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
Nine Hogs to enter SWC Hall of Fame
Former Arkansas football player Lance Alworth waves to the crowd while serving as honorary captain prior to the game against Tennessee at Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville on Saturday Nov. 11, 2006.
FAYETTEVILLE Eight former Arkansas players and a former coach will be inducted into the Southwest Conference Hall of Fame.
Former football players Lance Alworth, Loyd Phillips, Clyde Scott, Leotis Harris and Billy Moore, former basketball player Sidney Moncrief, former basketball coach Eddie Sutton and former track & field athletes Mike Conley and Melody Sye will be honored at a luncheon in Little Rock on Nov. 10.
They will join former Arkansas football coach Frank Broyles, former basketball coach Nolan Richardson and former track & field coach John McDonnell as inductees into the SWC Hall of Fame.
The SWC Hall of Famel is supported by the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame in Little Rock and the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in Waco, where it is located.