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      Arkansas AD Long chosen selection committee chair

      By RALPH D. RUSSO
      AP College Football Writer

      Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long has been chosen the first chairman of the College Football Selection committee.

      The announcement was made Monday and the rest of the committee will be announced this week though the names of the 13-member panel already have been reported.

      Long is one of five current athletic directors, along with West Virginia's Oliver Luck, Wisconsin's Barry Alvarez, Clemson's Dan Radakovich and Southern California's Pat Haden.

      Also on the committee will be: Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice; retired Lt. Gen Michael Gould; former Big East Commissioner Mike Tranghese; former Nebraska coach Tom Osborne; former Notre Dame coach Tyrone Willingham; former NFL and Mississippi quarterback Archie Manning; and former NCAA vice president Tom Jernstedt.

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