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Football notebook – Nov. 4

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Football notebook – Nov. 4

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Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010When the Arkansas football team has reached its opponent’s 20-yard line, scoring is nearly inevitable.The Razorbacks are 25-of-27 in the Critical Zone (inside the 20-yard line) so far this season, which leads the Southeastern Conference and is tied for fifth in the NCAA. UA’s 74.1 touchdown percentage in the Critical Zone also leads the SEC. Under Coach Petrino, Arkansas has been flawless in the Critical Zone in 22 of 33 games.

Safety FirstOnly five footballteams in the FBS have recorded two safeties this season; one of which being the Razorbacks. Arkansashas notched two safeties in 2010, with UA’s coming against Tennessee Tech and Vanderbilt.

Razorback fans looking for a preview of the upcoming UA-SC matchup canclick here for a breakdown in the Kansas City Star.

Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010Arkansas and South Carolina have met every year since each joined the Southeastern Conference in 1992. The Razorbacks hold an 11-7 edge in the series and have won three of the last four meetings.

Vote MallettRyan Mallett, whohas been named one of 16 semifinalists for the Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award,needs your votes. Cast your ballot for the O’BrienAward online here.The voting, which counts as five percent of the overall total,closes Nov. 21 at noon. The three finalists will be announcedNov. 22.Mallett has thrown for 2,449 yards and 18 touchdowns in 2010. It is the ninth 2,000-yard passing season in Arkansas history and third under Coach Petrino. Mallettmoved into second on Arkansas’ all-timecareer passing yards list, now totaling 6,073career passing yards.



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