FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas defensive coordinator Robb Smith hadn’t started breaking down film of Texas A&M’s offense when he met with the media Sunday.
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The SEC West continues to cement its title as the most difficult division in college football with six teams ranked in this week’s Associated Press top 25 poll.
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LITTLE ROCK — For good reason, the owner of I Spent It wants another crack at a colt already identified as a contender for the 2015 Kentucky Derby.
CONWAY — This time the Central Arkansas Bears’ late rally wasn’t enough as the Missouri State Bears escaped with a 33-31 victory on Saturday night at First Security Field at Estes Stadium.
LITTLE ROCK — Fretting about an early deadline, timely delivery of the copy was made easy by Arkansas’ dominance of Northern Illinois.
JONESBORO — A 24-yard touchdown pass from Fredi Knighten to Dijon Paschal in overtime and a last-second blocked field goal by Artez Brown in regulation proved to be the difference makers as Arkansas State rallied for a thrilling 21-14 overtime win over Utah State on Saturday night at Centennial Bank Stadium.
FAYETTEVILLE — Korliss Marshall wasn’t necessarily on Bret Bielema’s bad side entering Saturday’s game against Northern Illinois. He had, however, found himself starting to slip farther down the coach’s list of options.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas was confident its punishing ground game would produce against Northern Illinois, but knew it needed contributions in other areas against an opponent that had won an NCAA-leading 17 straight road games.
FAYETTEVILLE — Sam Pittman has a unique perspective on tonight’s matchup because of his history at Northern Illinois.