Nate Allen has been a fixture in the Arkansas media for more than four decades. He with the Springdale News in 1973 covering teams coached by Frank Broyles and Lanny Van Eman.
Favorite Sports: Baseball and Track
Best Sports Memories: Covering Arkansas' national basketball championship in 1994; the 1977 football Razorbacks' epic Orange Bowl upset of Oklahoma; being the lone Arkansas writer to cover John McDonnell's first national championship at the 1984 NCAA Indoor in Syracuse, N.Y.
Favorite Fayetteville Restaurants: Herman's, Jammin' Java, Art's and Restaurant On The Corner.
Education: University of Missouri
Fast starts no guarantee of immortality
Arkansas coach Bret Bielema reads his notes during a practice Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014 at Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville.
Judging strictly by the first head coaching years of Frank Broyles, Lou Holtz, Houston Nutt and Bobby Petrino at Arkansas and Terry Bowden at Auburn, Bret Bielema ultimately could have a better down the road parting from Arkansas than Gus Malzahn at Auburn.
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