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
Badgers receiver lauded
Jared Abbrederis, right, senior wide receiver for the University of Wisconsin, accepts the Burlsworth Trophy from Robert Smith, ESPN football analyst, Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 during the trophy ceremony at the Northwest Convention Center in Springdale. The award, presented by the Springdale Rotary Club, is given an outstanding college football player who started as a walk-on.
When Arkansas Coach Bret Bielema said he wants to build an impact walk-on program with the Razorbacks, wide receiver Jared Abbrederis is the kind of player he’s talking about attracting and developing.
Sports, Pages 17 on 12/10/2013
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