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UA stays tough during off week drills

BY ANDRES FOCIL
UA stays tough during off week drills

FAYETTEVILLE – The University of Arkansas football team continued its off week drills Wednesday inside Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium. The 15th-ranked Razorbacks kept the intensity high during practice, affirmed head coach Bobby Petrino. The Razorback leader is out to his best start at UA with a 3-1 overall record (1-1, SEC). Petrino saw the Arkansas squad stay tough over the last two days of workouts.

"Today was a hard, physical practice," Coach Petrino said. "We were really working on technique and fundamentals. We matched the ones against the ones and did a number of things. I think we’ve got a lot accomplished in the last two days."

The Arkansas passing attack leads the Southeastern Conference (3rd, NCAA) with an average of 365.0 yards per game. Coach Petrino noted the urgency in balancing the offense to provide for even more scoring opportunities.

"We need to force the issue and run the ball more," Coach Petrino said. "I was very impressed with the way Knile (Davis) ran the ball (vs. Alabama). He’s hitting the holes hard and blocking in the front."

The Razorbacks are off this weekend and next face Texas A&M inside Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, Oct. 9. The game is set to kick off at 2:30 p.m. on ABC.

For more information on Arkansas football, please visit ArkansasRazorbacks.com.



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