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Razorback football notebook – Sept. 9

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Razorback football notebook – Sept. 9

Arkansas football fans are encouraged to check the Razorback Football Noteback for updates on Internet coverage relating to UA football.RSN Archives – Aug. 24-27- Aug. 30-Sept. 2

Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010While there has certainly been an abundance of rain this week in Fayetteville, Ark., the Razorbacks will be looking to execute a similar downpour of offensive points against ULM, Saturday at 6 p.m. in Little Rock, Ark. UA takes on ULM inside War Memorial Stadium, with senior TE D.J. Williams looking to figure into the action. ESPN.com writer Chris Low posted about Williams increasing his speed in the offseason; check it out here.

Low also posted his predictions for this coming weekend here. And if that wasn’t enough, the SEC blogger made good remarks on the Arkansas passing game, especially wide receiver Joe Adams here. Says Low: "The thing that makes Adams such a tough cover for defenses is that he’s electric after the catch."

The Razorbacks, currently ranked 14th in the AP poll, appeared in SI.com writer Andy Staples’ power rankings here.

For a view from the other side, Monroe, La., newspaper The News Star has previewed the UA-ULM contest.Written byTabby Soignier, ULM head coach Todd Berryhad good things to say aboutRazorback QB Ryan Mallett: "He’s a very, very unique talent. He’s confident in his arm. There are not many guys that are 6-6. He’s got a tremendous comfort level right now in terms of what he’s doing out there offensively."Click here for the full article.

Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010Arkansas takes on ULM in Little Rock, Ark.this weekend, with UA bringing a six-game winning streak inside War Memorial Stadium into the matchup. The Razorbacks hold a 144-52-2 all-time record at their Central Arkansas location. ESPN.com has a preview for the game here. Click here for a preview from FoxSports.com.

UA QB Ryan Mallett has been receiving plenty of attention from defenses opposing the highly-touted Razorback offense. The Texarkana, Ark., native is being closely watched from around the nation, as well. Mallett’s name surfaces when the talk is about postseason awards for the 2010 college football season. Check out Heisman Trophy coverage from CBSSports.com and SI.com writer Corey McCartney here.

Razorback fans, Mallett needs your help. He currently ranks eighth in The O’Brien Awards online fan voting at VoteOBrien.org. Fans may vote once a day on the online ballott. The fan vote counts as five percentduring each round of voting, and it is combined with the results from the O’Brien Selection Committee. Log in, registerand vote!

Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2010Another game week is off and rolling with Arkansas making preparations for ULM for Saturday in Little Rock, Ark. The game will be played at historic War Memorial Stadium, which, as Razorback fans know, serves as a home away from home for UA twice a year. According to ESPN.com‘s Chris Low, the Razorback squad taking to AT&T Field inside War Memorial Stadium ranks fourth in his Southeastern Conference power rankings. Says Low: "Everybody knows these Hogs can score with anybody." Click here.

If the buzz around the nation appears high, consider the attention Arkansas is getting from area media. Local reporter Nate Allen has the dish on the Razorback receivers here, and Arkansas News writer Robbie Neiswanger adds this on safety-turned-linebacker Anthony Leon.

Monday, Sept. 6, 2010The last time the Razorback Football Notebook was updated, Arkansas fans were anxiously awaiting an explosive start to the 2010 football season. The season opener has come and gone, with the Razorbacks standing on top of the heap 44-3 winners over visiting Tennessee Tech last Friday in Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium. Check out ArkansasRazorbacks.com’s story on the victory here.

If you would like to read even more about the UA win from this past weekend, click here to visit AthlonSports.com or click here for the coverage on ESPN.com. While you’re on the ESPN.com website, you can find SEC blogger Chris Low’s comments on the victory here.

Another week means another game for Arkansas as the Razorbacks look ahead to meeting ULM inside War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock, Ark. You can download the notes release (PDF)for the game here.



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