FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas running back Michael Smith appears to be making progress after missing last weekend's loss to Florida with an injured hamstring.
Coach Bobby Petrino said Thursday that Smith was running full speed in practice, but the team will have to wait and see how he responds to that exertion. Petrino said barring a setback, Smith should be ready to play Saturday at Mississippi.
Smith rushed for over 1,000 yards last year and is the Razorbacks' leading rusher this season.
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