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Wednesday practice report

Wednesday practice report

FAYETTEVILLE – The No. 10 Arkansas Razorback football team held practice on Wednesday evening on the UA intramural fields.

Offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Paul Petrino spoke with the media after practice and talked about the intensity of the practice. "I thought it was good," Coach Petrino said. "I thought the intensity was good. I thought there were a few plays that need to improve, but overall it was a good practice."

Coach Petrino also commented on the effort from the offensive line.

"I think they have been protecting real well," Coach Petrino said. "I have been really happy with our protection and they have been improving a lot."

The Razorbacks continue practice Thursday at 6 p.m. at the intramural fields. All practices held outside through Aug. 18 will be open to the public, but practices moved inside Walker Pavilion will be closed due to space limitations. The team is scheduled to practice at the intramural fields through Aug. 16.

Arkansas opens its 2012 season Sept. 1 inside Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville against Jacksonville State. The game begins at 6 p.m. and will be shown on a pay-per-view basis with details to be announced. Tickets for four Fayetteville games are still on sale. Tickets for the non-conference games against Jacksonville State, Rutgers and Tulsa are $45, while tickets for the conference matchup against Kentucky are $55. 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.

Little Rock season ticket packages, featuring games against ULM on Sept. 8 and Ole Miss on Oct. 27, are still available for $120. The Razorbacks and Rebels are set to square off inside War Memorial Stadium for the 16th time in series history, including the first meeting in 1913, and the first time since 1992. Tickets purchased for Little Rock contests are not available with a print-at-home option.

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