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After this, Futrall would coach just two more seasons before turning the reins over to B.N. Wilson. In the 1896 team photo (oldest team football picture in existence), Futrall can be seen on the right end of the back row, while Wilson, as assistant coach, is on the left side of the same row. Futrall would also go on to become University President in 1913 and remain there until his death in an automobile accident in 1939. During his tenure, the period would also include the dedication of the Greek Theater.
The 1894 Cardinal football schedule was a slim one, to be sure, that would have looked much like this:
"the Greatest Game for the First 100 Years of College Football history"
During the '60s, the SWC was the dominate football conference in the nation much like the SEC is now days. Throughout the '60s Arkansas would either win or share the Southwest Conference championship in eight of the ten years for the decade. Until its demise, Arkansas would win the national championship once, and Texas would win it four times. To find out how close the Hogs were to winning three more national championships, you can take a look at "Hit That Line" (by the way, they were very, very close). The rivalry that began in 1894 and continues today, makes it more sweet when the Hogs are able to "Beat Texas."