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Build your Arkansas All-time offensive team.
« on: January 12, 2019, 02:29:17 am »

What would your offensive look like if you had to create an All-Time Razorbacks team? Mine is:
 
QB: Matt Jones
RB: Darren McFadden
RB: Felix Jones
FB: Peyton Hillis if there's a fullback set.

C: Jonathan Luigs
LG: Brandon Burlsworth
RG: Leotis Harris
LT: Shawn Andrews
RT: Jason Peters
TE: Hunter Henry (DJ Williams in a double TE set)

WR: Anthony Lucas
WR: Cobi Hamilton
WR: Lance Alworth.
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Re: Build your Arkansas All-time offensive team.
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2019, 05:22:49 am »

Barry Foster would be the perfect compliment to DMac in the backfield.
Chuck Dicus was a better receiver than Cobi and an All-American too.

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Re: Build your Arkansas All-time offensive team.
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2019, 06:48:33 am »

QB Matt Jones
RB Dmac
RB Madre Hill
FB Peyton Hillis
WR Jarius Wright
WR James Shibest
WR Chuck Dicus
TE Hunter Henry
LT Tony Ugoh
LG Steve Korte
C Jonathan Luigs
RG Brandon Burlsworth
RT Shawn Andrews
PK Steve Little
KR/AP  Joe Adams

2nd Team

QB Ryan Mallet
RB Cedric Cobbs
RB Felix Jones
FB Barry Foster (FBs were a little different in flexbone offense but had to include him
WR Anthony Lucas
WR Marcus Monk
WR Drew Morgan
TE DJ Williams
OL Jason Peters (played TE in college but was really an extra lineman)
OL Freddie Childress
C Travis Swanson
OL Frank Ragnow
OL Sebastion Tretola
PK Kendall Trainor
KR/AP Gary Anderson

A lot of great players left out that could easily made team, my apologies to them. Perhaps I will compile a 3rd team list later

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Re: Build your Arkansas All-time offensive team.
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2019, 07:29:22 am »

What would your offensive look like if you had to create an All-Time Razorbacks team? Mine is:
 
QB: Matt Jones
RB: Darren McFadden
RB: Felix Jones
FB: Peyton Hillis if there's a fullback set.

C: Jonathan Luigs
LG: Brandon Burlsworth
RG: Leotis Harris
LT: Shawn Andrews
RT: Jason Peters
TE: Hunter Henry (DJ Williams in a double TE set)

WR: Anthony Lucas
WR: Cobi Hamilton
WR: Lance Alworth.

Jason Peters was a TE while he was here.

Here's an article that has a good list and includes defense.

https://bleacherreport.com/articles/1306690-arkansas-football-the-all-time-dream-team#slide3

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Re: Build your Arkansas All-time offensive team.
« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2019, 07:57:30 am »

Jason Peters was a TE while he was here.

Here's an article that has a good list and includes defense.

https://bleacherreport.com/articles/1306690-arkansas-football-the-all-time-dream-team#slide3

That was fun, M. Thanks.
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Re: Build your Arkansas All-time offensive team.
« Reply #5 on: January 12, 2019, 10:12:34 am »

Barry Foster would be the perfect compliment to DMac in the backfield.
Chuck Dicus was a better receiver than Cobi and an All-American too.

You are right about Chuck Dicus.  He is also in the College Football Hall of Fame.
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Re: Build your Arkansas All-time offensive team.
« Reply #6 on: January 12, 2019, 10:14:40 am »

You are right about Chuck Dicus.  He is also in the College Football Hall of Fame.

And.....Bambi didn't play WR for us. He was a halfback.

Dicus is the guy.
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Re: Build your Arkansas All-time offensive team.
« Reply #7 on: January 12, 2019, 10:18:08 am »

Can't believe no one has Gary Anderson. He was as good a receiver as he was RB.

Agree with Barry Foster at FB. PH was good don't get me wrong, but BF could take a hand off up the middle and go 60-70 yards for the TD.

What about R.C. Thielemann on the line? He went on to be a part of the great Redskins lines. Pro bowl 81, 82 and 83. Also won a Superbowl with them.
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« Reply #8 on: January 12, 2019, 10:21:50 am »

A preson's age will have a lot to do with selections.
Just look at the Quarterback position and names not mentioned
Quinn Grovey
Joe Ferguson
Bill Montgomery
Scott Bull
Scanlon
Calcagni
Stoerner
Then go back to
Marshall & Brittenum

Arkansas has had many really good QB's over the years. Other than DMac you can do some very similar picks with running backs as well as other positions.

