COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri and Arkansas will be headed to similar bowl games after the Tigers held off the Razorbacks 29-27 on Saturday night, leaving each of the bitter border rivals 6-6 on the season.
Arkansas (6-5, 3-4 SEC) at Missouri (5-6, 2-5), Friday, 3:30 p.m. EST (CBS)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK COLLEGE LINE: Arkansas by 3
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The situation could not seem simpler for Missouri heading into Friday's rivalry game with Arkansas: Win and the Tigers qualify for a bowl game, lose and they're sitting home for the holidays.
Seven players rushed for at least 200 yards in the Football Bowl Subdivision over the weekend, and three of them did it in the same game.
Mississippi’s Quinshon Judkins ran 24 times for 214 yards and teammate Zach Evans ran 17 times for 208 in a 42-27 loss to Arkansas on Saturday.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Quarterback KJ Jefferson returned. So did Arkansas’ offensive firepower. But Rocket Sanders grabbed the spotlight.
Sanders rushed for 232 yards and three touchdowns, including a 68-yarder on the opening drive of the second half, in a 42-27 rout of No.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Sixth-ranked LSU’s final home game will serve as more than a traditional celebration of senior players taking their home field for the last time.
It's also a chance for fans in Tiger Stadium to honor the remarkable success story LSU has become during coach Brian Kelly’s first season on the bayou.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — If recent history holds true, fans who brave projected below-freezing temperatures Saturday night at Razorback Stadium may be in store for a thriller when Arkansas and Mississippi meet.
No. 14 Mississippi (8-2, 4-2 SEC, No. 14 CFP) at Arkansas (5-5, 2-4 SEC), Saturday, 7:30 p.m. ET (SEC Network)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK COLLEGE LINE: Mississippi by 2 1/2.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Miyan Williams rushed for 147 yards and a touchdown before leaving with an injury late in the first half, C.J Stroud threw five TD passes and No. 2 Ohio State buried Indiana 56-14 on Saturday.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — LSU coach Brian Kelly told Harold Perkins Jr. he reminded him of Michael Jordan after the seventh-ranked Tigers beat Arkansas 13-10 on Saturday.
The freshman linebacker, whose strip-sack of Arkansas quarterback Cade Fortin with 1:17 left clinched the win and kept LSU's College Football Playoff hopes alive, had the flu before the teams kicked off, the coach said.
No. 7 LSU (7-2, 5-1 SEC, No. 7 CFP) at Arkansas (5-4, 2-3), Saturday, 12 p.m. EST (ESPN)
Line: LSU by 3, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — LSU coach Brian Kelly knows his seventh-ranked Tigers have more at stake Saturday than just winning a rivalry game against Arkansas.
A win over Arkansas would bring the Golden Boot trophy back to Baton Rouge after it spent a year in Fayetteville.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Liberty coach Hugh Freeze said it might have been the biggest win of his career. Arkansas’ Sam Pittman knew it was his worst loss.
No. 23 Liberty picked up its first win over an SEC school just five years after its entry to FBS on Saturday, making a goal-line stand with 1:11 left to beat Arkansas, 21-19.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Each time Liberty coach Hugh Freeze has coached a game inside Reynolds Razorback Stadium, he has left with a bitter taste in his mouth.
“I’ve never had success in Fayetteville,” Freeze said.
No. 23 Liberty (7-1) at Arkansas (5-3), 4 p.m. EDT (SECN)
Line: Arkansas by 13 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — KJ Jefferson ran for two touchdowns and passed for a third and Raheim Sanders rushed for 171 yards to lead Arkansas to a 41-27 victory over Auburn on Saturday in a battle to escape the bottom of the Southeastern Conference Western Division.
Arkansas (4-3, 1-3 SEC) at Auburn (3-4, 1-3), Saturday, noon ET (SEC Network)
Line: Arkansas by 3 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
No. 21 Cincinnati (5-1, 2-0) at SMU (3-3, 1-1), Saturday, noon ET (FS1)
Line: Cincinnati by 3 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — KJ Jefferson threw for 367 yards and a career-high five touchdowns to lead Arkansas to a 52-35 victory over BYU on Saturday.
Raheim Sanders added a career-high 175 yards and a pair of touchdowns on the ground for Arkansas (4-3), which snapped a three-game losing streak after rolling up 644 total yards on the Cougars.
Arkansas (3-3) at BYU (4-2), Saturday, 3:30 p.m. ET (ESPN)
Line: Arkansas by 1 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
A look at Week 7 n the Southeastern Conference:
GAME OF THE WEEK
No. 3 Alabama (6-3, 3-0 SEC) at No. 6 Tennessee (5-0, 2-0)
Will Anderson is one of the nation’s top pass rushers. Hendon Hooker has been among the hottest passers.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Jalen Milroe threw for three touchdowns in his first start and No. 1 Alabama made a final goal-line stand to escape with a 24-20 victory over Texas A&M on Saturday night in a battle of backup quarterbacks.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Two seasons ago Arkansas came up with a blueprint to defend Mike Leach’s Air Raid offense.
A three-man front with eight players dropping in coverage made for a rough night for the Mississippi State offense.
