FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas passed its first significant hurdle of the season with the 78-72 win at Southern Methodist on Tuesday night.
FAYETTEVILLE — The pivotal point in Arkansas’ defensive turnaround took place in a Miami hotel room last winter.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas’ trip to Columbia, Mo., will be a holiday homecoming for one Razorback.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas running back Jonathan Williams hurt his shoulder in the season opener, but has played through the nagging pain all season.
1. Goal Line Struggles: Arkansas couldn’t find much to frown about after its 30-0 win against Ole Miss.
DALLAS — Playing as a ranked team for the first time in seven years, No. 25 Arkansas established itself quickly against SMU.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas running back Jonathan Williams was a little surprised when Austin Allen stepped into the huddle last Saturday.
1. Marshall’s Situation: Coach Bret Bielema hasn’t said Korliss Marshall’s career as a Razorback is over.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas walked off the court last week expecting its first big test of the 2014-15 season to come on the road against a ranked opponent.
Grading the Five Keys
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas didn’t race to reclaim a trophy from the opposing sideline in Razorback Stadium on Saturday.
FAYETTEVILLE — Rohan Gaines spent the entire last week knowing he’d miss the first half of Arkansas’ game against Ole Miss. He studied film, mentoring his proxy, freshman Josh Liddell, for what he’d see from quarterback Bo Wallace in preparation for his starting role.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas coach Bret Bielema has suspended running back Korliss Marshall indefinitely.
Key Performers during Arkansas’ 30-0 win vs. No. 8 Ole Miss:
Key Numbers from Arkansas’ 30-0 win against No. 8 Ole Miss:
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas offensive lineman Brey Cook really wanted to beat LSU during last week’s battle for the Golden Boot.
FIVE KEYS TO TONIGHT’S GAME
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas coach Mike Anderson can say one thing about his team three games into the regular season.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas safety Alan Turner did his best to soak in the entire scene last Saturday night. He didn’t want to miss any piece of the euphoric celebration after the struggles to get there.
FAYETTEVILLE — Ky Madden didn’t see anything special in Arkansas’ 30-point win against an Atlantic Coast Conference team on Wednesday night.