FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long has watched Ohio State, Alabama, Oregon and Florida State play countless times this season.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas appears to be losing a member of its 2014 staff.
HOUSTON — Arkansas defensive end Trey Flowers had to be consoled by coach Bret Bielema in the moments after a 17-10 loss to Mississippi State on Nov. 1.
HOUSTON — It has been a long climb back for Arkansas senior Dementrius Wilson.
HOUSTON — Arkansas overwhelmed Texas in the 2000 Cotton Bowl with a stifling defensive performance that went down as one of the best in school history.
HOUSTON — Ryan Mallett didn’t play against Texas during his Arkansas career, but the Houston Texans’ quarterback is no stranger to the rivalry.
HOUSTON — Arkansas right tackle Brey Cook is well aware of the reality of the national landscape regarding tonight’s Texas Bowl.
FIVE KEYS TODAY’S GAME
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas coach Bret Bielema paid his defensive backs coach a compliment earlier this month, saying Clay Jennings brought a calmness to the secondary when he arrived last winter.
1. Rivalry Renewal: Arkansas and Texas are meeting for the first time since 2008 on Monday night. The Texas Bowl also will be just the fifth time the programs have played since 1991, when the Razorbacks left the Southwest Conference.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas coach Mike Anderson’s “go, go, go” mantra doesn’t only hold to on-the-court affairs. So a rare couple days break his players had for Christmas was a welcome change.