August 7, 2011

New positions for newcomers

Arkansas' veterans practiced at 9:30 a.m. Sunday on the intramural fields while the newcomers went inside the Walker Pavilion for a 3:30 workout, and there was some interesting news out of each.

Atiga a veteran after one week

Every day during camp there have been tweaks and position moves. In the early practice, junior college linebacker transfer Robert Atiga moved up to practice with the veterans from the newcomer group. That is a good sign because Atiga was finishing class work and did not arrive until Monday.

"He's kind of a natural back there. He's a natural tracker of the ball," outside linebackers coach and special teams coordinator John L. Smith said. "He has an instinct...

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