With three games left in the NFL season, coach Bobby Petrino deserts the Atlanta Falcons for Arkansas. He leaves a letter behind to inform his players.
APRIL 24, 2008
McFadden (4th by Oakland) and Jones (22nd by Dallas) are both selected in the first round of the NFL draft. Four teammates join them in later rounds, including Hillis, who goes to Denver in the seventh (227).
NOV. 27, 2010
Arkansas beats LSU 31--23, winning 10 games for the first time since 2006.
JAN. 6, 2012
Arkansas defeats Kansas State 29--16 in the Cotton Bowl to cap its first 11-win season since 1977.
APRIL 1, 2012
Petrino crashes his motorcycle while riding with his mistress, Jessica Dorrell, who works in the football office.
APRIL 10, 2012