Arkansas Razorbacks news from the staff of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
Kickoff luncheon set for Aug. 23
University of Arkansas athletics director Jeff Long speaks during the third annual Arkansas Razorback Football Kickoff Luncheon inside the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers on Friday, Aug. 19, 2011.
FAYETTEVILLE The fifth annual kickoff luncheon for Arkansas' football team will be held Aug. 23 at the Northwest Arkansas Convention Center in Springdale.
Arkansas coach Bret Bielema and athletics director Jeff Long are among the speakers at the event, which will be emceed by Jimmy Dykes. Doors will open at 11:15 a.m. with the event scheduled to begin at noon.
General admission tickets cost $25. A table seating eight, including a current UA football player, costs $300.