The Alabama Crimson Tide hosts Arkansas on Saturday. Here is your first look at the Razorbacks.
SEASON SO FAR (2-3, 0-2 SEC)
|08/31/2017||Florida A&M (Little Rock)||W 49-7|
|09/23/2017||Texas A&M (Arlington)||L 50-43 (1OT)|
|09/30/2017||New Mexico St.||W 42-24|
|10/07/2017||at South Carolina||L 48-22|
|ALA PPG||43.0||31.4||ARK DEF PPG|
|ALA TOTAL OFF||483.0||350.0||ARK TOTAL DEF|
|ALA PASSING OFF||181.3||204.0||ARK PASSING DEF|
|ALA RUSHING OFF||301.7||146.0||ARK RUSHING DEF|
|ARK PPG||32.6||10.3||ALA DEF PPG|
|ARK TOTAL OFF||392.6||258.8||ALA TOTAL DEF|
|ARK PASSING OFF||207.2||185.5||ALA PASSING DEF|
|ARK RUSHING OFF||185.4||73.3||ALA RUSHING DEF|
|ALA TO MARGIN||2.00||-0.40||ARK TO MARGIN|
INJURIES AND SUSPENSIONS
|10/08/17||QB||Austin Allen||Shoulder||left last game- "?" Saturday vs. Alabama|
|09/26/17||WR||Jared Cornelius||Achilles||out for season|
|09/08/17||WR||Koilan Jackson||ACL||out for season|
|09/02/17||DB||Ryan Pulley||Shoulder||out for season|
It would be easy for Alabama to write off Arkansas as a non-threat after their 26-point loss to South Carolina last weekend. However, one must consider that the Hogs took Texas A&M to overtime before losing by a touchdown. Arkansas is a team that has not fared well in the turnover category, with a minus .40 a game factor. Bama, on the other hand, has feasted on gaining turnovers from opponents. Getting a couple of takeaways from the Hogs will likely seal the Crimson Tide's seventh victory of the 2017 season. Arkansas' poor defense gives them an almost death sentence in this game.
Saturday's game starts at 6:15 pm CT and can be seen on ESPN.