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Razorbacks defeated by Aggies

10/01/2012
Athletic Communications
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COLLEGE STATION, Texas – The University of Arkansas Razorbacks fell to the Texas A&M Aggies by a score of 58-10 at Kyle Field in front of a crowd of 86,442. During the game, senior wide receiver Cobi Hamilton became the eighth Razorback in school history with 2,000 career receiving yards.

Leading the Razorbacks through the air was senior quarterback Tyler Wilson, who went 29-for-59 with 373 yards and one touchdown. Wilson’s 59 pass attempts set a new school record, besting the previous record of 52 by Clint Stoerner, which was set in 1999 against Alabama.

Hamilton became the eighth Razorback in school history with 2,000 career receiving yards. With 11 receptions and 162 yards against Texas A&M, Hamilton now has 2,110 receiving yards in his career. As a result, Hamilton broke the UA record for receiving yards in consecutive games. With 162 today, he added to his SEC-record 303 last week vs. Rutgers, Hamilton had 465 in the last two games. The previous record was 337 by Derek Holloway (141 vs. North Carolina, Dec. 28, 1981 and 196 vs. Tulsa, Sept. 11, 1982).

Leading the Razorbacks on the ground was junior running back Knile Davis, who compiled 65 rushing yards. Davis also tallied 64 receiving yards with one touchdown.

The Aggies struck first in the first quarter with a four-yard passing touchdown to put them up 7-0.

The Razorbacks were quick to respond when the Arkansas offense put together a five-play, 79-yard drive that ended when Wilson connected with Davis on a 64-yard touchdown pass that silenced the Aggie crowd. With 37 seconds on the clock in the first quarter kicker Zach Hocker slid one between the uprights for a 26-yard field goal and three points, giving the Razorbacks a 10-7 lead.

Texas A&M took the lead with 20 points in the second quarter. With 12:44 on the clock the Aggies tied with game with a 46-yard field goal. The Aggies would connect again on a 26-yard field goal to give them the lead, 13-10. Texas A&M put together a three play, 50-yard drive that resulted in an 11-yard passing touchdown. To close out the half the Aggies would throw an 80-yard touchdown pass to make the halftime score, 27-10.

In the third quarter, the Aggies tacked on three more scores, the first a 21-yard field goal to put them up 37-10. Next, with 7:18 on the clock, Texas A&M scored on a 10-yard touchdown run. Last, the Aggies capitalized on a Razorback fumble and ran 28 yards into the end zone to close out the third quarter with the Razorbacks trailing 44-10.

With 10:23 remaining in the fourth quarter, A&M tacked on a seven more with a six-yard rushing touchdown to put them up, 51-10. A&M put together a three play, 80-yard drive to score on a 13-yard rushing touchdown to make the final score 58-10.

The Razorbacks will remain on the road next Saturday as they travel to Auburn, Ala. to take on the Auburn Tigers. The game will kick off at 11:00 a.m. and will be televised on ESPN or ESPN2.


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