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Eight In-State Contests and Games Against Seven Bowl Opponents Highlight 2007 Arkansas Football Slate

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Eight In-State Contests and Games Against Seven Bowl Opponents Highlight 2007 Arkansas Football Slate

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Eight games in the state of Arkansas, including six in Fayetteville and two in Little Rock, and seven games against bowl teams highlight Arkansas’ 2007 football schedule, which was released on Monday.

The 2006 Southeastern Conference Western Division champion Razorbacks have home conference games against Kentucky, Auburn and South Carolina in Fayetteville while facing Mississippi State in Little Rock.

Arkansas opens the season on Sept. 1 with a Fayetteville game against Troy. Following an open date, UA begins SEC play with a trip to Alabama, then returns to Fayetteville for games against North Texas (Sept. 22) and Kentucky (Sept. 29). A non-conference game against Chattanooga in Little Rock follows on Oct. 6 before Auburn visits Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium on Oct. 13.

The Razorbacks travel to Ole Miss on Oct. 20 and play their final non-conference game on Oct. 27 against Florida International in Fayetteville. UA ends the year with four straight SEC tilts in Fayetteville against South Carolina (Nov. 3), at Tennessee (Nov. 10), MSU in Little Rock (Nov. 17) and at LSU (Nov. 24).

The No. 12 Razorbacks are 10-3 this year and preparing to meet No. 6 Wisconsin in the Capital One Bowl in Orlando at noon on Jan. 1.

Seven of next year’s opponents are playing in bowl games this year.

Troy (7-5) is in the New Orleans Bowl, Alabama (6-6) is in the Independence Bowl, Kentucky (7-5) the Music City Bowl, Auburn (10-2) the Cotton Bowl, South Carolina (7-5) the Liberty Bowl, Tennessee (9-3) the Outback Bowl and LSU (10-2) the Sugar Bowl.

2007 ARKANSAS RAZORBACK FOOTBALL SCHEDULE

DATE OPPONENT SITE

Sept. 1 Troy Fayetteville, Ark.

Sept. 8 Open

Sept. 15 at Alabama* Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Sept. 22 North Texas Fayetteville, Ark.

Sept. 29 Kentucky* Fayetteville, Ark.

Oct. 6 Chattanooga Little Rock, Ark.

Oct. 13 Auburn* Fayetteville, Ark.

Oct. 20 at Ole Miss* Oxford, Miss.

Oct. 27 Florida International Fayetteville, Ark.

Nov. 3 South Carolina* Fayetteville, Ark.

Nov. 10 at Tennessee* Knoxville, Tenn.

Nov. 17 Mississippi St.* Little Rock, Ark.

Nov. 24 at LSU* Baton Rouge, La.

* – Southeastern Conference games

All Times TBA



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