Eells, the voice of the Razorbacks, dies in car crash

Updated: August 1, 2006, 2:56 PM ET
Associated Press

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. -- Paul Eells, the voice of the Razorbacks whose trademark call of "Touchdown, Arkansas!" endeared him to generations of sports fans, was killed in a car accident. He was 70.

He died Monday night in a head-on collision on Interstate 40 that also took the life of another driver, police said.

Gov. Mike Huckabee called Eells "a great man and true Arkansas icon." He said Tuesday state flags will fly at half staff on the day of Eells' funeral and asked ...

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