FAYETTEVILLE – The University of Arkansas football team is making strides following its Saturday intra-squad scrimmage. Head football coach Bobby Petrino, in his third year at the helm, will have his squad studying their playmaking on film and preparing for the next week of drills.
"They’ll have the morning off," Coach Petrino said. "Then they’ll come back in the afternoon and we’ll watch the scrimmage and get ready for Monday’s practice."
The public is reminded they can attend Arkansas football practices through August 21 (excluding August 19). Practice tomorrow is a two-a-day set of workouts, beginning at 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Arkansas fans are invited to attend Razorback Fan Day Saturday, Aug. 21, at the Gardens, located south of Bud Walton Arena. Fan Day will take place in conjunction with "Kick-Off the Season at the Gardens", which is sponsored by the NWA Chapters of the Arkansas Alumni Association and the Razorback Foundation. The event, scheduled for Noon-5 p.m., includes a photo zone with Tusk III, a kid’s zone with inflatable games and food vendors.
A pep rally is set to begin at approximately 1:30 p.m., while coaches, players, mascots and the spirit squad will be in attendance to sign autographs from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.