Arkansas vs. Texas A&M: Quarter Highlights


First Quarter

Arkansas 10

Texas A&M 7

Arkansas Texas A&M

Rushing Yards 50 91

Passing Yards 113 88

Total Yards 163 179

Time/Poss. 7:27 7:33

Turnovers 0 0

Highlights

Knile Davis: Arkansas’ running back looked like the player we came to know two years ago, rushing for 17 yards on his first two touches before breaking loose on a 64-yard touchdown reception.

Zach Hocker: The Razorbacks’ kicker moved into seventh on the UA’s all-time scoring list with a 26-yard field goal to give Arkansas a brief 10-7 lead.

Johnny Manziel: Like the three starting quarterbacks before him against Arkansas, Manziel put up record numbers against the Razorbacks’ defense. He completed 10 of 11 passes for 88 yards in the first quarter and added 64 rushing yards.

Second Quarter

Arkansas 10 0

Texas A&M 7 20

Arkansas Texas A&M

Rushing Yards 15 57

Passing Yards 98 173

Total Yards 113 230

Time/Poss. 8:29 6:31

Turnovers 1 0

Highlights

Manziel: The freshman finished the first half with 345 total yards and two touchdown passes. He completed 18 of his 24 passes before halftime.

Tyler Wilson: Arkansas’ quarterback passed for 211 yards in the first half, but it was an interception deep in Texas A&M territory that changed the game. The Aggies scored on the ensuing possession to extend their lead to 20-10.

Ryan Swope: After Arkansas decided to punt on a fourth-and-3 from near midfield, Texas

A&M needed only one play to extend its lead to 27-10 when Manziel hit Swope for an 80-yard scoring pass.

Third Quarter

Arkansas 10 0 0

Texas A&M 7 20 17

Arkansas Texas A&M

Rushing Yards 53 46

Passing Yards 84 104

Total Yards 137 150

Time/Poss. 7:48 7:12

Turnovers 2 0

Highlights

Steven Terrell: The cornerback intercepted Wilson on the first drive of the second half, returning it 29 yards to the Arkansas 21. The Aggies converted the turnover into points on a 21-yard Taylor Bertolet field goal.

Christine Michael: After running for a career-high last year against the Razorbacks, Michael’s lone highlight Saturday came on a 10-yard touchdown run midway through the third quarter.

Tramain Jacobs: Knile Davis’ third fumble went right into Jacobs’ hands, who returned it 28 yards for a touchdown to give the Aggies a 44-10 lead 12 seconds after Michael’s touchdown run.

Fourth Quarter

Arkansas 10 0 0 0 - 10

Texas A&M 7 20 17 14 - 58

Arkansas Texas A&M

Rushing Yards 24 24

Passing Yards 78 133

Total Yards 102 157

Time/Poss. 8:16 6:44

Turnovers 0 0

Highlights

Manziel: The freshman needed about 40 yards to weave 7 yards through the Razorbacks’ defense for a touchdown and give the Aggies a 51-10 lead.

Red Zone Woes: Arkansas moved the ball into the red zone three consecutive times in the second half, but came away with no points each time. Hocker missed a field goal and Wilson misfired on a pair of fourth down passes.

Trey Williams: The Texas A&M back-up scored in mop-up time, running in a 13-yard touchdown with 2:57 remaining to cap the scoring. The Aggies scored 51 unanswered points.