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
Abilene Christian hires Hogs' volunteer Flanders
Brad Flanders spent 2014 as the volunteer coach at Arkansas. Flanders was hired Monday as pitching coach at Abilene Christian.
FAYETTEVILLE Arkansas baseball is in the market for a new volunteer coach.
Brad Flanders was hired as pitching coach at Abilene Christian on Monday after spending last season in a volunteer capacity with the Razorbacks. Flanders, a former catcher at Missouri, worked with Arkansas' catchers in the volunteer role.
Past volunteer coaches for the Razorbacks have included Brian Walker and Chris Curry. Walker is now the hitting coach at Wichita State, while Curry was recently hired as head coach at Arkansas-Little Rock.