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Re: Build your Arkansas All-time offensive team.
« Reply #9 on: January 12, 2019, 10:25:23 am »

A preson's age will have a lot to do with selections.
Just look at the Quarterback position and names not mentioned
Quinn Grovey
Joe Ferguson
Bill Montgomery
Scott Bull
Scanlon
Calcagni
Stoerner
Then go back to
Marshall & Brittenum

Arkansas has had many really good QB's over the years. Other than DMac you can do some very similar picks with running backs as well as other positions.

Bingo!!!!
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Re: Build your Arkansas All-time offensive team.
« Reply #10 on: January 12, 2019, 10:32:59 am »

A preson's age will have a lot to do with selections.
Just look at the Quarterback position and names not mentioned
Quinn Grovey
Joe Ferguson
Bill Montgomery
Scott Bull
Scanlon
Calcagni
Stoerner
Then go back to
Marshall & Brittenum

Arkansas has had many really good QB's over the years. Other than DMac you can do some very similar picks with running backs as well as other positions.

Good post
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Re: Build your Arkansas All-time offensive team.
« Reply #11 on: January 12, 2019, 10:34:56 am »

Can't believe no one has Gary Anderson. He was as good a receiver as he was RB.

Agree with Barry Foster at FB. PH was good don't get me wrong, but BF could take a hand off up the middle and go 60-70 yards for the TD.

What about R.C. Thielemann on the line? He went on to be a part of the great Redskins lines. Pro bowl 81, 82 and 83. Also won a Superbowl with them.

And no one has mentioned the second leading rusher in school history, Alex Collins.
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Re: Build your Arkansas All-time offensive team.
« Reply #12 on: January 12, 2019, 10:39:34 am »

Run the wishbone   QB Jones .. Dmac, Foster and Anderson... side note, Calcagni had the best late pitch on the option that I ever saw.. and yes I know, we were in the veer..
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« Reply #13 on: January 12, 2019, 11:51:30 am »

Joe Ferguson doesnít get enough credit. Big time talent at Arkansas and in the NFL. He would be unstoppable with that talent surrounding him.

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Re: Build your Arkansas All-time offensive team.
« Reply #14 on: January 12, 2019, 11:58:36 am »

What would your offensive look like if you had to create an All-Time Razorbacks team? Mine is:
 
QB: Matt Jones
RB: Darren McFadden
RB: Felix Jones
FB: Peyton Hillis if there's a fullback set.

C: Jonathan Luigs
LG: Brandon Burlsworth
RG: Leotis Harris
LT: Shawn Andrews
RT: Jason Peters
TE: Hunter Henry (DJ Williams in a double TE set)

WR: Anthony Lucas
WR: Cobi Hamilton
WR: Lance Alworth.
So we're runnin the Bone? Which is fine with me. :)
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Re: Build your Arkansas All-time offensive team.
« Reply #15 on: January 12, 2019, 12:00:48 pm »

This needs to be a "must read" for all highschool age children within the state.
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Re: Build your Arkansas All-time offensive team.
« Reply #16 on: January 12, 2019, 12:02:53 pm »

No way Matt Jones is the best QB to play at Arkansas.  I put Joe Ferguson, Ryan Mallet, Tyler Wilson, Quin Grovey and Clint Stoerner above Matt Jones. 

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Re: Build your Arkansas All-time offensive team.
« Reply #17 on: January 12, 2019, 12:18:10 pm »

Joe Ferguson doesnít get enough credit. Big time talent at Arkansas and in the NFL. He would be unstoppable with that talent surrounding him.

Joe was much better than he seemed in the pros.  He was stuck with some poor receivers...
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« Reply #18 on: January 12, 2019, 12:23:35 pm »

No way Matt Jones is the best QB to play at Arkansas.  I put Joe Ferguson, Ryan Mallet, Tyler Wilson, Quin Grovey and Clint Stoerner above Matt Jones. 

If we are down and the clock is running, there is no QB you would want in there above Matt Jones.

