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.
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Dave Van Horn is entering his 12th season as the Razorbacks' head coach.
FAYETTEVILLE Arkansas' game against Appalachian State today has been postponed one hour and is now scheduled to start at 4:05 p.m.
The Mountaineers will play Friday's game with only two-thirds of its travel roster in uniform. The teams was originally scheduled to fly to Northwest Arkansas on Thursday, but the flight was canceled because of winter weather in North Carolina.
Appalachian State's team was scheduled to take two flights to Arkansas this morning, but only one was able to make it in time for the game, landing at XNA around 1:30 p.m. The rest of the team, including assistant coach Matt Payne, is scheduled to arrive tonight.
Friday's game is the first of a three-game series at Baum Stadium.