2019 Arkansas Razorbacks football team

The 2019 Arkansas Razorbacks football team represented the University of Arkansas in the 2019 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Razorbacks played their home games at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville, Arkansas, with one home game at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock. Arkansas played as a member of the Western Division of the Southeastern Conference (SEC).

2019 Arkansas Razorbacks football
Arkansas Razorbacks logo
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
DivisionWestern Division
2019 record2–10 (0–8 SEC)
Head coachChad Morris (2nd season, first 10 games)
Barry Lunney Jr. (interim, remainder of season)
Offensive coordinatorJoe Craddock (2nd season)
Defensive coordinatorJohn Chavis (2nd season)
Base defense4–3
Home stadiumDonald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium
(Capacity: 80,800)
War Memorial Stadium (Alternate)
(Capacity: 54,120)
Uniform
Arkansas razorbacks football unif.png
Seasons
← 2018
2020 →
2019 Southeastern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
No. 4 Georgia x   7 1         12 2  
No. 6 Florida   6 2         11 2  
Tennessee   5 3         8 5  
Kentucky   3 5         8 5  
Missouri *   3 5         6 6  
South Carolina   3 5         4 8  
Vanderbilt   1 7         3 9  
West Division
No. 1 LSU x$^   8 0         15 0  
No. 8 Alabama   6 2         11 2  
No. 14 Auburn   5 3         9 4  
Texas A&M   4 4         8 5  
Mississippi State   3 5         6 7  
Ole Miss   2 6         4 8  
Arkansas   0 8         2 10  
Championship: LSU 37, Georgia 10
  • ^ – College Football Playoff participant
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • * – ineligible for postseason due to NCAA sanctions
Rankings from AP Poll

On November 10, 2019, a day after the Razorbacks' loss to Western Kentucky, second-year head coach Chad Morris was fired. He finished at Arkansas with a record of 4–18, going 0–14 in SEC play.[1][2] Tight ends coach Barry Lunney Jr. finished the season as interim head coach.[3]

The Razorbacks lost their last nine games of the season and finished the season on a 19-game losing streak against SEC opponents, dating back to the 2017 season.

Previous seasonEdit

The Razorbacks finished the 2018 season 2–10, 0–8 in SEC play to finish in last place in the Western Division. This was the worst season in program history, as the Razorbacks had never before lost ten games in one season.[4]

PreseasonEdit

SEC media pollEdit

The SEC media poll was released on July 19, 2019 with the Razorbacks predicted to finish in last place.[5]

Media poll (Western)
Predicted finish Team Votes (1st place)
1 Alabama 1,813 (253)
2 LSU 1,493 (5)
3 Texas A&M 1,268
4 Auburn 1,090 (1)
5 Mississippi State 769 (1)
6 Ole Miss 504
7 Arkansas 343

Preseason All-SEC teamsEdit

The Razorbacks had two players selected to the preseason all-SEC teams.

ScheduleEdit

The Razorbacks' 2019 schedule will consist of 7 home games, 4 away games, and 1 neutral game in the regular season. The Razorbacks will host SEC foes Auburn and Mississippi State in Fayetteville, and Missouri in Little Rock. The Hogs will travel to face Ole Miss, Kentucky, Alabama, and LSU. Arkansas will face Texas A&M in Arlington, Texas for the sixth year in a row, and the ninth time in the last eleven games.

Arkansas will host all four of its non-conference games: against Portland State from the Big Sky Conference, Colorado State and San Jose State from the Mountain West Conference, and Western Kentucky from Conference USA.

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendanceSource
August 313:00 p.m.Portland State*SECNW 20–1361,055[6]
September 76:30 p.m.at Ole MissSECNL 17–3147,915[7]
September 143:00 p.m.Colorado State*
  • Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium
  • Fayetteville, AR
SECNW 55–3455,583[8]
September 216:30 p.m.San Jose State*
  • Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium
  • Fayetteville, AR
SECNL 24–3156,058[9]
September 2811:00 a.m.vs. No. 23 Texas A&MESPNL 27–3151,441[10]
October 126:30 p.m.at KentuckySECNL 20–2457,060[11]
October 1911:00 a.m.No. 11 Auburn
  • Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium
  • Fayetteville, AR
SECNL 10–5154,619[12]
October 266:00 p.m.at No. 1 AlabamaESPNL 7–48100,233[13]
November 23:00 p.m.Mississippi State 
  • Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium
  • Fayetteville, AR
SECNL 24–5452,256[14]
November 911:00 a.m.Western Kentucky*
  • Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium
  • Fayetteville, AR
SECNL 19–4542,985[15]
November 236:00 p.m.at No. 1 LSUESPNL 20–56101,173[16]
November 291:30 p.m.MissouriCBSL 14–2433,961

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Game summariesEdit

Portland StateEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting
Uniform combination
Helmet Jersey Pants
Game One – Portland State Vikings (0–0) at Arkansas Razorbacks (0–0)
1 2 34Total
Vikings 3 3 0713
Razorbacks 10 0 7320

at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback StadiumFayetteville, Arkansas

