FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – In honor of the 50th anniversary of Arkansas’ 1964 National Championship, seniors of the undefeated team will return to Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium to serve as the A Club Honorary Captains and the entire 1964 team be honored in a pre-game ceremony for Saturday’s game between the Razorbacks and the Alabama Crimson Tide.
Members of the 1964 team will be recognized in the approximately 30 minutes prior to kickoff and participate in the ‘A’ Walk of Honor.Due to the number of fans anticipated for the sold out game, fans should plan to arrive at least one hour early to make certain they are in their seats for the pre-game presentation.
In addition to the pre-game ceremony, special features are planned throughout the game to commemorate the championship. The Razorback Marching Band will also pay tribute to the team with a special halftime performance.
This group of legendary Razorbacks earned its way into the history books when it ran the table in 1964 and knocked off Nebraska 10-7 in the Cotton Bowl to become the only undefeated team in the country. The Razorbacks were named national champions by the Football Writers Association of America, one of the few organizations that waited until after the bowl game to name its national champion.
The Razorbacks will host Alabama on Saturday, Oct. 11 at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium. Kickoff is slated for 5 p.m. and the game will be televised on ESPN.
The Alabama game is sold out, but for tickets to the remaining three SEC home games, Razorback fans can purchase the SEC Super Pack. The SEC Super Pack includes tickets to Georgia in Little Rock (Oct. 18) as well as LSU (Nov. 15) and Ole Miss (Nov. 22) in Fayetteville. The three-game pack costs $199 and allows fans the unique opportunity of seeing the Hogs face-off with three SEC rivals.
Fans can purchase the SEC Super Pack online at ARKANSASRAZORBACKS.COM or call the Razorback Ticket Center at 1-800-982-HOGS.The seats for the three games will be located in the east and west upper decks of Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium and in the north and south end zones of War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock. The total ticket price of $199 for the three games include a $35 donation to the Razorback Foundation for the Georgia game.
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