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Topic - Jeff Long
The committee will pick the four teams to play in the national semifinals. The winners will play about a week later for the national championship.
Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long will be the first chairman of the College Football Playoff selection committee, and the rest of the 13-member panel that will decide which teams play for the 2014 national championship will be officially revealed Wednesday.
Bret Bielema will be paid $3.2 million annually for six years at Arkansas, the school said Wednesday as it prepared to introduce its new football coach.
Bret Bielema watched from afar in April as Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long handled the difficult circumstances surrounding Bobby Petrino's firing, liking what he saw so much that he wrote Long a letter of support a few months later.
Bret Bielema will earn $3.2 million annually for six years in his new job at Arkansas, which will also pay its new coach's $1 million buyout to Wisconsin.
Bret Bielema is taking his brand of power football to Arkansas, leaving Wisconsin after seven seasons.
Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema is taking his brand of power football to Arkansas.
Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long wasted little time in bringing the John L. Smith era to a close.
Bobby Petrino regrets the affair that led to his April firing, and the former Arkansas coach said he hopes to return to the sidelines.
John L. Smith always believed real estate development was the safest investment of all, saying "you may not make money, but you won't lose money."
Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long's hiring of John L. Smith for the next 10 months provided an unconventional, and perhaps temporary, solution to a problem that came with coach Bobby Petrino's sudden and scandal-ridden exit.
John L. Smith reintroduced himself to Arkansas by providing a dose of exactly what the school needed.
John L. Smith stood at the podium, pouncing with a smile on every question he was asked about his surprise hire as the coach at Arkansas.
John L. Smith knows the Arkansas football program well and has a vested interest in its continued success. So a chance to help clean up the mess made by coach Bobby Petrino was too good to pass up.
Former Arkansas coach Bobby Petrino sent candy to his mistress, called her a "close friend" and suggested the affair that cost him his job started with a kiss over lunch last fall, according to documents released Thursday.
"I'm proud of our coaches, our student-athletes success staff and most importantly our student-athletes for their dedication to academic achievement," Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long said. "We have made remarkable progress but still have work to do."
Program coordinator Jeff Long says the tournament continues to grow, with more than 500 archers registered this year.