Arkansas Muscling Into Elite

Arkansas Muscling Into Elite

No doubt No. 1 and unbeaten LSU has been slapping away ranked opponents so far this season like bayou hummingbirds, better known in Cajun country as mosquitos.

Unbeaten No. 2 Alabama has been issuing slow, steady beatdowns on foes.

But don’t sleep on No. 10 and once-beaten Arkansas. No sir, do NOT close your eyes on the Razorbacks just yet.

If you do, you’ll miss quarterback Tyler Wilson completing 19 straight passes. You won’t see wide receiver Joe Adams turn the corner on a simple toss sweep and smoke a defense on a 92-yard touchdown run. You won’t catch a Razorbacks’ defense that allows some big plays, but just keeps coming and coming and coming.

No. 15 Auburn got a taste of the Hogs’ smorgasbord of explosiveness Saturday night in Reynolds Razorback Stadium. Wilson threw for 262 yards, Adams broke open a tight game with a scoring romp that covered almost the length of the field and the Arkansas defense pitched a shutout after the first quarter for a 38-14 victory over the defending BCS national champions.

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