Matt Jones is the online sports director for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. A double graduate of the University of Arkansas, he is a member of the Football Writers Association of America and National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, and voter for the Biletnikoff Award.
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.