Subdued kickoff: Quips less abundant in wake of Broyles’ death

By: Tom Murphy
Published: Saturday, August 19, 2017
Arkansas coach Bret Bielema joins others in a moment of silence Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, for former coach and athletics director Frank Broyles, who died Monday, during the Kickoff Luncheon at the Northwest Arkansas Convention Center in Springdale.
Photo by Andy Shupe
Arkansas coach Bret Bielema joins others in a moment of silence Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, for former coach and athletics director Frank Broyles, who died Monday, during the Kickoff Luncheon at the Northwest Arkansas Convention Center in Springdale.

The Arkansas Razorbacks went light on the barbs at Friday's annual Razorback Kickoff Luncheon before a packed house at the Holiday Inn and Convention Center.

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