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Arkansas prepares for Auburn

Arkansas prepares for Auburn

FAYETTEVILLE – The University of Arkansas football team practiced on the UA practice fields on Tuesday in preparation for its game against Auburn this Saturday in Auburn, Ala.

Offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Paul Petrino spoke with the media and discussed the keys to the Razorbacks being successful in the Red Zone. "We have spent many hours on the critical zone game plan," Coach Petrino said. "I think we have a great plan, we just need to go out and execute it and score more points."

Coach Petrino also commented on the need to be mentally tough while on the field.

"We need to get more points," Coach Petrino said. "We need more touchdowns, guys need to break a tackle, be spectacular, do something special, or we need to be mentally tough enough to go play after play and go score."

Kickoff for Saturday’s game is set for 11 a.m., and the game will be televised on ESPN2.

Tickets for two Fayetteville games are still on sale. Tickets for the non-conference game against Tulsa are $45, while tickets for the conference matchup against Kentucky are $55. Single-game tickets may be purchased online at, in person at the Razorback Ticket Center or by phone at 800-982-HOGS. Fans ordering tickets online have the option to print the tickets from home utilizing UA’s new eTicket system.

Single game tickets for the Oct. 27 Ole Miss game are still available for $65. The Razorbacks and Rebels are set to square off inside War Memorial Stadium for the 16th time in series history, including the first meeting and 1913, and the first time since 1992. Tickets purchased for Little Rock contests are not available with a print-at-home option.

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