The Arkansas Razorbacks will kick off their 2018-19 football season with a new head football coach and a newly renovated Razorback football stadium!
Season action from the Razorback basketball team is right around the corner, too, with 2018-19 tickets on sale now.
For decades, the University of Arkansas’ Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium — one of the most storied football venues in college athletics — has attracted students, locals, visitors, families and alumni alike.
Now, the home of Razorback football has undergone a major renovation and expansion and will debut the $160 million project at the Hogs’ first home football game on Saturday, Sept. 1, against Eastern Illinois.
Encompassing the legacy of the late athletic director Frank Broyles and other Razorback greats, the new renovation project will take football gameday experiences and traditions to the next, new level!
Some of the new changes and amenities include 38 new stadium suites, 20 field-level loge boxes, 44 second-level covered loge boxes and premium club seating.
Razorback fans can now access all sides of the stadium by utilizing the new 360 degree concourse. The Level 1 Concourse lets guests get to where they want to in the stadium easier than before.
A new video board has been added, as well as additional and expanded entrances, additional elevators and restrooms, and new concessions. A new game day locker room and training room were added for the football team, and safety and security systems throughout the stadium have been enhanced.
For the 2018-19 season, the Razorback football team will play seven home games, including the season opener on Sept. 1, and matchups against North Texas on Sept. 15, Alabama on Oct. 6, Ole Miss on Oct. 13, Tulsa on Oct. 20, Vanderbilt on Oct. 27, and LSU on Nov. 10.
This season is also the first at Arkansas for new head football coach Chad Morris. Morris has an extensive resume that includes 16 years as head coach at the prep level, four years as offensive coordinator at Clemson University, and most recently, three seasons as head coach at Southern Methodist University.
Razorback basketball fans know how to make Bud Walton Area at the University of Arkansas campus come alive!
Known as the Basketball Palace of Mid-America, the state-of-the art Bud Walton Arena is charged with excitement from tip-off to the final buzzer. The men’s basketball team opens its regular 2018-19 season at home on Nov. 12 against UC Davis. With Hogs hoops action through March 2019, there’s plenty of time to get in on the action.