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Re: Build your Arkansas All-time offensive team.
« Reply #19 on: January 12, 2019, 12:34:23 pm »

There is a bit of difference between "Who's the best all time?" ... and..."Build your own."

For instance, who's calling the plays? Ferguson & Mallett were passing QBs, but have different stats because they had different targets and different playcallers.

You might choose Jones instead, because he could ...and would....just say "of heck" and run the thing. (Scaring the heck out of all of us)

Dicus could get open against anyone, but Cobi and Joe Adams were burners. Wingo ran the best wheel route ever, but danced in a crowd.

Someone said "wishbone". Others might want a pro set. The offense you want, determines the players you pick.

Etc.

Except of course, if you don't want Dmac, you're just plain stupid.

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« Reply #20 on: January 12, 2019, 12:44:06 pm »

Can't believe no one has Gary Anderson. He was as good a receiver as he was RB.

Agree with Barry Foster at FB. PH was good don't get me wrong, but BF could take a hand off up the middle and go 60-70 yards for the TD.

What about R.C. Thielemann on the line? He went on to be a part of the great Redskins lines. Pro bowl 81, 82 and 83. Also won a Superbowl with them.

If you didn't notice I had Gary Anderson as my All purpose player on 2nd team, and he could have easily been 1st team, just more of a coin flip between him and Joe Adams. Anderson was a great all purpose player and had a great NFL career as well.

As far as Barry Foster, yes he could take it to the house, that 70 or 80 yard blast up the gut against Miami in 1988 was legendary, especially against a defense that was almost impervious to wishbone fullbacks for a few years. Foster also had a great career with the Steelers, having many dials against Enmity Smith for the NFL rushing title. However, unlike Hillis, he wasn't a a true fullback as defined by the general definition in football, I.e. a player who lines upnd blocks for the tailback, runs the ball some, and catches the ball several times a game, usually as the 3rd option or checkdown, and often as the primary receiver on some plays, often in the flat or on screens, as well as motioning into a TE set or even as a receiver, what is often called an H-back.

And yes, Hillis could take it to the house himself, like in the 2007 LSU game.

The fullback position in the flexbone offense that Foster played in at Arkansas was really more of a running back role. Still, I put him down at FB because that was the name of his position, although he probably belonged in the RB category. However, I couldn't think of a true fullback that deserved to be on the team over Foster, because he was a great player.

Also, I tried to have players from many eras ion the teams, as I have been a fan since the 70s. Many of my selections were players from the last 20 years or so, and that's not out of bias, just feel that these players were the best. Other than maybe Ferguson, no prostyle passing qb even comes close to Mallett's overall talent, size, and armstrength, as well as his win total as a starter. Also, Matt Jones was just a freakishly athletic player, the kind that comes along once in a generation, not just for a team, but in football period, and no QB in Razorback history even comes close.

Also, most of the o linemen  except Korte and Childress, were from the last 20 years because while the speed and athleticism in today's game is no better overall than it was in the 70s and 80s, the lineman back then would be dwarfed by today's lineman, with a few notable exceptions. I remember when lines in college and the pros  averaged maybe 260 lbs tackle to tackle, and 300 pounders were considered gargantuan. It's almost unreal how huge lineman have gotten. There are probably hundreds of high school teams throughout the country that are larger than any NFL team was in the 70s on the online!

Anyway, if anyone disagrees with me, I have no problem with that. These are just personal views to each his own perspective!

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« Reply #21 on: January 13, 2019, 10:13:19 am »

A healthy Greg childs at wide receiver for me over any other. And Jariuis Wright might have been the most reliable wide receiver of all time at Arkansas

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« Reply #22 on: January 13, 2019, 10:37:10 am »

A healthy Greg childs at wide receiver for me over any other. And Jariuis Wright might have been the most reliable wide receiver of all time at Arkansas

Jarius made a catch against Tennessee that could remembered as one of the best ever, but Joe's punt return later in the game is, rightly so, what everyone remembers.


No love for R. C. Thielemann at guard?
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« Reply #23 on: January 13, 2019, 10:38:26 am »

Ish Ordonez was an under rated kicker.  Dude was automatic.
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Re: Build your Arkansas All-time offensive team.
« Reply #24 on: January 13, 2019, 10:56:22 am »

If we are down and the clock is running, there is no QB you would want in there above Matt Jones.

