Top performers


AUSTIN TATE: The tight end who had caught one pass in the first two games, had two catches for 21 yards against Alabama. The 6-foot-6, 253-pound junior broke some tackles on his 19-yard reception vs. the Crimson Tide.

ROHAN GAINES: The redshirt freshman safety, led Arkansas with eight unassisted tackles. Gaines also helped on three tackles, giving him a team-leading 11.

DYLAN BREEDING: He averaged 44 yards per try on his five punts and Alabama only returned two of them, netting four yards on those returns. Breeding also kicked the ball out of the end zone after a high snap sailed over his head, but Alabama turned down the safety and took the ball on the Arkansas 6.

KAELON KELLEYBREW: The senior making his first start broke up two passes. No other Arkansas defender was credited with breaking up any passes.

AJ McCARRON: The Alabama quarterback was11 of 16 passing with a touchdown and ran Nick Saban’s offense to near perfection in leading his team to a lopsided 52-0 decision, the first team to pitch a shutout in Fayetteville since 1966.