Arkansas pig lady ignites internet with inspirational message - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

Arkansas pig lady ignites internet with inspirational message to team

(RNN) – In the Arkansas Razorbacks' darkest hour, a singing superfan has taken to You Tube to offer her favorite college football team a musical message of inspiration and hope.

Last Saturday, the No. 8 Razorbacks blew a 21-point lead, got a bunch of key players hurt and lost in overtime to 30-point underdog Louisiana Monroe. Next on the schedule, the relentless Alabama Crimson Tide, ranked No. 1 in the nation.

All seemed hopeless. Then lizhoney sprang into action.

Wearing a plastic pig hat, with her nose taped up to resemble a pig's snout, sporting a rosy-red Arkansas sweatshirt and wearing caked-on, matching lipstick, lizhoney belts out a karaoke-style rendition of the classic, folky ballad United We Stand, Divided We Fall.

The video went viral.

Her version of the song originally performed by Brotherhood of Man and covered by Cher and Elton John is surprisingly … not too terrible.  Her retooled lyrics exhort her team to glories that include beating Alabama by a score of 100-3, and between verses she whispers breathy get-well wishes to the fallen players.

Time will tell if the Hogs come off the canvas, regroup and smite the invaders.

Arkansas plays host to No. 1 ranked Alabama at 3:30 p.m. EST on Sept. 15 in a nationally televised game.

Copyright 2012 Raycom News Network all rights reserved.

  • SEC FootballSEC CoverageMore>>

  • Brent Rooker named 2017 SEC Player of the Year

    Brent Rooker named 2017 SEC Player of the Year

    Monday, May 22 2017 5:32 PM EDT2017-05-22 21:32:33 GMT
    WLBTWLBT

    The MSU senior leads the SEC in several offensive categories, including batting average (.415), hits (85), RBI (73), home runs (20), doubles (28), slugging percentage (.873) and total bases (179). He is the first Mississippi State player to reach 20 home runs, 20 doubles, 70 RBI, and the first SEC hitter to do so since 2000.

    More >>

    The MSU senior leads the SEC in several offensive categories, including batting average (.415), hits (85), RBI (73), home runs (20), doubles (28), slugging percentage (.873) and total bases (179). He is the first Mississippi State player to reach 20 home runs, 20 doubles, 70 RBI, and the first SEC hitter to do so since 2000.

    More >>
  • Ole Miss softball wins Oxford Regional, advances to Super Regionals

    Ole Miss softball wins Oxford Regional, advances to Super Regionals

    Monday, May 22 2017 1:12 PM EDT2017-05-22 17:12:34 GMT
    WLBTWLBT

    Ole Miss softball adds another check to a historic 2017 season. SEC Championship  - Check. Most wins in a season - Check. Hosting NCAA Regionals - Check. Winning Oxford Regional - Check. Ole Miss beat North Carolina 7-2 Sunday to win the Oxford Regional. Mike Smith's Rebels advance to Super Regionals for the first time in program history. They will face the winner of the Los Angeles Regional. If UCLA wins, the Rebs are heading to LA. If Cal State Fullert...

    More >>

    Ole Miss softball adds another check to a historic 2017 season. SEC Championship  - Check. Most wins in a season - Check. Hosting NCAA Regionals - Check. Winning Oxford Regional - Check. Ole Miss beat North Carolina 7-2 Sunday to win the Oxford Regional. Mike Smith's Rebels advance to Super Regionals for the first time in program history. They will face the winner of the Los Angeles Regional. If UCLA wins, the Rebs are heading to LA. If Cal State Fullert...

    More >>
  • Pick 6: Kelly, Rodriguez, Mora in need of improvement in '17

    Pick 6: Kelly, Rodriguez, Mora in need of improvement in '17

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 5:17 PM EDT2017-05-17 21:17:42 GMT
    Wednesday, May 17 2017 5:17 PM EDT2017-05-17 21:17:42 GMT
    The hot seat in college football can be defined as a coach who is danger of being fired if his team does not improve upon last season.More >>
    The hot seat in college football can be defined as a coach who is danger of being fired if his team does not improve upon last season.More >>
Powered by Frankly