Wrong.
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« Reply #25 on: January 13, 2019, 11:23:34 am »

QB: Malett
RB1: DMAC
RB2: Collins
FB: PH
WR1: Monk
WR2: Childs
WR3: Adams
TE: Henry
LT: Andrews
LG: Burlsworth
C: Ragnow
RG: Swanson
RT: Peters
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« Reply #26 on: January 13, 2019, 11:46:49 am »

a few of them that got away:

OT - Willie Roaf - Louisiana Tech (first ballot Pro Football Hall of Fame)

TE - Keith Jackson - Oklahoma (five pro bowls)

WR - Emanuel Tolbert - SMU (15 years in prison)

DE - Leslie O'Neal - Oklahoma State (semi finalist for the Hall)

QB - Danny Bradley - Oklahoma

RB - Basil Shabazz - St Louis Cardinals (Marcus Dupree says hi)

nobody from Warren that went to Tennessee - take that stunna

WR - Don Hutson - Alabama (Pro Football Hall of Fame)

TE - Bear Bryant - Alabama (reportedly later became a coach)

RB - DeAngelo Williams - Memphis (first team All American, 11 NFL years)

nobody from Clarendon that went to Tennessee - take that Delta Boy
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« Reply #27 on: January 13, 2019, 11:59:31 am »

a few of them that got away:

OT - Willie Roaf - Louisiana Tech (first ballot Pro Football Hall of Fame)

TE - Keith Jackson - Oklahoma (five pro bowls)

WR - Emanuel Tolbert - SMU (15 years in prison)

DE - Leslie O'Neal - Oklahoma State (semi finalist for the Hall)

QB - Danny Bradley - Oklahoma

RB - Basil Shabazz - St Louis Cardinals (Marcus Dupree says hi)

nobody from Warren that went to Tennessee - take that stunna

WR - Don Hutson - Alabama (Pro Football Hall of Fame)

TE - Bear Bryant - Alabama (reportedly later became a coach)

RB - DeAngelo Williams - Memphis (first team All American, 11 NFL years)

nobody from Clarendon that went to Tennessee - take that Delta Boy
lol... I lived next door to Bret Smith... we just got out recruited by Tennessee for the Warren boys that became vols.

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« Reply #28 on: January 13, 2019, 12:01:58 pm »

lol... I lived next door to Bret Smith... we just got out recruited by Tennessee for the Warren boys that became vols.


just messing with you

you've mellowed out in your old age  :D

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« Reply #29 on: January 13, 2019, 12:05:44 pm »


just messing with you

you've mellowed out in your old age  :D
The kid from strong that broke records at Louisiana tech also could be on the got away team..lol
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« Reply #30 on: January 13, 2019, 01:18:30 pm »

The kid from strong that broke records at Louisiana tech also could be on the got away team..lol

Most definitely.  That would be Kenneth Dixon.  Still with the Ravens I think, but he's been hurt a lot the last couple of years.

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« Reply #31 on: January 13, 2019, 01:25:00 pm »

What would your offensive look like if you had to create an All-Time Razorbacks team? Mine is:
 
QB: Matt Jones
RB: Darren McFadden
RB: Felix Jones
FB: Peyton Hillis if there's a fullback set.

C: Jonathan Luigs
LG: Brandon Burlsworth
RG: Leotis Harris
LT: Shawn Andrews
RT: Jason Peters
TE: Hunter Henry (DJ Williams in a double TE set)

WR: Anthony Lucas
WR: Cobi Hamilton
WR: Lance Alworth.

Two thoughts...1) I still canít believe those 3 RBs were in the same backfield...and, 2) Cobi Hamilton?
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« Reply #32 on: January 13, 2019, 04:03:54 pm »

Matt Jones, the most overrated QB in Arkansas football history.
23-15 record as a starter (3 years).
5857 passing yds, 55.2% completion percentage (never better than 57.4%).
53 TDs, 30 INTs.
7.8 yds/attempt.
2535 yds rushing, 6.6 yds/carry, 24 TDs.
Total yards and TDs as a 3-year starter - 8392 yds, 77 TDs.

He made some incredible plays, usually with his feet. He was a poor passing QB, often looking bad in that part of his game. The rushing stats were very good.

