25 things about the Arkansas Razorbacks

BY ANDRES FOCIL
25 things about the Arkansas Razorbacks

While the University of Arkansas is on spring break, ArkansasRazorbacks.com is giving viewers a chance to learn more about Arkansas Athletics with a special series of 25 Things About the Arkansas Razorbacks You Might Not Know. For the next five days, we’ll have installments of five different noteworthy factoids about Arkansas Athletics.
Day 1
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Wired Razorbacks ||
Day 2: We’re Top 25 ||
Day 3: Arkansas and the SEC
Day 4: A Mascot Like No Other ||
Day 5: America’s Best Facilities

#1 – From the World Wide Headquarters of the Arkansas Razorbacks . . . Twice a week during the fall and spring semesters and once a week during the summer, the Razorback Report podcast keeps Arkansas fans’ up-to-date. Subscribe to the Razorback Report at iTunes. Hosted by Director of New Media Blair Cartwright, the Razorback Report includes audio sound bites from coaches and players. If you listened this week, you would hear clips from Razorback men’s basketball coach John Pelphrey and women’s basketball coach Tom Collen, a preview of this weeks’ baseball games with sound from Dave Van Horn and a look ahead to the SEC gymnastics championships with co-head coach Rene Cook.
#2 – Your First Stop for All Things Razorback ArkansasRazorbacks.com is filled with more content about all 19 sports and the Arkansas Athletic department than the average college athletic website. Breaking news from the Razorbacks, live blogs of major events, live stats and streaming audio and video – it’s all at ArkansasRazorbacks.com. In fact, there is so much that sometimes the news moves off the front page – the top five stories of the moment – that if you aren’t subscribed to the news feed you might miss it. There are two ways to find what you seek. First, click on the “Recent News” tab just to the left of the top five stories and that provides a full list of the last 25 stories posted. Second, use the search bar located on the left of the main navigation bar. How do you keep up with just one sport when there are so many stories? Subscribe to the RSS feed for just the sport you are interested in and you’ll get an alert in your news reader when new articles are posted. To subscribe, click here or use the RSS Feed icon on the top of every page of the website.
#3 – RazorVision: See the Games Arkansas Athletics is proud to say that it streams more live video of its home events than almost any other Division I institution, and that’s a product of the RazorVision arm of ArkansasRazorbacks.com. Sure, plenty of schools have video from football or major sports, but RazorVision subscribers have access to streaming video from every Arkansas home venue that can support live production. That mean’s live basketball (when permitted by SEC rules), live baseball, live softball, live soccer, live volleyball, live gymnastics, live indoor track and live outdoor track. RazorVision is also responsible for production of audio feeds whenever the Razorback Sports Properties group creates radio broadcasts, including many internet-only audio streams for sports like softball, soccer and volleyball. You can get an RSS alert in your news reader when live events are scheduled by going to the news feeds page and choosing All Live Events or just the sports you are most interested in. To subscribe, click here or use the RSS Feed icon on the top of every page of the website.
#4 – RazorVision, Part II: 1,000 Clips and Counting At Arkansas, fans don’t just read about the 19 Razorback teams, they get the opportunity to see fresh video each week when the teams are in season. The Office of New Media creates postgame highlight packages for almost every Razorback home event and provides video coverage of all Arkansas Athletics press conferences. Earlier this spring, the 1,000th video clip was added to the RazorVision archive – a number unmatched by most official college websites. Want to know how Arkansas’ star tennis players, Aurelija Miseviciute and Blake Strode, are doing this year? Through the Olympic Sports updates you can see highlights of the Razorbacks’ last events and see coaches Robert Cox and Michael Hegarty preview the upcoming events. If the postgame packages seem like you are watching your local TV sports, that is because award winning Director of New Media Blair Cartwright is a former TV sports personality and brings that same commitment to RazorVision. Here’s the best part: While produced by RazorVision, all postgame coverage is free. How do you keep up with so many videos? Subscribe to the RSS feed for media and you’ll get an alert in your news reader when new video packages are posted. You can use the same RSS to know when live events begin. To subscribe, click here or use the RSS Feed icon on the top of every page of the website.
#5 – Woo Pig Twitter Follow the official Twitter feed of the Arkansas Razorbacks – ArkRazorbacks – at Twitter. Started last fall, the feed features quick hits from events and TinyURLs that will take users back to the full stories of games and events posted on ArkansasRazorbacks.com. To join in on the Twitter feed, jump to Twitter.com to subscribe, or in your Twitter account search for and add the ArkRazorbacks feed to your list to follow.


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