LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - From the moment Arkansas' schedule was released in February, its Southeastern Conference opener stood out.
Georgia. At home. With an open date the previous weekend.
After months of anticipation, the Razorbacks finally get their shot at the No. 23 Bulldogs on Saturday night. Yes, it's early in the season, and neither team is expected to win the SEC this year - but for a young Arkansas team with high hopes for the future, this game is shaping up as the perfect test.
The Razorbacks finished 5-7 last season, but they beat LSU in their finale and headed into the offseason full of optimism. Arkansas beat Missouri State with ease in its 2009 opener.