The Daily Call – Oct. 17, 2013

BY ANDRES FOCIL
The Daily Call – Oct. 17, 2013

The @ArkRazorbacks are traveling all over today, with @RazorbackMTENand @RazorbackWTENin Tulsa for the ITA Regional Championship and @RazorbackMBB and @RazorbackWBBin Birmingham for SEC Media Day. Additionally, two former @ArkRazorbackssigned professional contracts!

Former Razorback Peyton Hillis has signed with the @Giants it was announced today http://t.co/1NPwm2taOo #NFLHogs #NeverYield

– Razorback Football (@RazorbackFB) October 16, 2013

Congrats to former Razorback standout Shameka Christon on her new European pro contract. #ProHogs #NeverYield: http://t.co/6xyj9lZYcY

– Razorback Basketball (@RazorbackWBB) October 16, 2013

Enjoy this week’s Hump Day Hog Call with Wayne Martin as you get ready for the rest of today’s Daily Call:

Seven Razorbacks On Midseason All-SEC TeamsSeven @RazorbackFBstudent-athletes were named to Phil Steele’s midseason All-SEC teams.Center Travis Swanson, defensive end Chris Smith and kicker Zach Hocker were all on the first team, while tight end Hunter Henry and defensive end Trey Flowers were on the second team and running back Alex Collins and linebacker Jarrett Lake were on the third team.For more information, click here.

7 Razorbacks on @philsteele042 midseason All-SEC Teams, including @Tswan64, @42arkansas and @zhocker18 on 1st Team #NeverYield

– Razorback Football (@RazorbackFB) October 16, 2013

@RazorbackFB Practice Recap@RazorbackFB continued game week preparations as it heads towards Saturday’s game against Alabama. After practice, defensive coordinator Chris Ash met with the media. To see the full practice recap, click here.

Junior linebacker Braylon Mitchell caught up with Razorvision after practice, check it out:

@BretBielema On CFB DailyHead coach @BretBielema is set to make his weekly appearance on CFB Daily today. The show begins at noon on ESPNU. Coach Bielema has been featured each week of the 2013 season talking about @RazorbackFB, so make sure to tune in.

@RazorbackMBB Heads to BirminghamFollow @RazorbackMBB on Twitter to keep up with head coach Mike Anderson (@MikeAndersonUA) and senior forward Coty Clarke (@CTC_4) as they meet with the media at SEC Media Day today

.@SEC Media Days are underway. @MikeAndersonUA and @CTC_4 will be in Birmingham tomorrow. http://t.co/lACCFWzJPc #SECMD13 #Fastest40

– Razorback Basketball (@RazorbackMBB) October 16, 2013

Follow along to find out which tie @CTC_4 will be wearing at #SECMD13 on Thursday. #Fastest40 #WeHogs pic.twitter.com/6VRRb3kEjr

– Razorback Basketball (@RazorbackMBB) October 16, 2013

Berna Named To College Sports Madness Third Team@RazorbackWBBjunior guard Calli Berna was named to College Sports Madness’ 2013-14 SEC Preseason All-Conference Third Team, as announced Wednesday. Berna finished 2012-13 ranked second in the SEC in minutes played, averaging 35.4 minutes per game. She played 53 minutes of a triple overtime road win at Alabama. Providing a defensive presence, Berna also finished tied for eighth in league play with 2.1 steals per game. Click hereto learn more.

@RazorbackWGolf Ranked EighthGolfWorld/WGCA Coaches Poll has ranked @RazorbackWGolf eighth in this week’s poll, coming off a solid finish at the Ruth’s Chris Tarheel Invitational.The Razorbacks have completed three of the four fall events on their schedule and are looking ahead to the final fall event, the Alamo Invitational, Oct. 27-29.This week’s GolfWorld/WGCA poll is the third of the season with Arkansas firmly embedded in the top 10 this season. The Razorbacks picked up 386 points with a 72.04 stroke average for the team. For more information, click here.

@RazorbackMGolf Ranked In Top 25@RazorbackMGolf is in the top-25 of several golfing polls this week, even making an 11 spot jump to 18th in the Golfstat rankings. For more information about these rankings and @RazorbackMGolf’s recent win at the Crooked Stick Intercollegiate, click here.

Midweek Report includes @CalMensGolf, @NUGolf_Live, @UVaMensGolf, @RazorbackMGolf @OUMensGolf @VT_MGolf @USFMensGolf: http://t.co/zGqLRk2dBX

– Cassie Stein (@GolfweekCassie) October 16, 2013

Former @RazorbackWBB Star Inks ContractLattes Montpellier Agglomeration Basket (LFB) signed former Razorback Shameka Christon Wednesday. She played last summer at San Antonio Silver Stars (WNBA). In 33 games she had 7.5ppg and 1.7rpg. In 2004 Christon was drafted by New York Liberty (WNBA) as #5 pick overall. The former University of Arkansas star is in her 10th season in pro basketball. To learn more, click here.

@RazorbackMTenAt ITA Central RegionalThe 2013 ITA Central Regional kicks off today as all 10 members of @RazorbackMTEN will compete in Tulsa, Okla. Qualifying singles play begins today with main draw and doubles starting competition on Friday. For more information, live stats, updated brackets and more, click here.

Marino Chats With RazorVision@RazorbackMTEN freshman Juan Marino caught up with RazorVision during Hispanic Heritage month to talk about his culture, acclimation to Fayetteville and more. Check it out here:

Facility UpdatesUpdates to the @RazorbackBSB and @RazorbackTF facilities are underway! ArkansasRazorbacks.com will feature updates and photos every Wednesday as the process continues. Check out the photo gallery below:

#NFLHOGSWeek 7 of the NFL season begins tonight and the Thursday night game features former Razorback Alvin Bailey and the Seattle Seahawkstaking on the Arizona Cardinals at 7:25 p.m. on the NFL Network.

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