Quarterbacks

UAs Tyler Wilson is coming off an All-SEC year and carries Heisman Trophy hopes into senior season; JSU starter Marques Ivory is back from last seasons broken leg. 

Edge: Arkansas

Running Backs

UAs Knile Davis will play his first game since the 2010 Sugar Bowl and is eager for contact; JSUs Washaun Ealey has SEC experience and is a 1,000-yard rusher.

Edge: Arkansas

Receivers

UAs Cobi Hamilton enjoyed a big preseason and leads a big crew that includes Chris Gragg and Brandon Mitchell; JSUs Alan Bonner had a team-high 33 catches in 2011.

Edge: Arkansas

O-Line

Three UA linemen David Hurd, Tyler Deacon, Brey Cook are scheduled to get their first career starts; Each member of JSUs offensive line has starting experience.

Edge: Arkansas

D-Line

UA ends Chris Smith, Trey Flowers combined for 59 tackles, 4 sacks last season; JSUs DiMetrio Tyson, 25 tackles, 4 tackles for losses, anchors a young defensive line.

Edge: Arkansas

Linebackers

UAs Alonzo Highsmith hasnt practiced much since the end of the 2011 season because of injuries; JSUs Rashad Smith is the teams leading returning tackler.

Edge: Arkansas

Secondary

UA safety Eric Bennett finish fourth on the team in tackles (74), second in INTs (3) in 2011; JSU safety Pierre Warren had 3 INTs in 2011, including a 98-yard TD.

Edge: Arkansas

OVERALL: Arkansas 52, Jacksonville State 20