  • Date: Saturday, August 31, 2019
  • Game time: 3:00 p.m. CDT
  • Game weather: Clear • Temperature: 83 °F (28 °C) • Wind: WNW 5 mph
  • Game attendance: 61,055
  • Referee: Wayne Winkler
  • TV announcers (SEC Network): Dave Neal (play-by-play), D. J. Shockley (color), Dawn Davenport (sideline)
  • Pregame line: Arkansas –29½ • Odds to win: Arkansas 97.9%
Game information
First Quarter
  • (13:09) PRST – Cody Williams 50 yard field goal (Drive: 6 plays, 42 yards, 1:51; Portland State 3–0)
  • (9:40) ARK – Connor Limpert 34 yard field goal (Drive: 9 plays, 54 yards, 3:29; Tied 3–3)
  • (3:16) ARK – Devwah Whaley 1 yard rush, Connor Limpert kick (Drive: 10 plays, 64 yards, 4:15; Arkansas 10–3)
Second Quarter
  • (14:07) PRST – Cody Williams 47 yard field goal (Drive: 11 plays, 45 yards, 4:09; Arkansas 10–6)
Third Quarter
  • (2:20) ARK – Rakeem Boyd 2 yard rush, Connor Limpert kick (Drive: 12 plays, 67 yards, 4:57; Arkansas 17–6)
Fourth Quarter
  • (10:44) ARK – Connor Limpert 25 yard field goal (Drive: 12 plays, 63 yards, 5:09; Arkansas 20–6)
  • (4:14) PRST – Charlie Taumoepeau 32 yard pass from Jalani Eason, Cody Williams kick (Drive: 14 plays, 75 yards, 6:30; Arkansas 20–13)
Statistics PRST ARK
First downs 16 26
Total yards 230 395
Rushes–yards 28–75 42–204
Passing yards 155 191
Passing: Comp–Att–Int 16–33–3 18–35–1
Time of possession 26:22 33:38
Team Category Player Statistics
Portland State Passing Davis Alexander 10/21, 81 yards, 1 INT
Rushing Sirgeo Hoffman 4 carries, 28 yards
Receiving Charlie Taumoepeau 4 receptions, 56 yards, 1 TD
Arkansas Passing Ben Hicks 14/29, 143 yards
Rushing Rakeem Boyd 18 carries, 114 yards, 1 TD
Receiving Treylon Burks 3 receptions, 52 yards

at Ole MissEdit

Overall record Last 10 meetings Last meeting Result
36–29–1 5–5 Oct. 13, 2018 L, 33–37
Uniform combination
Helmet Jersey Pants
Game Two – Arkansas Razorbacks (1–0) at Ole Miss Rebels (0–1)
1 2 34Total
Razorbacks 0 3 01417
Rebels 7 3 71431

at Vaught–Hemingway StadiumOxford, Mississippi

  • Date: Saturday, September 7, 2019
  • Game time: 6:30 p.m. CDT
  • Game weather: Clear • Temperature: 85 °F (29 °C) • Wind: N 6 mph
  • Game attendance: 47,915
  • Referee: Matt Loeffler
  • TV announcers (SEC Network): Tom Hart (play-by-play), Jordan Rodgers (color), Cole Cubelic (sideline)
  • Pregame line: Ole Miss –5½ • Odds to win: Ole Miss 80.2%
Game information
First Quarter
  • (8:41) MISS – Elijah Moore 2 yard pass from Matt Corral, Luke Logan kick (Drive: 13 plays, 85 yards, 4:35; Ole Miss 7–0)
Second Quarter
  • (8:19) ARK – Connor Limpert 36 yard field goal (Drive: 7 plays, 36 yards, 3:11; Ole Miss 7–3)
  • (2:24) MISS – Luke Logan 33 yard field goal (Drive: 7 plays, 31 yards, 3:06; Ole Miss 10–3)
Third Quarter
  • (2:34) MISS – Scottie Phillips 1 yard rush, Luke Logan kick (Drive: 8 plays, 71 yards, 2:59; Ole Miss 17–3)
Fourth Quarter
  • (13:31) ARK – Kamren Curl 69 yard rumble return, Connor Limpert kick (Ole Miss 17–10)
  • (11:09) MISS – Elijah Moore 46 yard pass from Matt Corral, Luke Logan kick (Drive: 5 plays, 74 yards, 2:17; Ole Miss 24–10)
  • (6:03) MISS – Scottie Phillips 26 yard rush, Luke Logan kick (Drive: 5 plays, 66 yards, 3:05; Ole Miss 31–10)
  • (1:21) ARK – Koilan Jackson 7 yard pass from Nick Starkel, Connor Limpert kick (Drive: 7 plays, 81 yards, 2:06; Ole Miss 31–17)
Statistics ARK MISS
First downs 18 23
Total yards 361 483
Rushes–yards 26–61 53–237
Passing yards 300 246
Passing: Comp–Att–Int 25–41–0 16–24–0
Time of possession 27:32 32:28
Team Category Player Statistics
Arkansas Passing Nick Starkel 17/24, 201 yards, 1 TD
Rushing Rakeem Boyd 17 carries, 67 yards
Receiving Trey Knox 6 receptions, 88 yards
Ole Miss Passing Matt Corral 16/24, 246 yards, 2 TD
Rushing Scottie Phillips 26 yards, 143 yards, 2 TD
Receiving Elijah Moore 7 receptions, 130 yards, 2 TD

Colorado StateEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
3–1 Sep. 8, 2018 L, 27–34
Uniform combination
Helmet Jersey Pants
Game Three – Colorado State Rams (1–1) at Arkansas Razorbacks (1–1)
1 2 34Total
Rams 14 10 10034
Razorbacks 24 3 72155

at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback StadiumFayetteville, Arkansas

