FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas and Texas will be playing in front of a sellout crowd when they meet in Houston’s NRG Stadium on Dec. 29.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas offensive coordinator Jim Chaney is proud of the progress his group has made as it races toward the end of the 2014 season.
FAYETTEVILLE — Texas coach Charlie Strong has had nearly three weeks to move on, but admitted he isn’t quite over the disappointment just yet.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas running back Jonathan Williams has been a critical part of coach Bret Bielema’s program the past two seasons.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas won’t be at full strength for the Texas Bowl.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas forward Bobby Portis had nearly a week to think about last Sunday’s disappointing loss at Clemson, which stripped the Razorbacks of a top 25 ranking and became the first blemish on their NCAA Tournament resume.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas defensive tackle Taiwan Johnson never imagined playing near his hometown when he signed with the Razorbacks in 2012.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas has a unique weapon in forward Bobby Portis.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas’ defensive effort at Iowa State was disappointing.
1. Young Guys: Arkansas will continue its preparation for the Texas Bowl when the Razorbacks hold their third postseason practice on Sunday. But the workouts also serve another purpose for Arkansas as it prepares for the 2015 season.
FAYETTEVILLE — The coach knew his team was improving even as losses piled up.
1. Williams on TD: Arkansas running back Jonathan Williams didn’t anticipate much attention by striking a “hands up, don’t shoot” pose after his touchdown at Missouri last month.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas defensive end Trey Flowers didn’t quite grasp the amount of emotion Texas stirred in the Razorbacks until Sunday, when the teams were selected to square off in Houston’s Texas Bowl.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas linebacker Martrell Spaight added another postseason honor to his resume Tuesday.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas quarterback Brandon Allen was in obvious pain the last time he was on the field, struggling with an injury to his right oblique during the fourth quarter of the Razorbacks’ 21-14 loss at Missouri on Nov. 28.
1. All-SEC Honors: Arkansas coach Bret Bielema was adamant when he called Martrell Spaight an All-American linebacker last month.
FAYETTEVILLE — Bret Bielema met with his players Sunday morning to give them a rundown of Arkansas’ potential bowl scenarios.
CLEMSON, S.C. — Mike Anderson blamed himself for No. 18 Arkansas’ late collapse — and told his team just that.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas coach Bret Bielema didn’t bother lobbying publicly for a specific destination when asked if he had a bowl preference last Wednesday.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas guard Manuale Watkins characterized himself as a “go-to” player throughout his high school career.