Tom Murphy is a reporter for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. A graduate of Louisiana Tech University, he is a member of the Football Writers Association of America, and voter for the Heisman Trophy and AP Top 25 football poll.
Early life lessons have served Bielema well
New Arkansas Coach Bret Bielema, shown arguing with an official during last season’s Rose Bowl while the coach at Wisconsin, showed a feisty streak during his high school playing days that has carried over into his coaching career.
Bret Bielema’s third-grade teacher provided this insight to Marilyn Bielema about her young son: The kid has a huge future. Don’t do anything to inhibit him from aiming high and chasing after his dreams.-
Sports, Pages 19 on 12/14/2012
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