No. 21 Arkansas hoping defense finds footing

 FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas defense is coming off a major meltdown.

The Razorbacks lost 65-43 to Auburn last weekend. It was a shocking performance for a defense that had given up only 75 points through the first give games this year.

Defensive coordinator Willy Robinson says his unit just didn't step up against the Tigers.

The performance has left the No. 21 Razorbacks (4-2, 1-2 Southeastern Conference) in search of some much-needed confidence as they prepare to face Mississippi (3-3, 1-2) and former Arkansas coach Houston Nutt on Saturday.

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