Consider these stats for another 3-year (basically) starter, that probably played a much more difficult schedule).:
18-20 record, including 3-9 in first year after coaching change.
7463 passing yards, 57.4% completion percentage (65.9% in senior year).
64 TDs, 26 INTs.
7.3 yards/attempt.
136 yds rushing, 4 TDs.
Total yards and TDs - 7599 yds, 68 TDs.
Thatís Brandon Allen.

Is one significantly better than the other? If Matt Jones is the best, you have to claim Brandon Allen is not far from the best weíve ever had. Did Matt Jones elevate the team far more than it otherwise would have been? Maybe. Donít know. But we also lost a future NFL starting QB to transfer because Nutt played a future NFL wide receiver at the QB position. Tarvaris Jacksonís total college stats are comparable to Jones, and we lost him because Jones was playing QB.

Mallet and Wilson are better than Jones, just since 2000. We might as well put Jackson down as better than Jones, also ( he was a Hog). Jackson actually played a lot at QB in the NFL.



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« Reply #33 on: January 13, 2019, 04:48:27 pm »

I respect your opinion, but Matt Jones was just on a whole other level. He had a shoulder injury early in his career that hampered his passing abilities tqhroughout the rest of his career. He was a threat to score on any play anywhere on the field. I remember every time he took off with the ball everyone held their breath knowing he could tale it to the house. His physical measurables were unreal, 4.37 laser timed 40, a 39.5 i.ch verticle leap, and all this at 6 foot 6 inches tall and around 245 lbs!  And he was clutch, never getting rattled. If in doubt, watch that phenomenal performance against Ole Miss in that legendary 7 overtime. His performance as a true freshman in that duel against Eli Manning was arguably the greatest performance by a qb ever,. He made so many  clutch plays in which had he not executed, the game was over.  t

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« Reply #34 on: January 13, 2019, 05:10:24 pm »

I respect your opinion, but Matt Jones was just on a whole other level. He had a shoulder injury early in his career that hampered his passing abilities tqhroughout the rest of his career. He was a threat to score on any play anywhere on the field. I remember every time he took off with the ball everyone held their breath knowing he could tale it to the house. His physical measurables were unreal, 4.37 laser timed 40, a 39.5 i.ch verticle leap, and all this at 6 foot 6 inches tall and around 245 lbs!  And he was clutch, never getting rattled. If in doubt, watch that phenomenal performance against Ole Miss in that legendary 7 overtime. His performance as a true freshman in that duel against Eli Manning was arguably the greatest performance by a qb ever,. He made so many  clutch plays in which had he not executed, the game was over.  t

I agree with most of your points. He was an absolutely incredible athlete and never seemed rattled. I watched him all four years. He did some amazing things. He also turned the ball over a fair amount and had a mediocre completion percentage (of course, he didnít get any development help from his head coach). A good question to ask is this. Would Arkansas have won more games with another QB on the roster starting and using Jones as a WR and special-situation QB. With Jackson at QB, I think itís possible. Now, if we would have gone to a true wishbone/option offense with Jones, that could have been interesting.
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« Reply #35 on: January 13, 2019, 05:36:48 pm »

I agree with most of your points. He was an absolutely incredible athlete and never seemed rattled. I watched him all four years. He did some amazing things. He also turned the ball over a fair amount and had a mediocre completion percentage (of course, he didnít get any development help from his head coach). A good question to ask is this. Would Arkansas have won more games with another QB on the roster starting and using Jones as a WR and special-situation QB. With Jackson at QB, I think itís possible. Now, if we would have gone to a true wishbone/option offense with Jones, that could have been interesting.

I agree with some of the points youíve made regarding jones as a qb. I donít think he was a great overall qb but man was he a ridiculous athlete and just overall gamer. He made plays when we needed them a lot of times, mostly with his feet, but of course we remember the miracle on Markham. I donít think Iíd build an all time Razorback team with him at qb but maybe listed as a WR with some qb time in special sets lol. Heís definitely an all time great Razorback but difficult to place because weíve had better qbís and he didnít play WR until the NFL.

