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
At first, Thurman idolized Orange
Scotty Thurman helped Arkansas to an 13-2 record in NCAA Tournament games.
Scotty Thurman, who 18 years ago helped Arkansas pull off an improbable victory over Syracuse in the NCAA Tournament, grew up in Ruston, La., rooting for the Orange.
Sports, Pages 19 on 11/28/2012
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