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.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas offensive coordinator Jim Chaney doesn’t want to see his group facing third-down situations on a regular basis.
1. ‘Phenomenal Job’: Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze doesn’t know Arkansas defensive coordinator Robb Smith .
FAYETTEVILLE — Former Arkansas quarterback Tyler Wilson threw for a school-record 510 yards in a 41-38 win against Texas A&M during the 2011 season.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas coach Mike Anderson believes the “blue-collar guys” hold the key to his team’s NCAA Tournament hopes this season.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas got off to a slow start in its exhibition opener against Central Oklahoma, struggling to build a comfortable cushion before steering its way to a 110-74 win with a big second half.
1. Turnover Trouble: The Ole Miss defense is one of the nation’s best at forcing turnovers.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas got its long awaited Southeastern Conference win under Bret Bielema in last Saturday’s 17-0 win against LSU.
1. Fine Time: Arkansas has been fined $25,000 by the Southeastern Conference after fans rushed the field following the 17-0 win against LSU last Saturday.
FAYETTEVILLE — Almer Lee, the first African-American men’s basketball player to letter at Arkansas, died Sunday night in Little Rock. He was 63.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas has been fined $25,000 by the Southeastern Conference after fans rushed the field following the 17-0 win against LSU last Saturday.
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.