Bielema jumps at chance to turn around Arkansas

By: Tom Murphy
Published: Thursday, December 6, 2012
NWA Media/MICHAEL WOODS --12/05/2012-- Bret Bielema, the new University of Arkansas head football coach is introduced by athletics director Jeff Long during a press conference Wednesday afternoon.
Photo by Michael Woods
NWA Media/MICHAEL WOODS --12/05/2012-- Bret Bielema, the new University of Arkansas head football coach is introduced by athletics director Jeff Long during a press conference Wednesday afternoon.

Bret Bielema sent Arkansas Athletic Director Jeff Long a letter this fall commending him on his handling of the Bobby Petrino affair, but the letter might have served as a de facto notice of his interest in the head coaching position.

Sports, Pages 17 on 12/06/2012

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