Nate Allen has been a fixture in the Arkansas media for more than four decades. He with the Springdale News in 1973 covering teams coached by Frank Broyles and Lanny Van Eman.
Favorite Sports: Baseball and Track
Best Sports Memories: Covering Arkansas' national basketball championship in 1994; the 1977 football Razorbacks' epic Orange Bowl upset of Oklahoma; being the lone Arkansas writer to cover John McDonnell's first national championship at the 1984 NCAA Indoor in Syracuse, N.Y.
Favorite Fayetteville Restaurants: Herman's, Jammin' Java, Art's and Restaurant On The Corner.
Education: University of Missouri
A McDonnell hour left Dykes submerged
Jimmy Dykes speaks after being introduced as the eighth women's head basketball coach Sunday, March 30, 2014, at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville. Dykes left his job as an analyst for ESPN for the position. Dykes coached at Arkansas, Sacramento State, Appalachian State, Kentucky and Arkansas-Little Rock, and Oklahoma State.
Years ago, when Jimmy Dykes was the athletic director at Shiloh Christian High School, he came to the same Walton Arena office he now calls his own to seek advice from the greatest coach of them all.
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