John L. Smith John L. Smith en-us Copyright 2015, Deseret News Publishing Company Sat, 28 Nov 2015 00:00:01 MST Sat, 28 Nov 2015 06:14:30 MST Newspapers Weber State coach Jody Sears agrees to short leash Football coach Jody Sears willingly agrees that the school can fire him for no buyout charge, if he doesn't win early. Tue, 26 Feb 2013 17:35:00 MST Randy Hollis: Season has turned into a nightmare for John L. Smith, Razorbacks Five months ago, when John L. Smith abruptly bailed as Weber State's head football coach to take a much higher-profile (and... Sat, 29 Sep 2012 22:53:19 MDT John L. Smith says 1-3 Arkansas can still reach bowl game Pleading with Razorback fans to not give up after a 1-3 start to a season that some had expected to yield a national... Mon, 24 Sep 2012 15:54:37 MDT Former Weber State, current Arkansas coach John L. Smith facing bankruptcy John L. Smith always believed real estate development was the safest investment of all, saying "you may not make money, but... Wed, 04 Jul 2012 23:37:07 MDT Former Weber State coach John L. Smith eager to prove himself in the SEC FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — John L. Smith isn't Bobby Petrino and he's not Nick Saban. Sat, 19 May 2012 09:18:52 MDT Weber State football: Jody Sears named interim head football coach Three days after John L. Smith bailed on the Wildcats' program to take the interim head coaching job at the University of... Thu, 26 Apr 2012 11:58:09 MDT Arkansas focused on immediate future with Smith Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long's hiring of John L. Smith for the next 10 months provided an unconventional, and perhaps... Wed, 25 Apr 2012 16:26:02 MDT Yahoo: Wife helped John L. Smith make choice to leave Weber State Yahoo's Pat Forde spoke to John L. Smith on Tuesday and found out that Smith's wife helped him understand the opportunity... Tue, 24 Apr 2012 18:38:41 MDT Randy Hollis: One can hardly blame John L. Smith, but it is still wrong Instead of giving something back to the university, all John L. Smith gave Weber State was a bunch of "Hogswash." Tue, 24 Apr 2012 17:55:36 MDT Ex-Weber State coach John L. Smith's move to Arkansas draws mixed national reaction Is ex-Weber State football coach John L. Smith selfish or just smart? National writers have mixed feelings on the matter. Tue, 24 Apr 2012 17:46:22 MDT John L. Smith introduced as new Arkansas coach John L. Smith stood at the podium, pouncing with a smile on every question he was asked about his surprise hire as the coach... Tue, 24 Apr 2012 16:46:03 MDT Smith bolts Weber St. for Arkansas before coaching a game for 'Cats Just 41/2 months after being named the head football coach at Weber State University, John L. Smith bailed on the Wildcats'... Mon, 23 Apr 2012 23:48:40 MDT Weber State football coach John L. Smith to be named interim Arkansas coach FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Arkansas has made it official: John L. Smith is returning as head coach of the Razorbacks next year. Mon, 23 Apr 2012 13:56:27 MDT Weber State football: Defense rules the day in spring game The scoreboard somehow showed a final score of 30-0 in favor of the White (offensive) team, but it was the Wildcats'... Sat, 14 Apr 2012 22:51:26 MDT Weber State football: Jody Sears named Wildcat defensive coordinator New Weber State football head coach John L. Smith has completed his coaching staff with the hiring of a new defensive... Mon, 02 Apr 2012 20:01:45 MDT Weber State football: Long Wildcat scrimmage sends conditioning message First, there was The Longest Day, and then of course we had The Longest Yard. Sat, 31 Mar 2012 20:40:54 MDT John L. Smith signs first recruiting class at Weber State Fri, 03 Feb 2012 09:33:33 MST Utah State football: Gary Andersen receives contract extension Utah State director of athletics Scott Barnes announced Thursday that football coach Gary Andersen has signed a contract... Thu, 15 Dec 2011 22:06:01 MST Finally back home, Smith aiming for a national title Whoever said "You can never go home again" must have never met John L. Smith. Wed, 07 Dec 2011 00:03:45 MST Weber State football: Wildcats banking their future on John L. Smith Smack in the slipstream of three bowl-bound college football teams, Weber State didn't think twice about hiring John L. Smith... Tue, 06 Dec 2011 20:20:08 MST Weber State football: John L. Smith will be Wildcats' new head coach John L. Smith, who played football at Weber State more than 40 years ago before embarking on a highly successful coaching... Mon, 05 Dec 2011 17:35:17 MST Weber State football: Wildcats to introduce new coach Tuesday Weber State University has scheduled a press conference for Tuesday morning to introduce its new head football coach. Sun, 04 Dec 2011 22:21:43 MST Obituary: WATSON, VEEVEE