Arkansas Game Notes
Arkansas is now 141-52-2 (.728) in games at War Memorial Stadium.
The Razorbacks are 159-65-4 (.706) in games played in Little Rock, Ark.
Arkansas is now 8-0 (1.000) against Louisiana-Monroe.
The Razorbacks are now 25-0 (1.000) against Sun Belt Conference teams.
This is the 59th time in Arkansas’ 115 years of football it has started 2-0.
Arkansas is now 2-0 in coin tosses this season.
The Razorbacks’ eight penalties are a season high. The 44 yards assessed on those penalties are also a season high.
Arkansas’ 506 yards of total offense, 323 yards passing and 183 yards rushing are also all season highs.
Casey Dick had 22 completions, 34 attempts, 323 yards, two touchdown passes and a 64.7 completion percentage on Saturday. The 300-yard passing game is just the 11th in school history and the second in two weeks for Dick and the Hogs. He has recorded the seventh-best individual passing game in school history in each of the last two weeks. He had 318 yards last week against Western Illinois. He now trails the following on Arkansas’ career charts:
Casey Dick Career Numbers
Completions 315 Next Joe Ferguson 327 6th
Attempts 568 Next Bill Montgomery 602 6th
Yards 3,911 Next Joe Ferguson 4,431 7th
Touchdown Passes 38 Next Matt Jones 53 2nd
Completion Percentage .555 Next Robby Hampton, Barry Lunney – .556 T2nd
Michael Smith opened the game with his first carry of the season, a six-yard run.
Michael Smith’s 29-yard run in the first quarter was the longest by a Razorback this season.
Michael Smith’s 121 yards rushing in the first half was a career game high.
Michael Smith ended the game with a career-high 157 yards on 22 carries.
Michael Smith recorded his second career two-touchdown game.
Michael Smith’s 22 carries exceed his previous career high, eight, which he accomplished five times.
Joe Adams’ third-quarter catch of 33 yards is a career long.
D.J. Williams caught Casey Dick’s first pass of the game for the second time this season.
D.J. Williams caught his first career touchdown reception and two-point conversion in the third quarter.
D.J. Williams 76-yard catch in the fourth quarter is his career long and the longest play for the Razorbacks from scrimmage this season. It is also the longest pass reception by a Razorback since Richard Smith’s 92-yard touchdown catch against Tennessee on Oct. 5, 2002.
Alex Tejada missed his first two field goal attempt of the season, 45 and 27 yards.
Jake Bequette, Tramain Thomas and Dallas Washington got their first starts of the season on defense.
Joe Adams, Andrew Davie, Lucas Miller and Michael Smith got their first starts of the season on offense.
Joe Adams, Jake Bequette, Michael Smith, Tramain Thomas and Dallas Washington all started the first games of their careers.
Alex Tejada kicked off for the first time in his career.
Shay Haddock notched his first career PAT and his second PAT of the game with 1:22 remaining proved to be the game-winner.
The 2008 season is the 60th anniversary of War Memorial Stadium.
Kickoff was at 6:08 p.m.
Honorary captains for today’s game: Joe Dugan of Wynne, Harold E. (Sonney) Henson, Jr. of Van Buren, Eck Rowland of Van Buren, Louie Schaufele of Little Rock, Clyde Scott of Little Rock and Charles Temple of Brinkley.