FAYETTEVILLE – The University of Arkansas Department of Athletics has released its lineup of special dates for the 2011 Razorback Football season. Additional details, including kickoff time and network television information for each game, will be released at a later date.
Arkansas opens the 2011 campaign against Missouri State on Sept. 3 at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium. The game will be Faculty/Staff Day, as the Razorbacks recognize the contributions of the university community.
Family Day is slated for two weeks later against Troy on Sept. 17 as part of the University of Arkansas’ Family Weekend on campus. Family Weekend packages include a ticket to the game as well as admission to other campus activities. For more information on Family Weekend, fans may contact the Parent and Family Programs office at (479) 575-7187 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Information is also available on their website at parents.uark.edu.
Homecoming has been set for Nov. 5 against South Carolina. The game against the Gamecocks will be the 90th Homecoming contest in school history. The Razorbacks are 53-32-4 in the previous 89 games. Arkansas has won its last five Homecoming games, including a 49-14 victory over Vanderbilt last season. For more information on Homecoming activities contact the Arkansas Alumni Association at (479) 575-2801 or visit their website at arkansasalumni.org.
Senior Day will be celebrated Nov. 12 when Arkansas concludes its on-campus schedule by hosting Tennessee. The Razorbacks will take on the Volunteers in Fayetteville for the first time since Arkansas defeated Tennessee 31-14 in front of a capacity crowd and played host to ESPN’s College GameDay in 2006.
For season ticket information for the 2011 Razorback Football season contact the UA Ticket Office at 1-800-982-HOGS (4647).