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First Glance - Arkansas Razorbacks

Bacon and Ags? Let's do it. It's time for a road trip...

Jim O'Connor-USA TODAY Sports

What You Need to Know:

  • Thinking about making the trip to Fayetteville? Neither the A&M nor the Arkansas ticket offices have any tickets left, so we wish you the best of luck on the secondary market.
  • This year will be the Ags last trip to Donald W Reynolds Razorback Stadium for many years to come thanks to the agreement with Cowboys Stadium AT&T Stadium in Arlington.
  • The Association of Former Students has all of the official info for Midnight Yell Practice, an All-Aggie Tailgate, and hotel blocks on their website. CLICK HERE for those details.
  • Arkansas comes into the game with a record of 3-1 this year. They have wins over Louisiana, Samford, and Southern Miss, and a loss over the weekend at Rutgers.
  • Over the offseason, Arkansas got rid of head coach John L. Smith and hired Bret Bielema, who was the head coach at Wisconsin from 2006-2012.
  • The Fightin' Texas Aggies defeated the Razorbacks 58-10 last year in Aggieland. Relive those memories HERE.

Razorbacks to Watch

# 42 - Chris Smith (DE)

Smith has 5.5 sacks so far this year (tied for first in the NCAA), as well as 6.5 tackles for loss (best in the SEC).

#3 - Alex Collins (RB)

Collins, a freshman, has begun his career with three straight games with over 100 yards rushing. He is the first freshman in the history of the SEC to accomplish this.

The Razorback O-Line

Their offensive line is tied for first in the SEC with allowing only three sacks so far this year.

Historical Notes

  • Arkansas leads the all-time series vs. A&M with a record of 41-25-3.
  • The first matchup between A&M and Arkansas took place in College Station way back in 1903. The Ags were victorious 6-0.

Media Blitz

  • You can catch this game on ESPN2. Mark Jones, Brock Huard & Kaylee Hartung will be calling the game.
  • Radio Coverage available via the Texas A&M Sports Network and XM Radio Channel 85.
  • UPDATE: We just found out that ESPN Radio will also be broadcasting the game. Marc Kestecher, David Norrie & Joe Schad will be the radio crew for this game

Your Thoughts?

  1. Give me your favorite A&M-Arkansas memory from last year. (Mine? Loopty-loop. No doubt about it.)
  2. Have a good Arkansas story from back in the SWC days? Let's hear it.
  3. Answer the poll question below.
  4. Predict the score.

Post your thoughts and comments on the matchup below and check back tomorrow for THE TAILGATE!