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Razorback football notebook – Sept. 30

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Razorback football notebook – Sept. 30

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Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010The Arkansas football team practiced hard in its off week, working on technique and execution. The Razorbacks have been performing at a high level in 2010, working with precision in several facets of the game.

UA standout QB Ryan Mallett is the top passer in the Southeastern Conference and the NCAA, throwing for 359.5 yards per game.
Arkansas freshman kicker Zach Hocker is a perfect 4-of-4 on field goal attempts this season. Hocker has twice made a long of 48 yards (at Georgia, vs. Alabama).
The Razorbacks currently lead the SEC in sacks with 15.0 through four games (3.75 per game).

Overall, the Razorbacks rank in the top four of the SEC in eight categories: passing offense(1st), sacks (1st), total offense (2nd), passing defense (2nd), total defense (2nd), punt returns (2nd), tackles for a loss (3rd) andscoring defense (4th). Arkansas next faces Texas A&M of the Big 12 Conference Oct. 9 inside Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The game will kick off at 2:30 p.m. onABC.

Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010The Razorbacks currently stand at 3-1 (1-1, SEC) in head coach Bobby Petrino’s third season leading UA. Arkansas heads into its bye week off to its best start under Coach Petrino. The absence of college football for Arkansas fans to enjoy this weekend doesn’t detract from the solid performances the Razorbacks have put forth on the gridiron already this season.

Razorback wide receivers Joe Adams, Greg Childs and Jarius Wright have each recorded 100-yard receiving outings in 2010. Adams has two; 138 yards and two touchdowns vs. Tennessee Tech and 130 yards and one touchdown at Georgia. Adams currently ranks second in the Southeastern Conference and 15th in the country with 97.3 receiving yards per game.

D.J. Williams is the NCAA’s active careerleader in receptions and yards by a tightend. Williams has 117 catchesfor1,464 yards as a Razorback.

Arkansas is the only school in the SEC with multiple players in the top 10 for receptions per game (Childs, 2nd, 5.50; Adams, 4th, 4.75; Williams, 4th, 4.75), UA is the only school with three players in the top 10 in receiving yards per game (Adams, 2nd, 97.3; Childs, 5th, 74.5; Williams 9th, 59.0).



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