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State of the Hogs: Willie Schwanke

Willie Schwanke has impressed early in his freshman season with a smooth, compact lefty swing. He's going to get a chance to help the Arkansas offense.

Todd Butler and Jim Schwanke squared off in opposite dugouts for many games in the SEC. Butler handled the hitters at Alabama, Schwanke at LSU. They were intense rivals. "I can tell you for sure that in 1997 when we were both in the College World Series, I didn't think that one day I'd coach his son," Butler laughed last week. "No, I wouldn't have guessed that." Alabama beat LSU in the Super... Recommended Stories

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