  • Date: Saturday, September 14, 2019
  • Game time: 3:00 p.m. CDT
  • Game weather: Clear • Temperature: 87 °F (31 °C) • Wind: S 9 mph
  • Game attendance: 55,583
  • Referee: Marc Curles
  • TV announcers (SEC Network): Dave Neal (play-by-play), D. J. Shockley (color), Dawn Davenport (sideline)
  • Pregame line: Arkansas –10 • Odds to win: Arkansas 73.8%
Game information
First Quarter
  • (14:42) CSU – Marvin Kinsey Jr. 75 yard rush, Cayden Camper kick (Drive: 2 plays, 75 yards, 0:18; Colorado State 7–0)
  • (13:00) ARK – Trey Knox 24 yard pass from Nick Starkel, Connor Limpert kick (Drive: 5 plays, 75 yards, 1:42; Tied 7–7)
  • (7:54) ARK – Chase Harrell 14 yard pass from Nick Starkel, Connor Limpert kick (Drive: 11 yards, 82 yards, 3:34; Arkansas 14–7)
  • (5:54) ARK – Rakeem Boyd 59 yard rush, Connor Limpert kick (Drive: 2 plays, 75 yards, 0:25; Arkansas 21–7)
  • (3:27) CSU – Warren Jackson 14 yard pass from Collin Hill, Cayden Camper kick (Drive: 5 plays, 75 yards, 2:32; Arkansas 21–14)
  • (1:02) ARK – Connor Limpert 54 yard field goal (Drive: 6 plays, 28 yards, 2:25; Arkansas 24–14)
Second Quarter
  • (11:41) ARK – Connor Limpert 22 yard field goal (Drive: 9 plays, 34 yards, 3:13; Arkansas 27–14)
  • (7:31) CSU – Collin Hill 1 yard rush, Cayden Camper kick (Drive: 5 plays, 40 yards, 1:55; Arkansas 27–21)
  • (0:04) CSU – Cayden Camper 46 yard field goal (Drive: 10 plays, 52 yards, 2:37; Arkansas 27–24)
Third Quarter
  • (13:07) ARK – Rakeem Boyd 4 yard rush, Connor Limpert kick (Drive: 8 plays, 75 yards, 1:53; Arkansas 34–24)
  • (5:45) CSU – Cayden Camper 21 yard field goal (Drive: 15 plays, 72 yards, 7:22; Arkansas 34–27)
  • (2:26) CSU – Dante Wright 75 yard pass from Patrick O'Brien, Cayden Camper kick (Drive: 3 plays, 72 yards, 1:44; Tied 34–34)
Fourth Quarter
  • (8:52) ARK – Devwah Whaley 5 yard rush, Connor Limpert kick (Drive: 9 plays, 68 yards, 2:43; Arkansas 41–34)
  • (5:32) ARK – Cheyenne O'Grady 62 yard pass from Nick Starkel, Connor Limpert kick (Drive: 4 plays, 74 yards, 2:10; Arkansas 48–34)
  • (3:31) ARK – LaDarrius Bishop 25 yard fumble return, Connor Limpert kick (Arkansas 55–34)
Statistics CSU ARK
First downs 18 23
Total yards 425 520
Rushes–yards 38–220 35–215
Passing yards 205 305
Passing: Comp–Att–Int 20–33–0 20–35–0
Time of possession 33:56 26:04
Team Category Player Statistics
Colorado State Passing Patrick O'Brien 7/10, 106 yards, 1 TD
Rushing Marvin Kinsey Jr. 20 carries, 180 yards, 1 TD
Receiving Dante Wright 4 receptions, 97 yards, 1 TD
Arkansas Passing Nick Starkel 20/35, 305 yards, 3 TD
Rushing Rakeem Boyd 20 yards, 122 yards, 2 TD
Receiving Treylon Burks 4 receptions, 92 yards

San Jose StateEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting
Uniform combination
Helmet Jersey Pants
Game Four – San Jose State Spartans (1–1) at Arkansas Razorbacks (2–1)
1 2 34Total
Spartans 7 17 0731
Razorbacks 7 0 31424

at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback StadiumFayetteville, Arkansas

  • Date: Saturday, September 21, 2019
  • Game time: 6:30 p.m. CDT
  • Game weather: Partly cloudy • Temperature: 80 °F (27 °C) • Wind: SSE 9 mph
  • Game attendance: 56,058
  • Referee: Hubert Owens
  • TV announcers (SEC Network): Dave Neal (play-by-play), D. J. Shockley (color), Dawn Davenport (sideline)
  • Pregame line: Arkansas –20 • Odds to win: Arkansas 88.0%
Game information
First Quarter
  • (12:44) SJSU – Jaqu Blackwell 3 yard pass from Josh Love, Matt Mercurio kick (Drive: 7 plays, 75 yards, 2:16; San Jose State 7–0)
  • (1:07) ARK – Mike Woods 62 yard pass from Nick Starkel, Connor Limpert kick (Drive: 4 plays, 72 yards, 1:18; Tied 7–7)
Second Quarter
  • (14:18) SJSU – Nick Nash 15 yard rush, Matt Mercurio kick (Drive: 2 plays, 28 yards, 0:27; San Jose State 14–7)
  • (6:09) SJSU – Matt Mercurio 47 yard field goal (Drive: 7 plays, 47 yards, 2:12; San Jose State 17–7)
  • (1:06) SJSU – Isaiah Holiness 26 yard pass from Josh Love, Matt Mercurio kick (Drive: 9 plays, 79 yards, 3:48; San Jose State 24–7)
Third Quarter
  • (5:01) ARK – Connor Limpert 48 yard field goal (Drive: 6 plays, 26 yards, 2:00; San Jose State 24–10)
Fourth Quarter
  • (13:10) ARK – Tyson Morris 30 yard pass from Nick Starkel, Connor Limpert kick (Drive: 9 plays, 80 yards, 3:09; San Jose State 24–17)
  • (2:56) ARK – Trey Knox 8 yard pass from Nick Starkel, Connor Limpert kick (Drive: 7 plays, 80 yards, 2:55; Tied 24–24)
  • (1:13) SJSU – Dejon Packer 19 yard rush, Matt Mercurio kick (Drive: 5 plays, 75 yards, 1:43; San Jose State 31–24)
Statistics SJSU ARK
First downs 27 26
Total yards 503 487
Rushes–yards 24–101 32–131
Passing yards 402 356
Passing: Comp–Att–Int 32–49–1 28–50–5
Time of possession 30:54 29:06
Team Category Player Statistics
San Jose State Passing Josh Love 32/49, 402 yards, 2 TD, 1 INT
Rushing Dejon Packer 8 carries, 40 yards, 1 TD
Receiving Tre Walker 12 receptions, 161 yards
Arkansas Passing Nick Starkel 28/50, 356 yards, 3 TD, 5 INT
Rushing Rakeem Boyd 18 carries, 91 yards
Receiving Mike Woods 4 receptions, 115 yards, 1 TD

