LITTLE ROCK — Deception comes in several forms. The least of those may be appearance.
LITTLE ROCK — Georgia played on the road without one of the nation’s best running backs for the second straight week.
Key Performers in Arkansas’ 45-32 loss to Georgia:
Key numbers from Arkansas’ 45-32 loss to Georgia:
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas safety Rohan Gaines has been through the lean seasons.
FIVE KEYS TO TODAY’S GAME
FAYETTEVILLE — Zach Derby was in Razorback Stadium last Saturday and, like everyone else, couldn’t believe it when he saw the play unfolding.
1. Fixing Fourth Down: Arkansas offensive coordinator Jim Chaney said Sunday he planned to re-evaluate what the Razorbacks were doing in short-yardage situations after two prominent misfires against Texas A&M and Alabama.
FAYETTEVILLE — It didn’t take long for Arkansas coach Bret Bielema’s emotions to show after last Saturday’s 14-13 loss to seventh-ranked Alabama.
1. Ellis Update: Arkansas coach Bret Bielema said Arkansas linebacker Brooks Ellis is recovering quickly from the bruised knee he suffered against Alabama.
FAYETTEVILLE — Georgia had to get through an important SEC East showdown at Missouri without its biggest star last Saturday.
1. Scoreless Fourth: Arkansas spent two weeks working on its fourth quarter flaws after suffering a 35-28 overtime loss to Texas A&M. The struggles – at least on offense – didn’t end in the 14-13 loss to Alabama in Razorback Stadium last Saturday.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas is still trying to navigate through the 2014 season.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas running back Alex Collins has turned in plenty of impressive performances in his 18 games with the Razorbacks.
1. Ellis Likely Out: Arkansas coach Bret Bielema said the Razorbacks likely will be without starting middle linebacker Brooks Ellis against 10th-ranked Georgia on Saturday.
FAYETTEVILLE — The Southeastern Conference issued a statement indicating an officiating mistake at the end of Alabama’s 14-13 win against Arkansas.
Grading the Five Keys
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas wanted to prove it wasn’t the same team that suffered back-to-back beatings to Alabama.
FAYETTEVILLE — The moral victories are growing tiresome. Actual victories are preferable.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas started Saturday’s game with leading rusher Alex Collins standing on the sideline.