New owner/publisher, same in-depth preview

New owner/publisher, same in-depth preview

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BENTON — Former national record-setting high school quarterback Thomas Thrash (top left in family photo) is the new owner/publisher of Hooten's Arkansas Football. Thrash completed 77 touchdown passes his senior season, has been an assistant and head coach in Arkansas and started tackling the publishing business in August, 2021.
Thrash and his team feature Razorback coach Sam Pittman on the cover of the 30th annual Hooten’s Arkansas Football bookazine and go in-depth with Pittman in the cover story.
 The book retails for $19.99 and is on sale now statewide at Wal-Mart, Kroger, Books-A-Million, Harps Food Stores, Big Red Stores, Brookshires and Hays Food.
The 432-page book, which takes more than six months to compile, offers the most comprehensive preseason football coverage in Arkansas.

Hooten's picks the upward trending Razorbacks to finish third in the SEC West.
In addition to providing extensive coverage of every high school team in the state, the book offers an in-depth preview on the Razorbacks and coverage on each Southeastern Conference school. Arkansas State and every state college are ranked as well as all 131 Division I college teams in America.

The national award-winning Hooten's Arkansas Football features coaches' polls for each high school conference, statewide rankings for every team, super teams for each classification, the state's Top 50 recruits, a national college poll and complete high school schedules.

Alabama is tabbed to win the SEC West, followed by Texas A&M, Arkansas, Ole Miss, LSU, Mississippi State and Auburn. Georgia is picked to win the SEC Eastern Division, followed by Kentucky, Tennessee, Missouri, South Carolina, Florida and Vanderbilt.
Arkansas State is ranked 13th in the Sun Belt and 119th nationally. Louisiana-Lafayette is picked to win the Sun Belt, followed by Coastal Carolina, Appalachian State, Georgia State and Marshall.

Alabama is Hooten’s preseason No. 1 team, followed by Ohio State, Georgia, Texas A&M and Clemson. Arkansas is picked 16th nationally.
 Ouachita Baptist is picked to win the Great American Conference, followed by Harding, Henderson State, Arkansas Tech and Arkansas-Monticello.

Hooten's high school favorites to win it all in 2022 are Bryant in Class 7A, Greenwood in Class 6A, Joe T. Robinson in Class 5A, Warren in Class 4A, Prescott in Class 3A and Hazen in Class 2A.

The book is published annually by Seventy Seven's Football Publishing, LLC, of Benton.

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