Also my team may differ based on the particular offense Iíd be running as many have said. We had some stud players back in the day (Iím not super young but still before my time) that would fit better in the option/veer style of years past. In the last 15 years weíve had some years where we were a little more pass heavy and had qbís and WR that were better suited for that style. I agree with most of the guys on the lists made above. At least for skill positions Iíd have to have something like:

QB Mallett
RB Dmac
RB ced cobbs
(Madre hill or maybe even Fred Talley as honorable mention I know he wasnít an all time player per se but I loved watching him)
FB (if using FB) hillis
WR I agree with someone earlier who had monk and childís because that height would be hard to stop. Joe Adams was just electric but wright was fast, reliable, consistent. Those would be my top 4. Honorable mention would go to Anthony Lucas probably. Again a player that wasnít an all time great but I loved JJ meadors back when I was a kid.
DJ Williams or hunter henry for TE. Jason Peters played TE for us but mainly because you could put him on the same side of the ball as Shawn Andrews and just run over literally anyone.

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« Reply #36 on: January 13, 2019, 06:16:18 pm »

I agree that Jones did have a problem with turning the ball over at times. Main case in point was in the 2004 game against Texas when we had driqven inside the 10 yard line late in the game. On the next play, he fumbled the ball after a 5 yard gain that would have set us up at 2nd and goal inside the 4 yard line. He had a bad habit of toting the ball  wirh one hand away from his body instead of securing the ball properlpy with  the fundamental 3 points of contact. He also had a similar  bonehead fumble against Georgia later that cost them the game. Had he not had  those disasters we would have had  a winning record and bowl game instead of finishing 4-7.

  And yes, it would have been interesting to have had a great passing QB and Jones at WR and situational QB. However, T. Jackson did not show enough while at Arkansas to justify him being the QB over Jones.  Jackson did have one of the strongest arms in school history, but was a raw project player coming out of high school  in Alabama, and if I recall correctly Nutt was the only coach that offered him as a QB, while all his other offers were as an athlete.  He really didn't come into his own as a QB until. some time after he transferred.

 I guess Nutt and the staff felt Jones was such a phenomenal playmaker that they felt he would best help the team having the ball on every play rather than a handful of plays at WR.   We will never know what could have been, but while I will agree to disagree with your opinion , you do have   a good argument and could very well have the better scenerio. Thanks for the interesting discussion and you did a good job of making me think hard about my viewpoint! Take care and God bless!
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Re: Build your Arkansas All-time offensive team.
« Reply #37 on: January 13, 2019, 06:23:33 pm »

A healthy Greg childs at wide receiver for me over any other. And Jariuis Wright might have been the most reliable wide receiver of all time at Arkansas
Jarius was good and reliable...but, Bobby Crockett was absolutely the best and most reliable...ask the great Texas defense of 1965.
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Re: Build your Arkansas All-time offensive team.
« Reply #38 on: January 13, 2019, 06:40:16 pm »

QB:  Quinn Grovey
RB:  Darren McFadden
RB:  James Rouse
FB:   Barry Foster

WR:  Anthony Lucas
WR:  Lance Alworth
WR:  Joe Adams
TE:    D.J. Williams

RT:  Shawn Andrews   6'4"  331 lbs.   Consensus First-Team All-American
RG:  Freddie Childress   6'4"  345 lbs.   Second-Team All-American by Pro Football Weekly in 1988
C:    Jonathan Luigs   6'4"  310 lbs.  Consensus All-American in 2007   Rimington Trophy Winner in 2007       
LG:  Brandon Burlsworth   6'3"  308 lbs.   All-American in 1998
LT:  Tony Ugoh   6'5"  301 lbs.   Third-Team All-American by The Associated Press in 2006
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Re: Build your Arkansas All-time offensive team.
« Reply #39 on: January 13, 2019, 06:52:15 pm »


If anyone is going to include a fullback, Bruce Maxwell was the best.
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Re: Build your Arkansas All-time offensive team.
« Reply #40 on: January 13, 2019, 07:39:13 pm »

If anyone is going to include a fullback, Bruce Maxwell was the best.

Yeah a little before my time so I canít really argue with you as he very well may be the best. I had Peyton hillis on my list mostly because of my age (I think weíre about the same age and I remember him in high school at Conway) and I know he was solid and had a decent run in the nfl. Probably wasnít the best pure fullback but was a good RB in general. Another solid fullback that I donít think has been mentioned was mark pierce.

