John L. Smith http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ John L. Smith en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:00:01 MDT Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:06:45 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Weber State coach Jody Sears agrees to short leash http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574266/Weber-State-coach-Jody-Sears-agrees-to-short-leash.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574266/Weber-State-coach-Jody-Sears-agrees-to-short-leash.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765608062/Season-has-turned-into-a-nightmare-for-John-L-Smith-Razorbacks.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765608062/Season-has-turned-into-a-nightmare-for-John-L-Smith-Razorbacks.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765606548/John-L-Smith-says-1-3-Arkansas-can-still-reach-bowl-game.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765606548/John-L-Smith-says-1-3-Arkansas-can-still-reach-bowl-game.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765587967/Former-Weber-State-current-Arkansas-coach-John-L-Smith-facing-bankruptcy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765587967/Former-Weber-State-current-Arkansas-coach-John-L-Smith-facing-bankruptcy.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765577106/Former-Weber-State-coach-John-L-Smith-eager-to-prove-himself-in-the-SEC.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765577106/Former-Weber-State-coach-John-L-Smith-eager-to-prove-himself-in-the-SEC.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765571675/Weber-State-football-Jody-Sears-named-interim-head-football-coach.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765571675/Weber-State-football-Jody-Sears-named-interim-head-football-coach.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765571462/Arkansas-focused-on-immediate-future-with-Smith.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765571462/Arkansas-focused-on-immediate-future-with-Smith.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765571229/Yahoo-Wife-helped-John-L-Smith-make-choice-to-leave-Weber-State.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765571229/Yahoo-Wife-helped-John-L-Smith-make-choice-to-leave-Weber-State.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765571219/One-can-hardly-blame-John-L-Smith-but-it-is-still-wrong.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765571219/One-can-hardly-blame-John-L-Smith-but-it-is-still-wrong.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765571204/Ex-Weber-State-coach-John-L-Smiths-move-to-Arkansas-draws-mixed-national-reaction.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765571204/Ex-Weber-State-coach-John-L-Smiths-move-to-Arkansas-draws-mixed-national-reaction.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765571192/John-L-Smith-introduced-as-new-Arkansas-coach.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765571192/John-L-Smith-introduced-as-new-Arkansas-coach.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765570995/Smith-bolts-Weber-St-for-Arkansas-before-coaching-a-game-for-Cats.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765570995/Smith-bolts-Weber-St-for-Arkansas-before-coaching-a-game-for-Cats.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765570879/Weber-State-football-coach-John-L-Smith-to-be-named-interim-Arkansas-coach.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765570879/Weber-State-football-coach-John-L-Smith-to-be-named-interim-Arkansas-coach.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765568766/Weber-State-football-Defense-rules-the-day-in-spring-game.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765568766/Weber-State-football-Defense-rules-the-day-in-spring-game.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765565396/Weber-State-football-Jody-Sears-named-Wildcat-defensive-coordinator.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765565396/Weber-State-football-Jody-Sears-named-Wildcat-defensive-coordinator.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765564903/Weber-State-football-Long-Wildcat-scrimmage-sends-conditioning-message.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765564903/Weber-State-football-Long-Wildcat-scrimmage-sends-conditioning-message.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705398666/John-L-Smith-signs-first-recruiting-class-at-Weber-State.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705398666/John-L-Smith-signs-first-recruiting-class-at-Weber-State.html Fri, 03 Feb 2012 09:33:33 MST Utah State football: Gary Andersen receives contract extension http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700207300/Utah-State-football-Gary-Andersen-receives-contract-extension.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700207300/Utah-State-football-Gary-Andersen-receives-contract-extension.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700204769/Finally-back-home-Smith-aiming-for-a-national-title.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700204769/Finally-back-home-Smith-aiming-for-a-national-title.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700204691/Weber-State-football-Wildcats-banking-their-future-on-John-L-Smith.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700204691/Weber-State-football-Wildcats-banking-their-future-on-John-L-Smith.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700204312/Weber-State-football-John-L-Smith-will-be-Wildcats-new-head-coach.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700204312/Weber-State-football-John-L-Smith-will-be-Wildcats-new-head-coach.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700204076/Weber-State-football-Wildcats-to-introduce-new-coach-Tuesday.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700204076/Weber-State-football-Wildcats-to-introduce-new-coach-Tuesday.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700199342/Obituary-WATSON-VEEVEE.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700199342/Obituary-WATSON-VEEVEE.html