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Razorback football notebook – Oct. 7

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Razorback football notebook – Oct. 7

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Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010The Arkansas-Texas A&M game is just around the corner. Have you ordered tickets yet? Call the Arkansas ticket office at 800-982-HOGS before the end of business Thursdayand orders can be made on ArkansasRazorbacks.com until midnight. For information on the events and activities surrounding the 2010 Southwest Classic, click here.

UA’s Tenarius Wright received mention by Robbie Neiswanger in the Arkansas News. Wright had three tackles (2 TFL), two forced fumbles and one sack in his outing vs. Texas A&M last season. The Razorback defensive lineman hopes to make more big plays this weekend; click here to read more.

Need to preview the Razorback-Aggie matchup? Look no further than here with the Kansas City Star.TheAssociated Press outlined Arkansas’ offense in itsgame preview here.

Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010The Razorbacks continue practice this week in preparation for Saturday’s renewal of the Southwest Classic vs. Texas A&M. The second edition of the game will see UA’s impressive offense take the field once again. The unit balances standout QB Ryan Mallett and a stable of able contributors at running back that includes Knile Davis, Broderick Green and Ronnie Wingo Jr. The Arkansas offense is often a topic in the media. Matt Jones ofTheSlopHouse analyzed the Razorbacks’ offense here.

Within the RB group, one Razorback is returning to his home state this weekend. Knile Davis, a native of Missouri City, Texas,was featured by Arkansas News writer Robbie Neiswanger here.

Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010Arkansas fans are certainlyhappy it’s game week again. Razorback fans unable to make the trip to Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, will be glad to know that the UA-TAMU matchup will kick off on ABC at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday. For those interested in making the trip to the Southwest Classic, tickets are still available and can be purchased online at ArkansasRazorbacks.com or by calling 800-982-HOGS before the end of business Thursday. Online sales will remain open until midnight.

ESPN.com’s Chris Low posted a new set of his Southeastern Conference "Power Rankings", placing the Razorbacks in his No. 3 spot. Low examined Arkansas’ prospects for the remainder of the 2010 season, stating: "The Hogs are going to light up a few more scoreboards along the way. Their passing attack is that good." Read the full post here.

Speaking of "Power Rankings", FoxSports.com has a set of its own, rating Arkansas seventh in the NCAA. Click here.

Monday, Oct. 4, 2010The Arkansas football team is back into a game week, preparing to face Texas A&M on Saturdayinside Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The Razorbacks are tops in the conference in passing offense (365.0) and sacks per game (3.75).Robbie Neiswanger with the Arkansas News outlined the defensive line’s improvement during the 2010 season here. He writes: "…one of Arkansas’ biggest strengths – and a big reason for the success – has been its ability to put pressure on opposing quarterbacks."

In the latest AP poll, Arkansas is ranked 11th. The Razorbacks are 18-4 all-time when ranked 11th; check out the full poll here.

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