The Arkansas Razorbacks and the ASU Red Wolves will face off in a 2025 game as part of a new agreement for War Memorial Stadium announced Wednesday.

An agreement to keep Arkansas Razorback football games at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock includes a long-awaited matchup with Arkansas State University in 2025, and two games with the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

The UA has signed an amendment to an existing agreement with the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism to bring two additional Razorback football games to War Memorial in future seasons and extend the overall agreement through the 2025 season.

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With two games left in the Razorback football season, University of Arkansas Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Jeff Long has been let go effective immediately.

The move comes a week after a lengthy meeting of the university’s Board of Trustees where no action was taken against Long. Chancellor Joseph Steinmetz announced Long’s firing in a press release Wednesday.

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Greater, the long anticipated story of former Arkansas Razorback All-America Brandon Burlsworth, opened this weekend to generally good reviews.

"He probably was, as portrayed, just a very good, decent young man," says Little Rock-based film critic Philip Martin of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. "The genre is sort of one of these Christian inspiration movies, but it's really better than most of those."

The Arkansas Razorbacks will play the Samford Bulldogs this Saturday at 6 p.m. at War Memorial Stadium. Thousands of Razorback fans will gather on the War Memorial Stadium to cheer them on and celebrate before the game. Marketing Director Danny-Joe Crawford says over 50 thousand people usually show up to tailgate. He says some people come a few days before game day and camp out in the park.

“We have RV’s that’s been there since Monday. They’re called ‘The Roadhogs’ and they travel to all the Arkansas games,” Crawford said.