Arkansas Head Football Coach Bret Bielema has had a few surprises since taking the job, and he says they have been good ones.He found out he had a good size of seniors who have actually played quite a bit. The reaction of high school coaches in the state and the excitement of players in the state wanting to come to the University of Arkansas and play football.

Coach Bielema has also been pleasantly surprised by the defense and believes the defensive line will be the strong point of their team this fall. He mentioned defensive ends Chris Smith and Trey Flowers.

The annual Spring Red-White game is this Saturday in Fayetteville.

photo by john williams