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
Hogs need to crush a dream in opener
Arkansas forward Coty Clarke knocks the ball out of the hands of South Carolina defender Brenton Williams during the second half of a Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 game at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.
Even Rick Schaeffer, longtime Arkansas basketball analyst and still unflappable King of the Optimists Club when the Razorbacks trail by 30 with five minutes left, would be hard put to find a silver lining from Arkansas closing the regular SEC season with an 83-58 loss at Alabama.
Sports, Pages 14 on 03/12/2014
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