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Starkel makes first start, leads Arkansas over Colorado St.

Sep. 14, 2019 9:18 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Nearly two years and one team ago. That was the last time Nick Starkel started a college football game at quarterback. It won't be that long again. Starkel, in his first start in an Arkansas uniform, led the Razorbacks on two fourth-quarter touchdown drives, breaking a 34-all tie...

Arkansas gets rematch with Colorado St behind new QB Starkel

Sep. 13, 2019 1:20 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Nick Starkel spent his first week running practice reps with the Arkansas starters the same way he spent the previous weeks running practice reps with the second unit. For a player in his first year at a new school making his first start at quarterback, Starkel was cool about the...

Ole Miss seeks 2nd straight win as it hosts SE Louisiana

Sep. 13, 2019 8:01 AM EDT

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi aims to build on what worked in a victory over Arkansas when the Rebels host Football Championship Subdivision program Southeastern Louisiana. "Southeastern Louisiana presents unique challenges on both sides of the ball," Ole Miss coach Matt Luke said. "We will have to...

Arkansas names Starkel new starting QB vs Colorado St

Sep. 10, 2019 3:27 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Nick Starkel has been named Arkansas' starting quarterback. Starkel, a graduate transfer who previously played for Texas A&M, will replace Ben Hicks for Saturday's game against Colorado State. After Hicks struggled Saturday against Mississippi, Starkel stepped in and went 17...

Bobby Petrino apologizes to Arkansas fans over 2012 firing

Sep. 9, 2019 4:37 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Former coach Bobby Petrino apologized Monday to fans in Arkansas seven years after he was fired for misleading officials about his extramarital affair with an athletic department employee that was exposed after a motorcycle crash. Petrino returned to Arkansas, where he coached the...

Corral leads Ole Miss past Arkansas 31-17 in an SEC opener

Sep. 8, 2019 1:03 AM EDT

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Don't try to make the argument to Mississippi coach Matt Luke that Saturday night's 31-17 win over Arkansas wasn't a work or art. "It wasn't perfect. But, it looked good to me. This win really gives us something to build on," Luke said, whose club won the Southeastern Conference opener...

Ole Miss, Arkansas preparing for another competitive game

Sep. 6, 2019 9:39 AM EDT

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — There's usually no shortage of drama when Mississippi meets Arkansas on the football field. The last four games between these Southeastern Conference Western Division foes have been decided by a combined 10 points. From former Razorback tight end Hunter Henry's lateral to convert a...

Ole Miss seeking better production from rushing attack

Sep. 3, 2019 9:17 PM EDT

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The arrival of new Mississippi offensive coordinator Rich Rodriguez bred excitement for what the Rebels running game could accomplish. Ole Miss boasts a deep and diverse backfield that returns Scottie Phillips and includes freshmen Snoop Conner and Jerrion Ealy. Phillips rushed for 928...

Arkansas holds off Portland State 20-13

Aug. 31, 2019 9:45 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Chad Morris was candid when asked about his team's offensive performance in a narrow season-opening 20-13 win against Portland State on Saturday. With 11 new starters on offense following last season's dismal 2-10 effort, the offensive mastermind whose offenses were explosive at...

Arkansas gets to test rebuilt roster vs. Portland St.

Aug. 30, 2019 3:06 AM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Chad Morris told a large gathering of media and athletic officials at his first news conference in December 2017 that he "would walk backward from Texas to Fayetteville" to get the chance to lead the Arkansas football program. The second-year Razorbacks coach could have saved...