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The Daily Call – Dec. 9, 2013

BY ANDRES FOCIL
The Daily Call – Dec. 9, 2013

Hope everyone has thawed out from this wintery weekend! Get yourself a warm cup of coffee or cocoa and check out today’s version of The Daily Call!

@RazorbackSoccer Earns Multiple HonorsThe University of Arkansas Soccer team earned the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Team Academic Award, boasting a 3.36 team grade point average. It marks the 12th consecutive award for the Razorbacks. Additionally, sophomore Ashleigh Ellenwoodwas named National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Second Team All-South Region, following a record-setting season with the Razorbacks. Ellenwood’s award marks the first All-South Region honor for the Razorbacks since 2003. For more information on the NSCAA award click here and more about Ellenwood can be found here.

Join @RazorbackMBB At Mike’d UpMike’d Up, the weekly radio show dedicated to University of Arkansas basketball, returns tonight at 7 p.m. at Sassy’s Red House in Fayetteville.Fans can also send in a question to coach Anderson via Twitter by mentioning@RazorbackMBBand using the hashtag #MikedUp. For more about Mike’d Up including how to tune in, click HERE.

Second #MikedUp on Monday at @SassysRedHouse starting at 7 pm! @manualewatkins & @Bball_Fanatic_ will be our guests! pic.twitter.com/Fhn9vlXTdI

– Razorback Basketball (@RazorbackMBB) December 8, 2013

Hogs Insider With Chuck BarrettCheck in with the Voice of the Razorbacks, Chuck Barrett, as he recaps an exciting Saturday for Razorback basketball and reminisces the end of the BCS College Football Championship era. Click here to read the whole article.

ESPN Fan Hall Of Fame Vote!Ok #HogNation we need you to VOTE big for Canaan Sandy to make the@ESPNFAN HALL OF FAME! Clickhereto vote! VOTE DAILY THRU DEC 11. #WPS

#NFLHogsThere were numerous former Razorbacks on teams in action during yesterday’s snowy NFL Sunday. Below is a recap plus another @RazorbackFB alum in action tonight.

Knile Davis scored the first rushing touchdown of his professional career in Kansas City’s 45-10 dismantling of the Redskins in Washington. Davis finished the game with 30 yards on 11 carries, including his 17-yard touchdown run, and caught one 17-yard pass in addition to contributing on special teams with one tackle and the final block inside the 10-yard line on Quintin Demps’ 95-yard kickoff return touchdown. The Chiefs are 10-3 and tied for the second-best record in the AFC.

Nate Garner and the Miami offensive line paved the way for the Dolphins’ 34-28 victory at Pittsburgh. Miami averaged 7.5 yards per rush and gained 360 yards of total offense against the Steelers, improving to 6-6 and remaining one-half of a game behind a wild card spot in the AFC playoffs.

Chris Houston and Jason Peters played the most entertaining game of the day as a blizzard engulfed Philadelphia and forced the game to be played with up to eight inches of snow on the field. Houston grabbed one interception, the first thrown by Eagles’ quarterback Nick Foles this season, and made three tackles. Peters blocked for the Philadelphia offense that gained 299 yards rushing and 478 yards of total offense in a 34-20 win to stay on top of the NFC East.

Ronnie Wingo Jr., had the first rush and reception of his professional career for the Bills at Tampa Bay. Wingo rushed once for four yards and also caught a two-yard reception.

Brett Goode and the Packers earned an exciting 22-21 home win against Atlanta. Green Bay is now 6-6-1 and trails division leader Detroit by one-half of a game.

Jake Bequette, Ryan Mallett and the Patriots improved to 10-3, tied for the second-best record in the AFC, with a 27-26 win over Cleveland. New England is one win or one Miami loss from clinching the AFC East title.

George Wilson recorded six tackles, including five solo stops, for Tennessee at Denver.

Peyton Hillis rushed four times for 11 yards and one touchdown for the New York Giants at San Diego.

The Dallas Cowboys will face off againstJerry Franklinand the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field on the Monday Night stage this week at 7:30 p.m. on ABC/ESPN.

Too ambiguous? Know exactly what coverage we’re missing? Have a general question for the athletic department? Tell us. Shout atarkmr@uark.eduwith suggestions of what you would like to see covered and what the column is missing. Interaction is good. Think of this as your portal to all things Arkansas.



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