Arkansas’ Tyler Wilson is averaging 322 passing yards a game, but has thrown seven interceptions in seven games. He threw six in 13 starts last season; Tulsa’s Cody Green, a Nebraska transfer, has compiled a 10-1 record as a starter.
Dennis Johnson is aiming for the first consecutive 100-yard efforts of his career. He’ll get carries with Knile Davis (hamstring) out; Three Tulsa backs average more than 60 yards a game. Alex Singleton has scored 34 TDs in 35 games.
UA’s Cobi Hamilton is the SEC’s No. 1 receiver. The Hogs will play without Chris Gragg (injury) and No. 3 Brandon Mitchell (rules violation); Tulsa’s Keyarris Garrett leads team in receiving with 28 catches for 443 yards and 5 TDs.
Arkansas’ line has allowed one sack or less in six games. Alvin Bailey and Travis Swanson will start their 35th games today; Tulsa center Trent Dupy has started 40 straight games. He has played in 45 games, starting 44 in his career.
UA Defensive ends Chris Smith and Trey Flowers are tied for the team lead in sacks (4 ˝). Jared Green and Robert Thomas have 2 sacks apiece; Tulsa DE Jared St. John ranks second on the team in sacks (7). DT Daeshon Buffored has 3 ˝.
UA freshman AJ Turner has tied for the team lead in tackles since moving into starting lineup, collecting 15 stops in two games; Tulsa’s Shawn Jackson is third on the team in tackles (44) despite being suspended for three games.
Safety Ross Rasner ranks first on the team in tackles (61) and has three of Arkansas’ five interceptions; Tulsa safety Dexter McCoil, who was named to Jim Thorpe Award and Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch lists, has a school-record 15 interceptions.
OVERALL: Arkansas 31, Tulsa 30