Tom Murphy is a reporter for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. A graduate of Louisiana Tech University, he is a member of the Football Writers Association of America, and voter for the Heisman Trophy and AP Top 25 football poll. Murphy was the 2017 Arkansas Sportswriter of the Year.
Foucha to have surgery
Arkansas defensive back Joe Foucha runs Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, during practice at the university practice facility in Fayetteville. Visit nwadg.com/photos to see photographs from the practice.
FAYETTEVILLE University of Arkansas sophomore Joe Foucha said on Monday he was headed toward shoulder surgery after playing with pain this season.
“Played with a torn shoulder the whole season [a]bout time I get that surgery,” Foucha wrote on his Twitter account.
Foucha, a native of New Orleans, ranked third on the team with 87 tackles and had 1 tackle for loss, 4 pass breakups, 1 interception with a 20-yard return, 1 quarterback hurry and 1 fumble recovery.
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