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Scanlon named honorary captain for Tulsa game

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Scanlon named honorary captain for Tulsa game

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. –- The University of Arkansas is proud to announce former Razorback Kevin Scanlon as the Old Spice/Eggland’s Best Eggs honorary captain for the Tulsa-Arkansas football game.

The Razorbacks play host to the Golden Hurricane at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday in Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium.

The University of Arkansas Athletic Department presents an honorary captain for each Fayetteville home game. Each honorary captain is honored prior to the game on the field, recognized on the RazorVision and accompanies the Razorback captains to midfield for the coin toss. The honorary captain also appears at the Legends Tent presented by Old Spice and Eggland’s Best Eggs in the AT&T Trough approximately 90 minutes before game time.

Scanlon lettered two years with the Razorbacks in 1978 and 1979. He led the Southwest Conference and set the SWC season pass completion percentage record by completing 62.2 percent of his passes in 1979. He also holds the University of Arkansas record for most passes completed in a bowl game when he connect on 22 against Alabama in the 1980 Sugar Bowl.

An All-Southwest Conference selection in 1979, Scanlon completed 113 of 188 passes for 1,512 yards and 11 touchdowns in is Razorback career.



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