Arkansas (3-2, 1-2 SEC) at No. 23 Mississippi State (4-1, 1-1), Saturday, noon ET (SEC)
Line: Mississippi State by 9 1/2 according to FanDuel.com Sportsbook
Mike Leach says he doesn’t care about the rankings, just the results.
That No. 23 Mississippi State is ranked for the first time this season is a good indicator of how the Bulldogs are playing.
A look at Week 6 in the Southeastern Conference:
GAME OF THE WEEK
No. 8 Tennessee (4-0, 1-0 SEC) at No. 25 LSU (4-1, 2-0)
Alabama quarterback Bryce Young's sprained throwing shoulder has usurped the offseason coaching spat as the big story heading into the top-ranked Crimson Tide's grudge match against Texas A&M.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Alabama did it once. That was probably enough for Nick Saban's tastes.
The second-ranked Crimson Tide lost starting quarterback Bryce Young to a shoulder injury in the second quarter against Arkansas on Saturday in a 49-26 win over No.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Alabama quarterback Bryce Young suffered an AC joint injury in his shoulder and left No. 2 Alabama's 49-26 win over No. 20 Arkansas in the second quarter Saturday.
The Heisman Trophy winner came off the field after Alabama's fifth drive ended at its own 42, favoring his right arm and holding it close to his body after attempting a pass that went incomplete.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — The last time Arkansas knocked off Alabama, Nick Saban was coaching the Miami Dolphins.
The Razorbacks’ 2006 win over the Crimson Tide came a year prior to Saban taking over at Alabama.
No. 2 Alabama (4-0, 1-0 SEC) at No. 20 Arkansas (3-1, 1-1 SEC), 3:30 p.m. ET (CBS).
Line: Alabama by 17 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jimbo Fisher was glad Texas A&M had to face consecutive top-15 opponents after that embarrassing home loss to Appalachian State.
The Aggies have certainly responded while learning a few things about themselves.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Demani Richardson got the ball just like he wanted, and the defensive back sprinted the final 82 yards down the sideline on a wild fumble return touchdown for No. 23 Texas A&M.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Arkansas coach Sam Pittman fondly remembers that feeling in the locker room after the Razorbacks' first-in-a-decade victory, and finally beating longtime rival Texas A&M in a Southeastern Conference game.
No. 10 Arkansas (3-0, 1-0 SEC) vs. No. 23 Texas A&M (2-1, 0-0), at Arlington, Texas, Saturday, 7 p.m. ET, (ESPN).
Line: Texas A&M by 1 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
A top executive at plant-based food company Beyond Meat has been charged with felony battery after a fight outside a college football game in which he was accused of biting a man’s nose.
Doug Ramsey was also charged with making a terroristic threat after the attack Saturday in a parking garage outside a University of Arkansas football game in Fayetteville.
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State accomplished its mission of staying focused during a 63-7 win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Saturday night.
Spencer Sanders matched his career single-game high of four touchdown passes in the first 16 minutes and completed 13 of 16 passes for 242 yards and the four scores for the Cowboys (3-0) in their final nonconference game before entering Big 12 play.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Bobby Petrino broke Arkansas’ heart once. Sam Pittman wasn’t going to let it happen again.
Pittman’s 10th-ranked Razorbacks overcame a 10-point deficit with three touchdowns in the final 11:38 to beat Petrino’s FCS-level Missouri State team 38-27 on Saturday night.
No. 1 Georgia (2-0, 0-0 Southeastern Conference) at South Carolina (1-1, 0-1), Saturday, noon ET (ESPN)
Line: Georgia by 24 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — The last image of Missouri State coach Bobby Petrino in Fayetteville is one Arkansans would like to forget.
Neck in a brace and face bruised fresh off a motorcycle accident, Petrino sat in front of reporters one final time in Northwest Arkansas back in 2012.
Oklahoma State wants to use Saturday’s game against Arkansas-Pine Bluff as a final tune-up before Big 12 play.
The eighth-ranked Cowboys are in strong position after opening the season with two wins, including a 34-17 victory over Arizona State last Saturday.
Missouri State (2-0) at No. 10 Arkansas (2-0), Saturday, 7 p.m. ET (ESPN+)
Line: No line on FanDuel Sportsbook.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Bobby Petrino is 61 these days, nearly five years removed from being on the national stage with Louisville and, far more importantly, more than a decade removed from the coach's scandalous flameout at Arkansas.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — When the name “Sanders” has echoed through the speakers at Razorback Stadium this season, it’s generally been a good thing for Arkansas.
“The Sanders Show,” as dubbed in the state, stars Raheim Sanders at running back and the unrelated Drew Sanders at linebacker.
Georgia reclaimed the top spot in The Associated Press college football poll on Sunday, and Kentucky, Oklahoma State and Arkansas moved into the top 10 after an upset-filled weekend across the country.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Darren McFadden and Felix Jones make for some serious company. Rocket Sanders can now say he’s there with those all-time Arkansas running backs.
The Razorbacks’ sophomore running back ran for a career-high 156 yards and two touchdowns in helping the No.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Spencer Rattler's debut at South Carolina wasn’t anything extraordinary in a season-opening 35-14 win over Georgia State.
South Carolina (1-0, 0-0 SEC) at No. 16 Arkansas (1-0, 0-0 SEC), Saturday, noon ET (ESPN)
Line: Arkansas by 8 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.