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The Daily Call – Aug. 25, 2013

The Daily Call – Aug. 25, 2013

Thanks for joining again for another Daily Call. Hope the weekend has been treating you well. Lets keep things rolling this Sunday and call those Hogs…

Game Week BeginsWith fall preseason camp coming to a close last Friday, the University of Arkansas football team officially transitions into game week and preparation for its first matchup of the 2013 season against Louisiana at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium on Saturday.&

We are just 7 days away from the season’s first game. @BretBielema is 7-0 in season openers as a head coach #NeverYield

– Razorback Football (@RazorbackFB) August 24, 2013

Hitting the Sunday Links

Sporting News gave its top five new coaches in college football for the 2013 season.&See where new Head Hog&Bret Bielema&ranks Justin Moore to perform&free concert&Sept. 13 The Razorback men’s golf team&aped UNLV transfer Blake Biple&this week. Check out the 2013 uniforms for each SEC football team, including Arkansas Sports Illustrated looks into its crystal ball and provides a&2013 SEC conference preview Hogs Insider with Chuck Barrett Zach Hocker is about to become a busy man this fall. Coach Bielema said he felt Travis Swanson was the best center in college football. ranks Swanson as the best center in the SEC. Count down to Razorback football by looking back on a classic performance:

Ana-Carlota Faussurier Describes @RazorbackWBB Italy TripThe Daily Call recently caught up with redshirt freshman forward Ana-Carlota Faussurier, who spent part of her summer as a member of Spain’s U20 team that won gold this year.&

A native of Yecla, Spain, Faussurier displayed some of her Spanish-speaking flair to describe the trip that the Arkansas women’s basketball team recently took to Italy.

Having studied English for a year now, Faussurier also answered some questions in English:

What have you learned in the past year in America?I learned how to live here, because it’s different. I learned to speak English.
What do you do in your spare time?Normally, I’ll watch a movie or something in English to learn English. But, I don’t have much free time (laughter).
What is a big difference for you between life in Spain and life in America?First of all the schedule, like eating dinner or breakfast, because in Spain normally you eat breakfast at 9 a.m., lunch at 2 p.m. and dinner at 9 p.m. Here, its (lunch and dinner) at 12 p.m. and 5 p.m. The first day I was here and the coach said, "We’ll go to lunch," I looked down at my watch and said, "What? Right now?"
What do you think of American food?I like this food. It’s very different from Spain’s. Macaroni and cheese is good. They don’t have it there (in Spain).
What is your favorite Spanish food?Eggs and potatoes, like an omelet.

Be sure to check back with The Daily Call on Monday for the final installment with Faussurier in which she shares her goals for the upcoming Razorback women’s basketball season.

Soccer Looks For Weekend SweepAfter posting a 1-0 victory over Kansas in its season and home opener in Fayetteville on Friday,&@RazorbackSoccer&looks to follow up with a win on Sunday when it hosts SMU at 1 p.m.

With the local weather forecast calling for mostly sunny skies and a high of&89°F, it promises to be another beautiful setting at Razorback Field.

Beautiful night here at Razorback Field

– Razorback Soccer (@Razorbacksoccer) August 24, 2013

‘The Bret Bielema Show’ Begins SundayCoach @BretBielema begins his weekly television program today. Click here to see when and where you can view the program.

Based on his recent tweets, Coach Bielema should have plenty of excitement to share with fans.

Last football free Saturday and can’t wait until next week. Razorback Stadium will be rocking and starting a path down the #uncommon #1-0

– Bret Bielema (@BretBielema) August 24, 2013

#NFLHogsA couple of former Razorbacks came up with highlight plays Saturday during NFL preseason action.

– Knile Davis (Chiefs) with a 109-yard kickoff return for a touchdown against the Pittsburgh Steelers:

– Cobi Hamilton (Cincinnati) with a diving 4-yard touchdown catch against the Dallas Cowboys.

Nice in-your-face shot of Cobi Hamilton diving for the pylon on his 4-yard TD catch. #CINvsDAL

– Cincinnati Bengals (@Bengals) August 25, 2013

Week 3 of the preseason wraps up today with more former Razorbacks in action:

New Orleans Saints (Jerico Nelson) at Houston Texans (Dennis Johnson) – 3 p.m., FOX Minnesota Vikings (DeMarcus Love, Jarius Wright, Greg Childs) at San Francisco 49ers – 7 p.m., NBC

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