Pierce returns from leave of absence
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Arkansas fullback Mark Pierce was in uniform Monday when the Arkansas football team began fall drills.
Pierce had been given a personal leave of absence July 15.
Last week, Arkansas coach Houston Nutt said he thought it would be another couple of weeks before he knew if Pierce would be back for the fall semester and the 2003 season.
Pierce's father died suddenly last year following Arkansas
victory over LSU. Neither Nutt nor anyone else with the team had
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