vs. Texas A&MEdit

Overall record Last 10 meetings Last meeting Result
41–31–3 2–8 Sept. 29, 2018 L, 17–24
Uniform combination
Helmet Jersey Pants
Game Five – Arkansas Razorbacks (2–2) vs. #23 Texas A&M Aggies (2–2)
1 2 34Total
Razorbacks 0 17 7327
No. 23 Aggies 7 14 01031

at AT&T StadiumArlington, Texas

  • Date: Saturday, September 28, 2019
  • Game time: 11:00 a.m. CDT
  • Game weather: n/a (game played indoors)
  • Game attendance: 51,441
  • Referee: Steve Marlowe
  • TV announcers (ESPN): Mark Jones (play-by-play), Dusty Dvoracek (color), Olivia Dekker (sideline)
  • Pregame line: Texas A&M –23 • Odds to win: Texas A&M 93.0%
Game information
First Quarter
  • (2:56) A&M – Ainias Smith 9 yard pass from Kellen Mond, Seth Small kick (Drive: 7 plays, 63 yards, 3:51; Texas A&M 7–0)
Second Quarter
  • (14:15) ARK – Connor Limpert 46 yard field goal (Drive: 10 plays, 47 yards, 3:41; Texas A&M 7–3)
  • (9:48) A&M – Isaiah Spiller 4 yard run, Seth Small kick (Drive: 11 plays, 75 yards, 4:27; Texas A&M 14–3)
  • (5:30) ARK – DeJon Harris 6 yard fumble return, Connor Limpert kick (Texas A&M 14–10)
  • (1:55) ARK – Mike Woods 13 yard pass from Ben Hicks, Connor Limpert kick (Drive: 4 plays, 41 yards, 1:21; Arkansas 17–14)
  • (0:08) A&M – Quartney Davis 22 yard pass from Kellen Mond, Seth Small kick (Drive: 11 plays, 75 yards, 1:47; Texas A&M 21–17)
Third Quarter
  • (10:34) ARK – Devwah Whaley 11 yard run, Connor Limpert kick (Drive: 8 plays, 84 yards, 2:37; Arkansas 24–21)
Fourth Quarter
  • (12:21) A&M – Quartney Davis 3 yard pass from Kellen Mond, Seth Small kick (Drive: 7 plays, 34 yards, 4:30; Texas A&M 28–24)
  • (8:46) ARK – Connor Limpert 46 yard field goal (Drive: 11 plays, 53 yards, 3:35; Texas A&M 28–27)
  • (3:52) A&M – Seth Small 50 yard field goal (Drive: 11 plays, 43 yards, 4:54; Texas A&M 31–27)
Statistics ARK A&M
First downs 24 26
Total yards 340 395
Rushes–yards 33–89 26–98
Passing yards 251 297
Passing: Comp–Att–Int 23–35–1 27–44–1
Time of possession 32:37 27:23
Team Category Player Statistics
Arkansas Passing Ben Hicks 15/27, 188 yards, 1 TD
Rushing Rakeem Boyd 18 carries, 89 yards
Receiving Cheyenne O'Grady 8 receptions, 91 yards
Texas A&M Passing Kellen Mond 23/35, 251 yards, 3 TD, 1 INT
Rushing Jacob Kibodi 9 carries, 38 yards
Receiving Jhamon Ausbon 7 receptions, 82 yards

at KentuckyEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
3–4 Oct, 13, 2012 W, 49–7
Uniform combination
Helmet Jersey Pants
Game Six – Arkansas Razorbacks (2–3) at Kentucky Wildcats (2–3)
1 2 34Total
Razorbacks 7 6 0720
Wildcats 0 7 10724

at Kroger FieldLexington, Kentucky

  • Date: Saturday, October 12, 2019
  • Game time: 6:30 p.m. CDT
  • Game weather: Clear • Temperature: 52 °F (11 °C) • Wind: S 5 mph
  • Game attendance: 57,060
  • Referee: Jason McArthur
  • TV announcers (SEC Network): Tom Hart (play-by-play), Jordan Rodgers (color), Cole Cubelic (sideline)
  • Pregame line: Kentucky –7 • Odds to win: Kentucky 80.1%
Game information
First Quarter
  • (14:18) ARK – Rakeem Boyd 74 yard rush, Connor Limpert kick (Drive: 2 plays, 75 yards, 0:42; Arkansas 7–0)
Second Quarter
  • (14:57) ARK – Connor Limpert 28 yard field goal (Drive: 8 plays, 22 yards, 1:50; Arkansas 10–0)
  • (5:48) ARK – Connor Limpert 44 yard field goal (Drive: 10 plays, 45 yards, 3:58; Arkansas 13–0)
  • (0:55) UK – Lynn Bowden Jr. 3 yard rush, Matt Ruffolo kick (Drive: 10 plays, 75 yards, 4:53; Arkansas 13–7)
Third Quarter
  • (9:02) UK – Matt Ruffolo 50 yard field goal (Drive: 13 plays, 45 yards, 5:52; Arkansas 13–10)
  • (1:50) UK – Clevan Thomas 10 yard pass from Lynn Bowden Jr., Matt Ruffolo kick (Drive: 6 plays, 48 yards, 3:16; Kentucky 17–13)
Fourth Quarter
  • (10:35) ARK – Rakeem Boyd 2 yard rush, Connor Limpert kick (Drive: 3 plays, 29 yards, 0:52; Arkansas 20–17)
  • (6:53) UK – Lynn Bowden Jr. 24 yard rush, Matt Ruffolo kick (Drive: 6 plays, 75 yards, 3:42; Kentucky 24–20)
Statistics ARK UK
First downs 16 21
Total yards 305 418
Rushes–yards 30–183 54–330
Passing yards 112 88
Passing: Comp–Att–Int 12–27–0 8–12–0
Time of possession 22:49 37:11
Team Category Player Statistics
Arkansas Passing Ben Hicks 5/8, 81 yards
Rushing Rakeem Boyd 15 carries, 134 yards, 2 TD
Receiving Cheyenne O'Grady 4 receptions, 44 yards
Kentucky Passing Lynn Bowden Jr. 7/11, 78 yards, 1 TD
Rushing Lynn Bowden Jr. 24 carries, 196 yards, 2 TD
Receiving Justin Rigg 2 receptions, 43 yards

