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First Glance: Arkansas Razorbacks

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The Aggies kick off SEC play...in Arlington

Mississippi State v Arkansas Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images

What You Need to Know:

  • The Aggies are ranked #5 in the AP Poll, with the Razorbacks coming in at #18. Both teams are 3-0, and the Hogs had a nice win over an extremely hyped-up team last weekend.
  • Arkansas and Texas A&M have the two best pass defenses in the SEC. Will there be enough Runnin’ the Dang Bawl this week?
  • Go check out Arkansas Fight for the latest on Razorback Football.

Betting Lines:

Historical Notes:

  • Arkansas leads the overall series, but the Aggies have won nine straight going back to entrance into the SEC in 2012.
  • Famous Arkansas alum include Barry Switzer, Butch Davis, Jimmy Johnson, and John Daly, AKA The Foursome of the Apocalypse.
  • Arkansas does have a live hog mascot named Tusk who enjoys cake.

What To Watch For:

  • Runnin’ the Dang Bawl. Arkansas is always a physical team. Time to shift into SEC gear.
  • Ranked. It’s been a while since both squads were in the top 20 heading into this.
  • NEUTRAL EVERYTHING- Our second NFL venue in fourteen days. Next time let’s coordinate a beige-out to set the mood.

Media Blitz:

  • Venue: JerryWorld, Arlington
  • Game Time: 2:30 Saturday
  • Station: CBS

Weather:

  • Sterile and bland, but shiny!