones can’t afford to make – just ask Blake Anderson, the former Red Wolves coach who saw his 2016 team upset by the Bears 28-23. It was a loss that shook Jonesboro to its very core! Even though Anderson repaid the Bears last season with a 50-27 thumping, Red Wolves fans are still cringing from 2016.
I can’t imagine a scenario under Butch Jones – he with his arms permanently Gorilla-glued in crossed formation – where we’ll ever see Red Wolves execute a Flying Butt Bump after surrendering a go-ahead touchdown.
Who are the Red Wolves? What are the Red Wolves? Why are the Red Wolves? Fun Belt Podcast sifts through the clues regarding the Sun Belt’s most mysterious team. Joined by Wolf Den’s Jay Bir and Wolf Howls’ Kara Richey, we deploy all available sleuthing skills in Episode 7.
culture is new. The coaching staff is new. The Vice Chancellor for Intercollegiate Athletics is new. But the program is seeking an old result – a return to Sun Belt dominance. It begins September 4.
New Arkansas State head football coach Butch Jones isn’t in New Orleans to ghost write Shakespeare. He’s seen flanked by well-dressed muscle – TW Ayers and Andre Harris Jr. Jones’ walk-up music isn’t the AC/DC old-standard Chip Lindsey dials up; it’s the Arkansas State fight song. Nonsense does not a Butch Jones confidant.