Grading the Five Keys
FAYETTEVILLE — Bobby Portis is Arkansas’ most decorated player.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas coach Bret Bielema told his team all week its mission was simple: take back the Golden Boot.
FAYETTEVILLE — It wasn’t traditional. Or awe-inspiring. The big plays were few and far between. It was an offshoot of smashmouth football in a forward-pass era.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas coach Bret Bielema didn’t have to worry about any of his players doing snow angels on the field Saturday night.
Key Performers from Arkansas’ 17-0 win against LSU:
Key numbers in Arkansas’ 17-0 win vs. No. 20 LSU:
FAYETTEVILLE — The Arkansas men’s basketball team has worked its way through the two-game exhibition season.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas safety Alan Turner has never really experienced the joy of beating LSU during his collegiate career.
FIVE KEYS TO TONIGHT’S GAME
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas’ debut under new coach Jimmy Dykes didn’t exactly go as planned in the first half Friday.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas women’s basketball coach Jimmy Dykes has heard the constant criticism since stepping into his new position last spring.
1. Remember Last Year: Arkansas has lost in a variety of ways during its 17-game SEC slide. But it’s hard for safety Alan Turner to find one more frustrating than the 2013 season finale.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas will open the 2014-15 season against Alabama State in Bud Walton Arena on Sunday afternoon.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas linebacker Brooks Ellis and the rest of the Razorbacks know exactly what LSU wants to accomplish on offense Saturday night.
FAYETTEVILLE — Keaton Miles had to wait a long time for his Arkansas debut.
1. Not Thanksgiving: Arkansas defensive tackle DeMarcus Hodge had grown accustomed to playing LSU the day after Thanksgiving. So forgive the junior for feeling a little strange this week.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas quarterback Brandon Allen had an important message for tight end Hunter Henry late in the fourth quarter at Mississippi State.
1. Running Room: Arkansas running back Alex Collins had trouble finding running room in SEC losses to Alabama and Georgia last month.
FAYETTEVILLE — LSU was eliminated from the SEC West’s championship race after its 20-13 overtime loss to Alabama on Saturday night.