Nate Allen has been a fixture in the Arkansas media for more than four decades. He with the Springdale News in 1973 covering teams coached by Frank Broyles and Lanny Van Eman.
Favorite Sports: Baseball and Track
Best Sports Memories: Covering Arkansas' national basketball championship in 1994; the 1977 football Razorbacks' epic Orange Bowl upset of Oklahoma; being the lone Arkansas writer to cover John McDonnell's first national championship at the 1984 NCAA Indoor in Syracuse, N.Y.
Favorite Fayetteville Restaurants: Herman's, Jammin' Java, Art's and Restaurant On The Corner.
Education: University of Missouri
Smith optimistic despite his future
STAFF PHOTO JASON IVESTER Arkansas head coach John L. Smith walks off the field following the Razorbacks' 35-26 loss to Rutgers on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville.
John L. Smith knows he stands only a slightly better chance than you or me to be the Arkansas Razorbacks’ football coach in 2013.
Sports, Pages 16 on 11/14/2012
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