Matt Jones has been the online sports editor for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and NWA Media since 2010. He is also a feature writer for Hawgs Illustrated magazine and is currently working on his Master's degree at the University of Arkansas.
Favorite Sport: Basketball
Best Sports Memories: Watching Arkansas' basketball national championship in 1994; being at the Georgia Dome when the tornado hit during the 2008 SEC Tournament; countless hours spent at Baum Stadium in the spring.
Favorite Fayetteville Restaurants: Noodles, Penguin Ed's and Mojitos
Education: University of Arkansas
Bucknam to host monthly luncheon
NWA Media/ANDY SHUPE -- Arkansas men's track and field coach Chris Bucknam watches from the edge of the track Saturdray, Jan. 26, 2013, during the Razorback Invitational at the Randal Tyson Track Center in Fayetteville. The Razorbacks will host the Tyson Invitational this weekend.
FAYETTEVILLE Arkansas track & field coach Chris Bucknam will host a luncheon the first Wednesday of each month beginning this week.
The luncheons will be held at Jose's Mexican Restaurant at 324 W. Dickson Street in Fayetteville. They will begin at 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 6, March 6, April 3 and May 1, and cost $8.95.
Bucknam, a six-time Southeastern Conference coach of the year, and his staff will update those in attendance on the Razorbacks' program. Arkansas is currently the No. 1 team nationally in the indoor rankings and will host both the SEC and NCAA indoor championships this year.