FAYETTEVILLE – Arkansas fans are looking forward to the impending football season, and should do the same for the upcoming programming coming from the Razorback Sports Network. Football-related broadcasting includes: live game coverage of every Razorback football contest, a three-hour pregame show and postgame reporting. RSN is carried on a network of more than 50 stations throughout the state of Arkansas and coverage extends into six surrounding states,
Razorback Sports Properties starts the 2010 season with the first telecast of "Inside Razorback Football with Bobby Petrino presented by AT&T" on Sunday, Aug. 29. The hour-long show provides a close-up perspective on the Razorback program, previewing the upcoming game and studying film from the previous week’s contest. Fans can look forward to Coach Petrino’s in-depth analysis
"Our television show is really a great way for Razorback fans everywhere to get a look inside our program," Coach Petrino said. "I enjoy being able to detail and share insight into the plays that changed the game each week."
"Inside Razorback Football" is hosted by Chuck Barrett, radio play-by-play voice of UA Football, and is televised statewide each Sunday throughout the season on KATV (following the 10 p.m. news), KNWA (at 11 p.m.), KFTA (at 9 p.m.) and Cox Cable systems (check local listings).
Coach Petrino’s show is sponsored by the following: Ag-Pro, Dasani, Simmons First, Northwest Health, Crews and Associates, Sonic, Walmart, Great Southern Wood, Sargento, The Lindsey Company, Allens, Taco Bell, Dillard’s, Tony Chacheres, AT&T, Coca-Cola, Fayetteville Auto Park, Farm Bureau, AQ Chicken, Yarnell’s and Arvest.
Wednesday, Sept. 1 marks the debut of RSP’s production of "Bobby Petrino Live presented by The Lindsey Company and AT&T". The radio broadcast will come from the Catfish Hole restaurant in Fayetteville every Wednesday during the football season with Barrett serving as the host alongside Coach Petrino. Two Razorback players will guests on each show.
Fans are encouraged to submit questions to Coach Petrino prior to or during the show via ArkansasRazorbacks.com, or attend in person at the Catfish Hole. Fans should note that crowds are typically standing-room only for the event and should plan accordingly. Admission, which includes an "all you can eat" meal, is $20.
"I’m looking forward to the start of the weekly radio show this year at the Catfish Hole," Coach Petrino said. "The venue is fantastic and it gives our players an opportunity to interact with our tremendous fans, who then have the chance to get to know the players for who they are as individuals away from the field."
Razorback Sports Properties instituted "Bobby Petrino Live" last year in its ongoing effort to expand programming and coverage of Arkansas Football.
"We are pleased once again that through our partnership with Razorback Sports Properties, University of Arkansas fans throughout the state and beyond will enjoy Razorback Football broadcasts," Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Jeff Long said. "RSP has helped us add to the variety of programming available to our fans while also expanding the overall reach of Razorback Athletics. We are looking forward to another exciting year on the Razorback Sports Network."