FAYETTEVILLE – University of Arkansas head football coach Bobby Petrino met with the media Monday afternoon as the 18th-ranked Razorbacks are set for this week’s Southwest Classic game against No. 14 Texas A&M.
Coach Petrino commented that he is particularly excited to get back to work at practice this week.
"I’m looking forward to tomorrow getting here so we can get out on the practice field and get to work and get ready for this game Saturday," Coach Petrino said. "It’s going to be another good challenge for us."
Coach Petrino mentioned that the Southwest Classic, which is held inside Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, is a highlight of the season’s schedule.
"We always enjoy going to Dallas," Coach Petrino said. "It’s a great venue for our players and their families and all our recruits from the state of Texas."
Kickoff for the third annual Southwest Classic is set for 11:00 a.m. The game will air nationally on ESPN.
A limited number of tickets remain in the Arkansas section and can be purchased by calling the Razorback Ticket Center at 800-982-HOGS or online at Arkansas Razorbacks.com.