AuburnEdit

Overall record Last 10 meetings Last meeting Result
11–16–1 4–6 Sept. 22, 2018 L, 3–34
Uniform combination
Helmet Jersey Pants
Game Seven – #11 Auburn Tigers (5–1) at Arkansas Razorbacks (2–4)
1 2 34Total
No. 11 Tigers 17 0 142051
Razorbacks 0 0 10010

at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback StadiumFayetteville, Arkansas

  • Date: Saturday, October 19, 2019
  • Game time: 11:00 a.m. CDT
  • Game weather: Partly cloudy • Temperature: 56 °F (13 °C) • Wind: SE 3 mph
  • Game attendance: 54,619
  • Referee: Lee Hedrick
  • TV announcers (SEC Network): Taylor Zarzour (play-by-play), Matt Stinchcomb (color), Alyssa Lang (sideline)
  • Pregame line: Auburn –20 • Odds to win: Auburn 93.4%
Game information
First Quarter
  • (12:38) AUB – Bo Nix 4 yard rush, Anders Carlson kick (Drive: 3 plays, 22 yards, 1:02; Auburn 7–0)
  • (10:48) AUB – Shaun Shivers 6 yard rush, Anders Carlson kick (Drive: 3 plays, 63 yards, 0:57; Auburn 14–0)
  • (0:51) AUB – Anders Carlson 44 yard field goal (Drive: 13 plays, 55 yards, 5:32; Auburn 17–0)
Second Quarter

No scoring

Third Quarter
  • (5:53) ARK – Connor Limpert 28 yard field goal (Drive: 16 plays, 77 yards, 7:30; Auburn 17–3)
  • (4:19) AUB – Seth Williams 48 yard pass from Bo Nix, Anders Carlson kick (Drive: 5 plays, 72 yards, 1:34; Auburn 24–3)
  • (3:57) AUB – Anthony Schwartz 28 yard pass from Bo Nix, Anders Carlson kick (Drive: 2 plays, 56 yards, 0:16; Auburn 31–3)
  • (0:14) ARK – Cheyenne O'Grady 45 yard pass from Ben Hicks, Connor Limpert kick (Drive: 1 play, 45 yards, 0:10; Auburn 31–10)
Fourth Quarter
  • (11:54) AUB – Seth Williams 15 yard pass from Bo Nix, kick failed (Drive: 8 plays, 64 yards, 3:20; Auburn 37–10)
  • (7:03) AUB – Jay Jay Wilson 17 yard pass from Joey Gatewood, Anders Carlson kick (Drive: 8 plays, 59 yards, 4:21; Auburn 44–10)
  • (2:27) AUB – Harold Joiner 32 yard rush, Anders Carlson kick (Drive: 5 plays, 65 yards, 3:02; Auburn 51–10)
Statistics AUB ARK
First downs 24 14
Total yards 491 234
Rushes–yards 51–298 28–52
Passing yards 193 182
Passing: Comp–Att–Int 13–19–0 19–40–2
Time of possession 30:25 29:35
Team Category Player Statistics
Auburn Passing Bo Nix 12/17, 176 yards, 3 TD
Rushing Kam Martin 10 carries, 84 yards
Receiving Seth Williams 4 receptions, 90 yards, 2 TD
Arkansas Passing Ben Hicks 19/39, 182 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT
Rushing Rakeem Boyd 13 carries, 39 yards
Receiving Cheyenne O'Grady 7 receptions, 72 yards, 1 TD

at AlabamaEdit

Overall record Last 10 meetings Last meeting Result
8–19 0–10 Oct. 6, 2018 L, 31–65
Uniform combination
Helmet Jersey Pants
Game Eight – Arkansas Razorbacks (2–5) at #1 Alabama Crimson Tide (7–0)
1 2 34Total
Razorbacks 0 0 077
No. 1 Crimson Tide 17 24 7048

