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FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2019, file photo, Arkansas running back Rakeem Boyd carries against Western Kentucky during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Fayetteville, Ark. After a promising 2018, Boyd was a breakout star in the Southeastern Conference with 1,133 yards rushing and eight touchdowns last season. 
 (AP Photo/Michael Woods, File)

Pick Six: Boyd, Stills are overlooked stars on losing teams

Sep. 2, 2020 2:30 AM EDT

All-Americans and college football award winners are overwhelmingly chosen from teams with the winning records. Makes sense, of course. Good teams have the most good players and — as the saying goes — to the winner goes the spoils. The good players on the not-so-good teams tend to get lost in the...

FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2019, file photo, Arkansas running back Rakeem Boyd (5) runs the ball against Western Kentucky during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Fayetteville, Ark. Boyd ran for 1,133 yards and eight scores as a junior last season while rushing for more than 100 yards in five games. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)

Arkansas seeks fresh start under new coach Sam Pittman

Sep. 1, 2020 2:20 PM EDT

The challenges facing new Arkansas coach Sam Pittman were significant enough without extra wrenches being thrown into his plans. Pittman needed to change the culture following a 2-10 season that saw Chad Morris fired. Pittman was eager to get rolling after he was hired, but months later, COVID-19 came along,...