Fayetteville, Arkansas — Arkansas is now in the SEC after beating an unranked team in its season opener.
And the league teams are not ranked.
South Carolina went 1-0 and didn’t look particularly good against Georgia State, while the Razors beat No. 23 Cincinnati 31-24 and satisfied Fans have rising expectations.
The game will start at 11AM and you can watch it on ESPN and fuboTV.
Listen to the game online at HitThatLine.com or at ESPN Arkansas 99.5 in Fayetteville, 95.3 in River Valley, Hot Springs 96.3, Harrison-Mountain Home 104.3.
There will also be a live blog follow-up during the game, with post-game commentary and analysis on allHOGS.com.
• This year marks the first time since 1995 that Arkansas is in September. This weekend’s game against the Gamecocks is the first time the Wild Boars have opened an SEC game at home since the 2012 season since Arkansas hosted No. 1 Alabama on Sept. 15.
Arkansas Razorbacks quarterback KJ Jefferson during the season at Razorback Stadium on September 3, 2022 In the opener, a 31-24 win over Cincinnati sent a signal to his teammates.
• QB KJ Jefferson once again showed why he’s one of the most dynamic quarterbacks in college football. Jefferson completed 18 of 26 passes (69.2%) for 223 yards and 3 touchdowns while rushing for 62 yards and a point, his fourth career game with at least 1 pass Touchdowns and at least 1 point on the ground. It was also his sixth career game with more than three passing touchdowns.
Arkansas Razorbacks running back Laheim Sanders looked for running space on the edge of a 31-24 win over Cincinnati to open the 2022 season. (Ted McLenning/allHOGS Images)
• RB Raheim ‘Rocket’ Sanders, last year as a true The freshmen burst onto the scene, and the 2022 season kicked off with a bang. The Rockridge, Fla. native recorded his second career 100-yard rushing rush in a win over Cincinnati, 117 yards on 20 carries (5.8 average), and eventually became the hog’s lead. Leading rusher. Sanders is one of four Razorback dribblers to dash for at least 500 yards in 2021 — a feat not accomplished at Arkansas since 1975.
Arkansas Razorbacks tight end Treynox (7 years old) and offensive lineman Dalton Wagner (78) celebrates with wide receiver Jardon Haselwood (9) in the fourth quarter against the Cincinnati Bears at Razorback Stadium. Arkansas won 31-24. (Nelson Chenault / USA TODAY Sports)
• TE Trey Knox had a career day in Arkansas State’s first win over Cincinnati with a team-high 75 yards and a career-high two touchdowns Team-leading 6 catches. Knox is Arkansas’ most experienced return catcher entering the 2022 campaign with 61 receptions for 671 yards and six touchdowns in 34 career games. The Murfreesboro, Tennessee native switched to tight end last season after starting his college career as a wide receiver.
Arkansas State Razor linebacker Bumper Pool looks at the Cincinnati Bears backfield before shooting Saturday at Razorback Stadium. (Ted McLenning/allHOGS Images)
• LB Bumper Pool made his 18th career double-digit tackles in the season opener with a team-high 13 tackles, including one fail. Poole is Arkansas State’s leading tackler in 2021, with two straight seasons totaling more than 100 tackles and having the second-most tackles of any FBS guard since 2019 (333). He has 362 career tackles — eighth most — time in Arkansas.
Arkansas Razor vs. South Carolina State Cocks
Current Record: Arkansas (1-0, 0-0 SEC) vs. South Carolina (1- 0, 0- 0 SEC)
Date/Time: Saturday, September 10 at 11AM
Location: Razorback Stadium, Fayetteville, Ark.
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TV/Streaming : ESPN (Bob Wischusen, Dan Orlovsky, Kris Budden), FuboTV (Free Trial)
RADIO : Visit HitThatLine.com online or via ESPN Fayetteville AR 99.5, River Valley 95.3, Hot Springs 96.3 and 104.3 at Harrison Hill home.
Bet via SI SportsBook
Spread : Arkansas -8 (-118 )
Moneyline: South Carolina+ 240, Arkansas – 333
Information from Arkansas Communications is included in this story.
Food for pig:
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Watch SAM PITTMAN’s press conference on Wednesday afternoon
Biggest RAZORBACKS fans game basketball schedule will end at the end of the season
RAZORBACKS coach Dave Van Horn previews fall practice start
SHANE BEAMER COMPARING KJ JEFFERSON TO BILL BRASKY (read it to find out who that is)
In the polls that now include Florida’s Great Leap Forward
Except EVERYONE OUTSIDE LSU HAPPY FOR SEC TEAM’S OPENING WEEKEND
RB DOMINIQUE JOHNSON STARTS TO SEE WORK IN PRACTICE
RAZORBACK GUARD GETS LEAGUE HONORS AFTER OVER CININNATI
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