at Bryant–Denny StadiumTuscaloosa, Alabama

  • Date: Saturday, October 26, 2019
  • Game time: 6:00 p.m. CDT
  • Game weather: Partly cloudy • Temperature: 71 °F (22 °C) • Wind: SW 11 mph
  • Game attendance: 100,283
  • Referee: Marc Curles
  • TV announcers (ESPN): Dave Pasch (play-by-play), Greg McElroy (color), Tom Luginbill (sideline)
  • Pregame line: Alabama –31½ • Odds to win: Alabama 98.9%
Game information
First Quarter
  • (5:53) BAMA – Joseph Bulovas 31 yard field goal (Drive: 14 plays, 69 yards, 6:27; Alabama 3–0)
  • (4:03) BAMA – Henry Ruggs 14 yard pass from Mac Jones, Joseph Bulovas kick (Drive: 1 play, 14 yards, 0:07; Alabama 10–0)
  • (0:34) BAMA – Jerry Jeudy 14 yard pass from Mac Jones, Joseph Bulovas kick (Drive: 5 plays, 48 yards, 1:42; Alabama 17–0)
Second Quarter
  • (12:25) BAMA – Najee Harris 1 yard rush, Joseph Bulovas kick (Drive: 6 plays, 70 yards, 2:16; Alabama 24–0)
  • (9:57) BAMA – Najee Harris 1 yard rush, Joseph Bulovas kick (Drive: 4 plays, 48 yards, 1:30; Alabama 31–0)
  • (2:36) BAMA – Joseph Bulovas 30 yard field goal (Drive: 5 plays, 13 yards, 1:48; Alabama 34–0)
  • (0:07) BAMA – Trevon Diggs 84 yard interception return, Joseph Bulovas kick (Alabama 41–0)
Third Quarter
  • (12:38) BAMA – Jerry Jeudy 40 yard pass from Mac Jones, Joseph Bulovas kick (Drive: 5 plays, 64 yards, 2:22; Alabama 48–0)
Fourth Quarter
  • (14:52) ARK – Cheyenne O'Grady 8 yard pass from John Stephen Jones, Connor Limpert kick (Drive: 13 plays, 85 yards, 7:34; Alabama 48–7)
Statistics ARK BAMA
First downs 13 23
Total yards 213 459
Rushes–yards 30–106 38–179
Passing yards 107 280
Passing: Comp–Att–Int 11–26–3 24–30–0
Time of possession 25:26 34:34
Team Category Player Statistics
Arkansas Passing Nick Starkel 5/19, 58 yards, 3 INT
Rushing Rakeem Boyd 12 carries, 50 yards
Receiving Rakeem Boyd 4 receptions, 55 yards
Alabama Passing Mac Jones 18/22, 235 yards, 3 TD
Rushing Najee Harris 13 carries, 86 yards, 2 TD
Receiving Jerry Jeudy 7 receptions, 103 yards, 2 TD

Mississippi StateEdit

Overall record Last 10 meetings Last meeting Result
16–12–1 3–7 Nov. 17, 2018 L, 6–52
Uniform combination
Helmet Jersey Pants
Game Nine – Mississippi State Bulldogs (3–5) at Arkansas Razorbacks (2–6)
1 2 34Total
Bulldogs 14 24 7954
Razorbacks 0 10 7724

at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback StadiumFayetteville, Arkansas

  • Date: Saturday, November 2, 2019
  • Game time: 3:00 p.m. CDT
  • Game weather: Sunny • Temperature: 53 °F (12 °C) • Wind: NNW 9 mph
  • Game attendance: 52,256
  • Referee: Matt Loeffler
  • TV announcers (SEC Network): Taylor Zarzour (play-by-play), Matt Stinchcomb (color), Alyssa Lang (sideline)
  • Pregame line: Mississippi State –7 • Odds to win: Mississippi State 74.1%
Game information
First Quarter
  • (12:11) MSST – Kylin Hill 4 yard rush, Jace Christmann kick (Drive: 6 plays, 82 yards, 2:49; Mississippi State 7–0)
  • (5:31) MSST – Osirus Mitchell 33 yard pass from Tommy Stevens, Jace Christmann kick (Drive: 11 plays, 80 yards, 5:21; Mississippi State 14–0)
Second Quarter
  • (14:04) MSST – Jace Christmann 26 yard field goal (Drive: 11 plays, 68 yards, 4:55; Mississippi State 17–0)
  • (10:24) ARK – Rakeem Boyd 52 yard rush, Connor Limpert kick (Drive: 2 plays, 61 yards, 0:57; Mississippi State 17–7)
  • (7:55) MSST – Kylin Hill 2 yard rush, Jace Christmann kick (Drive: 6 plays, 75 yards, 2:29; Mississippi State 24–7)
  • (5:00) ARK – Connor Limpert 40 yard field goal (Drive: 4 plays, 1 yard, 0:56; Mississippi State 24–10)
  • (2:42) MSST – Kylin Hill 1 yard rush, Jace Christmann kick (Drive: 5 plays, 84 yards, 2:18; Mississippi State 31–10)
  • (1:59) MSST – Marcus Murphy 32 yard interception return, Jace Christmann kick (Mississippi State 38–10)
Third Quarter
  • (10:33) MSST – Farrod Green 3 yard pass from Tommy Stevens, Jace Christmann kick (Drive: 6 plays, 66 yards, 3:09; Mississippi State 45–10)
  • (4:03) ARK – Mike Woods 11 yard pass from John Steven Jones, Connor Limpert kick (Drive: 12 plays, 59 yards, 6:30; Mississippi State 45–17)
Fourth Quarter
  • (11:40) MSST – Jace Christmann 46 yard field goal (Drive: 13 plays, 47 yards, 7:23; Mississippi State 48–17)
  • (9:47) ARK – KJ Jefferson 5 yard rush, Connor Limpert kick (Drive: 4 plays, 75 yards, 1:53; Mississippi State 48–24)
  • (8:22) MSST – Nick Gibson 47 yard rush, 2-pt. rush failed (Drive: 3 plays, 75 yards, 1:25; Mississippi State 54–24)
Statistics MSST ARK
First downs 27 10
Total yards 640 285
Rushes–yards 57–460 25–184
Passing yards 180 101
Passing: Comp–Att–Int 13–19–0 9–24–1
Time of possession 40:09 19:51
Team Category Player Statistics
Mississippi State Passing Tommy Stevens 12/18, 172 yards, 2 TD
Rushing Kylin Hill 21 carries, 234 yards, 3 TD
Receiving Deddrick Thomas 2 receptions, 59 yards
Arkansas Passing Ben Hicks 4/13, 44 yards, 1 INT
Rushing Rakeem Boyd 11 carries, 114 yards, 1 TD
Receiving Treylon Burks 1 reception, 32 yards

Western KentuckyEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting
Uniform combination
Helmet Jersey Pants
Game Ten – Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (5–4) at Arkansas Razorbacks (2–7)
1 2 34Total
Hilltoppers 14 21 3745
Razorbacks 7 0 01219

at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback StadiumFayetteville, Arkansas