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Re: Build your Arkansas All-time offensive team.
« Reply #41 on: January 13, 2019, 07:58:49 pm »

If anyone is going to include a fullback, Bruce Maxwell was the best.
Jessie Clark deserves a mention, too.
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Re: Build your Arkansas All-time offensive team.
« Reply #42 on: January 13, 2019, 08:14:47 pm »

Yeah a little before my time so I canít really argue with you as he very well may be the best. I had Peyton hillis on my list mostly because of my age (I think weíre about the same age and I remember him in high school at Conway) and I know he was solid and had a decent run in the nfl. Probably wasnít the best pure fullback but was a good RB in general. Another solid fullback that I donít think has been mentioned was mark pierce.

Understood, Psychhog.  Thanks for mentioning Mark Pierce. He was quite a player. 

Don't know if you've kept up with him, but unfortunately, his life took a tragic turn.

http://www.sportinglifearkansas.com/mark-of-the-beast-downfall-of-an-arkansas-razorback-football-star/


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Re: Build your Arkansas All-time offensive team.
« Reply #43 on: January 13, 2019, 08:22:04 pm »

Dickie Morton was way ahead of his time.
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« Reply #44 on: January 13, 2019, 08:36:02 pm »

Wondered if anyone would mention Dickie! What about Ike Forte? Jerry Eckwood? Who was his running mate???

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Re: Build your Arkansas All-time offensive team.
« Reply #45 on: January 13, 2019, 08:40:31 pm »

QB:  Quinn Grovey
RB:  Darren McFadden
RB:  James Rouse
FB:   Barry Foster

WR:  Anthony Lucas
WR:  Lance Alworth
WR:  Joe Adams
TE:    D.J. Williams

RT:  Shawn Andrews   6'4"  331 lbs.   Consensus First-Team All-American
RG:  Freddie Childress   6'4"  345 lbs.   Second-Team All-American by Pro Football Weekly in 1988
C:    Jonathan Luigs   6'4"  310 lbs.  Consensus All-American in 2007   Rimington Trophy Winner in 2007       
LG:  Brandon Burlsworth   6'3"  308 lbs.   All-American in 1998
LT:  Tony Ugoh   6'5"  301 lbs.   Third-Team All-American by The Associated Press in 2006

I'll take that line to the man.

QB  Montgomery
RB Eckwood
RB McFadden
FB Foster
WR Allworth
WR Lucas
WR Wright
TE Henry
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Re: Build your Arkansas All-time offensive team.
« Reply #46 on: January 13, 2019, 08:49:33 pm »

a few of them that got away:

OT - Willie Roaf - Louisiana Tech (first ballot Pro Football Hall of Fame)

TE - Keith Jackson - Oklahoma (five pro bowls)

WR - Emanuel Tolbert - SMU (15 years in prison)

DE - Leslie O'Neal - Oklahoma State (semi finalist for the Hall)

QB - Danny Bradley - Oklahoma

RB - Basil Shabazz - St Louis Cardinals (Marcus Dupree says hi)

nobody from Warren that went to Tennessee - take that stunna

WR - Don Hutson - Alabama (Pro Football Hall of Fame)

TE - Bear Bryant - Alabama (reportedly later became a coach)

RB - DeAngelo Williams - Memphis (first team All American, 11 NFL years)

nobody from Clarendon that went to Tennessee - take that Delta Boy
How could you leave Cortez Kennedy of that list?
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Re: Build your Arkansas All-time offensive team.
« Reply #47 on: January 13, 2019, 08:55:52 pm »

How could you leave Cortez Kennedy of that list?
offense?
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« Reply #48 on: January 13, 2019, 08:56:50 pm »

RC Thielemann   11 year NFL  Guard
Bobbie Williams 12 years NFL  Guard
Greg Koch         10 years NFL  Tackle
Steve Korte        10 years NFL  Guard
Travis Swanson   5 years NFL    Center
Glen Ray Hines    8 years NFL    Tackle

And of course Jason Peters with 15 years in the NFL!

Guys we have had some GREAT O'Linemen over the years.

No one gonna mention Pat Summerall as the punter? I know that Steve Cox may have been our best.
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Re: Build your Arkansas All-time offensive team.
« Reply #49 on: January 13, 2019, 09:02:45 pm »

offense?
He had Leslie OíNeal on his list. 
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