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
Cox Communications to carry SEC Network
Cox Communications announced Wednesday it will carry the SEC Network beginning Aug. 14.
The Atlanta-based company is the largest cable provider in western Arkansas and has more than 6 million customers across 19 states. AT&T U-verse, DISH and Google Fiber have also signed on to carry the network.
Arkansas' first two football games at Auburn on Aug. 30 and at home against Nicholls State on Sept. 7 are scheduled to be televised by the SEC Network at 3 p.m.