Razorbacks practice on new turf in stadium

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - The Razorbacks hit the practice field Sunday, trying out the newly installed artificial turf inside Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium.

After practice, Arkansas defensive coordinator Willy Robinson said the team continues to improve. He praised new defensive backs David Gordon and Darius Winston, as well as Anthony Leon, a defensive back who transferred from the College of the Sequoias in California.

The next practice is set for Monday morning.

Arkansas opens its season Sept. 5 in Little Rock against Missouri State. Two weeks later, the team has its conference opener against Georgia in Fayetteville.

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