The University of Arkansas is represented in NCAA Division-I football by the Arkansas Razorbacks. The Arkansas Razorback play in the Southeastern Conference in the Western Division. Despite the fact that the Razorbacks play in such a competitive conference and division, the team is a powerhouse football team that can claim 1 National Championship Title, 13 Conference Titles and 45 All-American players.
The Razorbacks play their home games in Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium, which is the 18th largest football stadium in the world, and the War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock, Arkansas where the Razorbacks host the Battle for the Golden Boat, the annual match up against longtime rivals the Louisiana State Tigers. The Arkansas Razorbacks also play in several other rivalry match-ups including the Texas Longhorns, The Alabama Crimson Tide, and the University of Mississippi Rebels. Fans always pack these high-stakes games.
With a team as successful as the Arkansas Razorbacks it only makes sense that there would be controversy surrounding the program at some point. The University of Arkansas football program has been a part of 2 major scandals recently, including one dealing with recruiting that resulted in the university and the football program losing over 21 scholarships and large amounts of funding. The second dealt with the alleged misconduct of former Razorbacks Head Coach Mike Price, who supposedly charged inappropriate things to the university. Coach Price was let go and went on to sue the university, the dispute was settled out of court.
Despite all of the controversy, fans still love the Arkansas Razorbacks and look forward to games. This season has the hopes of being a bright one! Buy Arkansas Razorbacks tickets today and watch the "hogs" fight there way into the coveted SEC Championship game!