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[21 Mar 2011 | One Comment | 1,974 views]
Mitch Mustain may avoid charges

Just last month we posted a story about former Springdale High School Quarterback Mitch Mustain being arrested in Los Angeles.
At the time, it appeared he would would face felony charges for allegedly selling Adderall — a controlled substance — online to an undercover officer. A few weeks after that, we posted another story stating it appeared Mustain would deal with a misdemeanor charge for allegedly passing off something else that is not a controlled substance as Aderall. That story, too, detailed how Mustain’s name has popped up in an NFL …

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[13 Mar 2011 | One Comment | 4,088 views]
Does Mitch Mustain still have a shot at the NFL?

Just when it looks like Mitch Mustain’s career has come to an end, the plucky Springdale native’s name resurfaces.
It seems that there are some who still view the former Arkansas Razorbacks and USC Trojans quarterback as a viable NFL draft pick. Robert Wayerski, in this post for Bleacher Report, suggests that Mustain would be a good fit for the struggling San Francisco 49ers.
Why’s that intriguing? It appeared that Mustain was facing felony charges just last month for allegedly selling prescription drugs online. Yes, Mustain was accused of selling Adderall — …

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[6 Jan 2011 | 2 Comments | 2,499 views]
Say it ain’t so, Ryan Mallett

It’s official — Ryan Mallett has decided to skip his senior year at the University of Arkansas and hop into the NFL draft.
Mallett made that announcement official when he released a statement through the university today (Jan. 6).
We at First Arkansas News can’t say we’re shocked by this development. The first story we ran on this site when we started back in April was this one about Mallett being named one of the top five offensive players to watch for the NFL draft in 2011.
So the news isn’t exactly shocking, …