Prep coaches surprised by Malzahn’s departure

Posted: December 5, 2012 at 4:14 a.m.

Gus Malzahn and his coaching staff put on a full-court recruiting press in late April, visiting all 215 of Arkansas’ football-playing high schools over a five-day period.

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Sports, Pages 23 on 12/05/2012


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