The University of Arkansas announced this morning that it has extended football coach Bret Bielema's contract by two years, to 2020, and increased his pay in 2015 from about $3.2 million to $4 million, with $100,000 increases in each of the subsequent five years. The contract also includes a number of potential bonuses for sports and academic success, up to $1 million a year. /more/
K.J. Hill, the star receiver for North Little Rock High School who'd initially said he planned to play football for the Razorbacks, announced today that he'd be going to Ohio State, Fox 16 reports. /more/
A new study by USA Today shows that Arkansas spent $615,252 on football recruiting in 2012-13, fifth in the 13-team SEC, with Auburn and Tennessee topping the list at $1.38 million and $1.29 million, respectively. /more/
Indiana Wesleyan University says it is "aware" of plagiarism allegation against Little Rock School Superintendent Dexter Suggs and takes it "seriously." Does that mean an investigation is underway? They won't say.