  • Date: Saturday, November 9, 2019
  • Game time: 11:00 a.m. CDT
  • Game weather: Sunny • Temperature: 52 °F (11 °C) • Wind: SW 12 mph
  • Game attendance: 42,985
  • Referee: David Smith
  • TV announcers (SEC Network): Taylor Zarzour (play-by-play), Matt Stinchcomb (color), Alyssa Lang (sideline)
  • Pregame line: Arkansas –1½ • Odds to win: Arkansas 62.6%
Game information
First Quarter
  • (9:30) WKU – Jacquez Sloan 19 yard rush, Cory Munson kick (Drive: 9 plays, 42 yards, 3:45; Western Kentucky 7–0)
  • (8:02) ARK – Rakeem Boyd 76 yard rush, Connor Limpert kick (Drive: 4 plays, 88 yards, 1:28; Tied 7–7)
  • (1:59) WKU – Ty Storey 9 yard rush, Cory Munson kick (Drive: 12 plays, 75 yards, 6:03; Western Kentucky 14–7)
Second Quarter
  • (7:42) WKU – Ty Storey 1 yard rush, Cory Munson kick (Drive: 16 plays, 59 yards, 7:09; Western Kentucky 21–7)
  • (6:02) WKU – Jahcour Pearson 69 yard pass from Ty Storey, Cory Munson kick (Drive: 2 plays, 73 yards, 0:38; Western Kentucky 28–8)
  • (0:19) WKU – Gaej Walker 1 yard rush, Cory Munson kick (Drive: 12 plays, 68 yards, 3:24; Western Kentucky 35–7)
Third Quarter
  • (9:38) WKU – Cory Munson 19 yard field goal (Drive: 7 plays, 67 yards, 2:53; Western Kentucky 38–7)
Fourth Quarter
  • (12:21) ARK – Rakeem Boyd 86 yard rush, kick failed (Drive: 2 plays, 86 yards, 0:18; Western Kentucky 38–13)
  • (8:20) WKU – Devon Key 25 yard interception return, Cory Munson kick (Western Kentucky 45–13)
  • (4:44) ARK – KJ Jefferson 2 yard rush, 2-pt. pass failed (Drive: 9 plays, 70 yards, 3:36; Western Kentucky 45–19)
Statistics WKU ARK
First downs 23 12
Total yards 478 340
Rushes–yards 265 253
Passing yards 213 87
Passing: Comp–Att–Int 22–32–0 9–26–2
Time of possession 36:57 23:03
Team Category Player Statistics
Western Kentucky Passing Ty Storey 22/32, 213 yards, 1 TD
Rushing Gaej Walker 23 carries, 129 yards, 1 TD
Receiving Jahcour Pearson 10 receptions, 120 yards, 1 TD
Arkansas Passing K.J. Jefferson 6/15, 60 yards
Rushing Rakeem Boyd 8 carries, 185 yards, 2 TD
Receiving Treylon Burks 5 receptions, 59 yards

at LSUEdit

Overall record Last 10 meetings Last meeting Result
22–40–2 3–7 Nov. 10, 2018 L, 17–24
Uniform combination
Helmet Jersey Pants
Game Eleven – Arkansas Razorbacks (2–8) at #1 LSU Tigers (10–0)
1 2 34Total
Razorbacks 3 3 01420
No. 1 Tigers 7 21 21756

at Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, Louisiana

  • Date: Saturday, November 23, 2019
  • Game time: 6:00 p.m. CDT
  • Game weather: Clear • Temperature: 56 °F (13 °C) • Wind: WNW 4 mph
  • Game attendance: 101,173
  • Referee: David Smith
  • TV announcers (ESPN): Dave Pasch (play-by-play), Greg McElroy (color), Tom Luginbill (sideline)
  • Pregame line: LSU –41½ • Odds to win: LSU 98.7%
Game information
First Quarter
  • (12:33) LSU – Ja'Marr Chase 37 yard pass from Joe Burrow, Cade York kick (Drive: 6 plays, 75 yards, 2:27; LSU 7–0)
  • (3:39) ARK – Connor Limpert 24 yard field goal (Drive: 7 plays, 49 yards, 3:31; LSU 7–3)
Second Quarter
  • (9:43) ARK – Connor Limpert 47 yard field goal (Drive: 10 plays, 32 yards, 5:09; LSU 7–6)
  • (7:38) LSU – Tyrion Davis-Price 2 yard rush, Cade York kick (Drive: 6 plays, 75 yards, 2:05; LSU 14–6)
  • (3:17) LSU – Clyde Edwards-Helaire 27 yard rush, Cade York kick (Drive: 5 plays, 62 yards, 5:00; LSU 21–6)
  • (0:14) LSU – Justin Jefferson 10 yard pass from Joe Burrow, Cade York kick (Drive: 9 plays, 90 yards, 1:37; LSU 28–6)
Third Quarter
  • (7:48) LSU – Ja'Marr Chase 50 yard pass from Joe Burrow, Cade York kick (Drive: 2 plays, 85 yards, 0:43; LSU 35–6)
  • (5:47) LSU – Clyde Edwards-Helaire 26 yard rush, Cade York kick (Drive: 1 play, 26 yards, 0:09; LSU 42–6)
  • (2:46) LSU – Clyde Edwards-Helaire 89 yard rush, Cade York kick (Drive: 1 play, 89 yards, 0:26; LSU 49–6)
Fourth Quarter
  • (14:52) LSU – John Emery 39 yard rush, Cade York kick (Drive: 5 plays, 67 yards, 1:45; LSU 56–6)
  • (8:35) ARK – Mike Woods 24 yard pass from Jack Lindsey, Connor Limpert kick (Drive: 9 plays, 75 yards, 5:52; LSU 56–13)
  • (7:02) ARK – Devwah Whaley 2 yard rush, Connor Limpert kick (Drive: 2 plays, 11 yards, 1:05; LSU 56–20)
Statistics ARK LSU
First downs 19 25
Total yards 304 612
Rushes–yards 43–114 16–260
Passing yards 190 352
Passing: Comp–Att–Int 13–28–0 25–32–0
Time of possession 40:54 19:06
Team Category Player Statistics
Arkansas Passing K.J. Jefferson 7/14, 105 yards
Rushing Rakeem Boyd 13 carries, 33 yards
Receiving Treylon Burks 3 receptions, 80 yards
LSU Passing Joe Burrow 23/28, 327 yards, 3 TD
Rushing Clyde Edwards-Helaire 6 carries, 188 yards, 3 TD
Receiving Ja'Marr Chase 6 receptions, 144 yards, 2 TD

MissouriEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
3–7 Nov. 23, 2018 L, 0–38
Uniform combination
Helmet Jersey Pants
Game Twelve – Missouri Tigers (5–6) at Arkansas Razorbacks (2–9)
1 2 34Total
Tigers 0 10 7724
Razorbacks 7 0 7014

at War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, Arkansas

  • Date: Friday, November 29, 2019
  • Game time: 1:30 p.m. CDT
  • Game weather: Cloudy • Temperature: 49 °F (9 °C) • Wind: E 6 mph
  • Game attendance: 33,961
  • Referee: John McDaid
  • TV announcers (CBS): Carter Blackburn (play-by-play), Aaron Taylor and Rick Neuheisel (color), John Schriffen (sideline)
  • Pregame line: Missouri –14½ • Odds to win: Missouri 82.5%
Game information
First Quarter
  • (6:49) ARK – Trey Knox 19 yard pass from Jack Lindsey, Connor Limpert kick (Drive: 5 plays, 38 yards, 1:48; Arkansas 7–0)
Second Quarter
  • (14:56) MIZ – Larry Rountree 5 yard rush, Tucker McCann kick (Drive: 14 plays, 75 yards, 6:53; Tied 7–7)
  • (5:08) MIZ – Tucker McCann 26 yard field goal (Drive: 8 plays, 48 yards, 3:05; Missouri 10–7)
Third Quarter
  • (13:34) ARK – Grayson Gunter 10 yard pass from Jack Lindsey, Connor Limpert kick (Drive: 3 plays, 26 yards, 1:21; Arkansas 14–10)
  • (7:00) MIZ – Tyler Badie 3 yard rush, Tucker McCann kick (Drive: 8 plays, 84 yards, 2:54; Missouri 17–14)
Fourth Quarter
  • (8:47) MIZ – Jonathan Nance 10 yard pass from Taylor Powell, Tucker McCann kick (Drive: 8 plays, 64 yards, 2:38; Missouri 24–14)
Statistics MIZ ARK
First downs 20 16
Total yards 329 242
Rushes–yards 47–144 31–165
Passing yards 185 77
Passing: Comp–Att–Int 15–23–1 11–31–0
Time of possession 31:30 29:30
Team Category Player Statistics
Missouri Passing Taylor Powell 8/14, 105 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT
Rushing Larry Rountree 24 carries, 88 yards
Receiving Barre Banister 6 receptions, 60 yards
Arkansas Passing Jack Lindsey 10/26, 75 yards, 2 TD
Rushing Rakeem Boyd 21 carries, 95 yards
Receiving Mike Woods 2 receptions, 26 yards

StatisticsEdit

  • The statistics section was last updated on November 9, following Arkansas' game against Western Kentucky.

TeamEdit

Stat Arkansas Opponents
Total Scoring 257 362
    Points per Game 21.4 36.2
First Downs 219 226
    Rushing 80 107
    Passing 111 103
    Penalty 28 16
Total Offense 4,081 4,467
    Rushing 1,766 2,254
    Passing 2,315 2,213
    Avg per Game 340.1 446.7
Rushing Att–Avg/Rush–TD 376 – 4.7 – 14 423 – 5.3 – 22
Passing Comp–Att–TD–Int 202–407–14–15 187–286–21–5
Stat Arkansas Opponents
Fumbles–Lost 12–6 15–9
Penalties–Yards 47–392 58–528
    Avg penalty yds per Game 39.2 52.8
Punts–Yards 47–1,850 36–1,640
    Avg per Punt 39.4 45.6
3rd Down Conversions 46–135 62–135
4th Down Conversions 7–16 9–15
Touchdowns Scored 27 46
Points off Turnovers 44 73
PATs–Attempts (2pt–Attempts) 25–26 (0–1) 44–45 (0–1)
Field Goals–Attempts (Long) 12–15 (54) 14–18 (50)

Scores by quarterEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Arkansas 48 3 17 50 118
Non-conference opponents 38 51 13 21 123
1 2 3 4 Total
Arkansas 7 36 24 38 105
SEC opponents 62 72 45 60 239
1 2 3 4 Total
Arkansas 55 39 41 88 223
All opponents 100 123 58 81 362

OffenseEdit

Game-by-game offenseEdit

Passing Rushing Receiving
Hicks Starkel Jones Jefferson Lindsey Boyd Hayden Warren Whaley Boyd Burks Hayden Gunter Knox Morris O'Grady Woods
PRST 143 48 114 28 21 22 52 4 16 38 15 30
MISS 98 201 67 –6 12 2 8 28 –4 88 8 45 84
CSU 305 122 17 2 81 92 12 90 9 74 10
SJSU 356 91 32 10 83 60 33 115
A&M 188 109 89 12 10 58 26 91 62
UK 81 41 134 42 25 24 11 44 18
AUB 182 39 12 26 28 34 8 72
BAMA 58 50 50 40 55 15 13
MSST 44 25 32 114 12 32 23 9 18 15
WKU 27 60 185 2 59 16
LSU 34 105 51 33 8 27 80 47
MIZ 2 75 95 14 2 6 16 19 26

Statistical leader

Players drafted into the NFLEdit

Round Pick Player Position NFL Club
3 95 McTelvin Agim DT Denver Broncos
7 216 Kamren Curl S Washington Redskins

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