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Thursday practice before Auburn

Thursday practice before Auburn

FAYETTEVILLE — The University of Arkansas football team practiced in Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium on Thursday as it continued to prepare for its game at Auburn on Saturday.

Head coach John L. Smith spoke to the media and talked about Thursday’s practice.

"Perfect Thursday was more perfect," Coach Smith said. "It was a good day. We had a good week of practice. Today was much more perfect than it has been. I am proud of the way we practiced."

Coach Smith also commented on the team’s preparation for Auburn.

"We are prepared," Coach Smith said. "The coaches have done a great job of keeping these guys motivated. They went hard this week, and fast and energetic. Now it is a matter of playing that way."

Kickoff for Saturday’s game is set for 11 a.m., and the game will be televised on ESPN2.

Tickets for two Fayetteville games are still on sale. Tickets for the conference matchup against Kentucky are $55, while tickets for the non-conference game against Tulsa are $45. Single-game tickets may be purchased online at, in person at the Razorback Ticket Center or by phone at 800-982-HOGS. Fans ordering tickets online have the option to print the tickets from home utilizing UA’s new eTicket system.

Single game tickets for the Oct. 27 Ole Miss game are still available for $65. The Razorbacks and Rebels are set to square off inside War Memorial Stadium for the 16th time in series history, including the first meeting since 1913, and the first time since 1992. Tickets purchased for Little Rock contests are not available with a print-at-home option. To show your support for the Razorback football postseason awards campaign follow @ARKTD2012 on Twitter.

Sports Category : Football