Tribute touches Broyles

Posted: November 24, 2012 at 4:08 a.m.

Former Arkansas Coach and Athletic Director Frank Broyles calls the Hogs on Friday during a ceremony unveiling a statue in his honor outside the Broyles Athletic Center in Fayetteville.

Frank Broyles, the most iconic athletic figure in Arkansas, was honored Friday with a larger-than-life bronze statue outside the football field and athletic center that bears his name.

Broyles Statue

Hundreds of dignitaries, family members and friends gathered in front of the Broyles Athletic Center on Friday morning for the dedication of a statue honoring former University of Arkansas head football coach and athletic director Frank Broyles. The statue stands seven and a half feet and weighs more than 700 pounds. Dr. Gary Renegar sculpted the statue based on photos of Coach Broyles during his 19-year coaching career at the University of Arkansas. (By David Gottschalk)
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Sports, Pages 28 on 11/24/2012