LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The enemy of your enemy is sometimes your friend. Perhaps that's why the Arkansas-Texas A&M rivalry has always seemed so ... tame?
Sure, the teams played a few big games when they were in the Southwest Conference, but most of the time they had their eyes on Texas.
Arkansas and Texas A&M will renew acquaintances Saturday night in their first meeting since 1991, but there's little animosity in the air - certainly not the ill will that surfaces when either team faces the Longhorns. Instead, this weekend's game was marketed like an in-season bowl. It'll be played at the Dallas Cowboys' new stadium, a neutral site not too far from each school's campus.
Arkansas has a 38-24-3 lead in the series.
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