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Bielema ready for rugged SEC at Arkansas

Updated: December 7, 2012, 5:06 AM ET
Associated Press

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long first met Bret Bielema while in Miami attending an end-of-season awards ceremony surrounding the 2005 national championship game.

Bielema was a 34-year-old up-and-coming assistant coach at Wisconsin, and Long was the athletic director at Pittsburgh, still a few years away from leaving to take over the Razorbacks program for the retiring Frank Broyles.

Always one to network and keep his emergency file of potential coaches ready, ...

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