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Posted: August 23, 2014 at 2:06 a.m.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL Former Hog co-captain Roth dies Jim Roth, a co-captain on Arkansas’ 1954 Southwest Conference championship team known as the “25 Little Pigs,” died Thursday at Hillcrest Nursing Home in Harrison. He was 81.

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