Bob Holt is in his fourth decade as a Razorbacks beat reporter for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. He began at the Arkansas Democrat in 1981 covering teams coached by Lou Holtz and Eddie Sutton.
Favorite Sport: Baseball
Best Sports Memories: Covering Arkansas' run to the 1994 NCAA basketball title; covering all the conference and national titles won by John McDonnell's cross country and track and field teams; as a fan, the Detroit Tigers 1984 team, from 35-5 start to World Series champs.
Favorite Fayetteville Restaurants: Catfish Hole, Herman's and Hugo's
Education: University of Missouri
Let search begin; Long hired Petrino in 15 days
Arkansas Athletic Director Jeff Long officially announced Saturday that John L. Smith will not return as coach but gave no more details on the search.
Arkansas Athletic Director Jeff Long’s search for a new football coach officially began Saturday when he announced John L. Smith won’t be retained, but in reality the process began last spring.
Sports, Pages 25 on 11/25/2012
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