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Razorback Foundation opposes UA/ASU game

LITTLE ROCK (KATV) - A letter from the Razorback Foundation's executive director to members shows the organization's opposition for a proposed Razorback - Red Wolf rivalry.

The letter, obtained by Channel 7 News, encourages members to go to a website to voice their opposition for a legislatively mandated matchup between the U of A and Arkansas State. You can read the entire letter below.

DearRazorback Foundation member:

Abill (H.B. 2274) was recently introduced for consideration in the ArkansasHouse of Representatives that would require the University of Arkansas andArkansas State University to play a football game at War Memorial Stadium inLittle Rock. As an active supporter of our program, we want to take theopportunity to share this important information with you.

Asyou are most likely aware, the University of Arkansas has maintained along-standing policy of not scheduling intercollegiate athletic competitions againstother in-state institutions. This approach continues to serve in the bestinterests of the University of Arkansas and the Razorback program. It alsoprovides Arkansans the opportunity to be united in their support for theRazorbacks while also supporting other intercollegiate athletic programs in thestate.

Awebsite has been set up to allow the citizens of Arkansas to voice theiropinion on the pending legislation. We would encourage you to visit the websitebelow to let your voice be heard.

www.arkansasasubenefit.com/

Sincerely,

Sean Rochelle
Executive Director
Razorback Foundation

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